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Services for students

Services for students

Library and Information Services / Lending Services

We provide the following services in the Te Puna and Waitākere libraries. (Note:* Services with an asterisk are also available by phone.)

Lending services

  • Issuing books and discharging them when returned
  • Provide assistance with missing and lost library books/items
  • Transferring books you request that are held at another Unitec library branch *
  • Receiving fine and fee payments

Providing assistance* with operating library equipment

  • Self-check machines

Answering enquiries, and receiving feedback* about:

  • Building maintenance, health, safety and security
  • Lost or stolen personal items in Waitākere.  (This is managed by Security in Mt Albert)

Research and Information Services

We are expert at helping staff and students with their research information needs, great or small. At the desk in each library individual help is available for all during normal opening hours. For students unable to visit the library in person, we can be contacted as follows:

Details and Bookings:   Subject Librarians

Our information services staff can help you find resources for your assignments, research projects and theses.  Other research and information services:

Learning Services

We provide a range of ways both face to face and online for students and staff to learn about the Library and learn library and information skills.

Details and Bookings:   Subject Librarians

Plus see our online learning tools.

Services for students from MIT

Students and staff from Manukau Institute of Technology (MIT) may borrow library materials from Unitec collections.

Students from other institutions

Learners enrolled at a Te Pūkenga campus have access to Unitec library and services.  See link below.

Library services for students from another institution are negotiated with each individual institution. Please check with your parent institution about what arrangements they have made with Unitec to provide Library services.

Past students and members of the public

There are limited provision for past students and members of the public.  Associate members must complete an application form to be considered for this service.