University of Otago Distance Learning


The University of Otago has a world-class library to support staff and students engaged in teaching, learning and research.

Library resources are increasingly available online as e-journals and e-books and these are particularly useful for Distance students.

Subject Guides are a valuable resource and Subject Librarians can help you in your area of study. Find out more information on our LibGuide for Distance students:

https://otago.libguides.com/distance

  1. University of Otago Libraries

    The University of Otago has a world-class library to support staff and students engaged in teaching, learning and research. Read more…
  2. Distance students and the Library

    The Library has been supporting Distance Students for almost 35 years, as long as the University has been offering distance courses. Read more…
  3. Visiting other New Zealand University libraries

    Through the ULANZ (University Libraries of Australian and New Zealand) reciprocal borrowing agreement, you can borrow in person from ... Read more…
  4. Library Services, Resources, & Guides

    The Library provides access to a range of services and resources for your time at university. Read more…
  5. Visiting Campus Libraries

    All students who are currently enrolled can use any of the University of Otago libraries on the Dunedin, Christchurch, Wellington or ... Read more…
  6. Requesting Library Material

    Library material can be requested via Library Search | Ketu Read more…
  7. Past Exam Papers

    You can access past exam papers from the Library. Read more…
  8. Borrowing Information

    Loan periods and restrictions Information about the number of items you can borrow and for how long is available from the Library ... Read more…
  9. Tips for Effective Searching

    The Librarian for your Subject area is a great person to talk to for help using specific databases Read more…
  10. Google Scholar as a Research Tool

    Google Scholar limits web search results to academic, peer reviewed literature.  Read more…
  11. Finding Related Research

    Use the Cited by and Related articles links in Google Scholar to find related research. Read more…
  12. Google Scholar Email Alerts

    If you’d like to be alerted to additional research matching a search you’ve done in Google Scholar, use the create alert link to set ... Read more…
  13. Library eBooks in a nutshell

    The Library subscribes to a large number of eBooks which are available at any time. Read more…
  14. Finding a Thesis

    Theses can be very useful sources of unpublished research, but they can also be hard to locate. Read more…
  15. References, Citations Styles, and Reference Management Software

    A reference (also called a citation) provides publication details about a source of information so it can be found by others. Read more…
  16. Copyright

    The Library, and you, are required by law to ensure fair use of material that has been copied for study and research purposes. Read more…
  17. Useful Library Links

    The University of Otago Library has a vast number of useful web links for you to explore. Read more…