Ebooks at Unitec Library

How to get the best use of the ebooks provided by Unitec Library.

Ebooks at Unitec

Unitec Library subscribes to a wide range of e-books.  An e-book is a book that you can read on your computer or device in full, 24/7 wherever you have an Internet connection.  All you need is your Unitec user name and password.  

Check out some recent ebook purchases

Applications for Advancing Animal Ecology

Practical guidance for wildlife professionals working to improve study design, data analysis, and the application of results to habitat and population management.

Adapt As an Architect

Adapt As An Architect: A Mid-Career Companion is the only book that helps design professionals to navigate the vast heart of the architect's journey. It serves as a roadmap: a career GPS that provides options for architects getting from where they are today to where they really want to be. The focus of this optimistic, engaging book is on continued relevance, professional engagement, perseverance, and career longevity. 

Think Like an Architect

Do you know how to think like an architect? Do you know why you should? How do you make sure that you have the critical thinking tools necessary to prosper in your academic and professional career? This book gives you the answers. Architects have a valuable and critical set of multiple thinking types that they develop throughout the design process.

Multiplicity, Embodiment and the Contemporary Dancer

This book explores the co-creative practice of contemporary dancers solely from the point of view of the dancer. It reveals multiple dancing perspectives, drawn from interviews, current writing and evocative accounts from inside the choreographic process, illuminating the myriad ways that dancers contribute to the production of dance culture.

Pre-Accident Investigations

Pre-Accident Investigations: Better Questions - An Applied Approach to Operational Learning challenges safety and reliability professionals to get better answers by asking better questions. A provocative examination of human performance and safety management, the book delivers a thought-provoking discourse about how we work and defines a new approach to operational learning. This is not a book about traditional safety. This is a book about creating "real" safety in your organization. 

Explore this guide to:

  1. Learn how to find and use e-books
  2. Print, save and copy parts of e-books
  3. Download e-books
  4. Troubleshoot issues you may encounter while using e-books.
  5. Learn how to embed e-books into Moodle (for lecturers)

Why use e-books?

The benefits of using eBooks are:

  • E-books can often be read by several people at the same time. 
  • E-books can't be recalled because another student wants the book.
  • E-books can be read on a variety of devices.
  • E-books are available 24/7 wherever you have Internet access. 
  • You don't need to visit the library to borrow an e-book.
  • You can search e-books for specific keywords.
  • You can bookmark pages, add notes and share readings.