Library Services, Resources, & Guides
Useful links for distance students on the Library website:
Distance Students - otago.libguides.com/Distance
Find out about the Library services offered to distance students:
Library Search | Ketu – https://www.otago.ac.nz/library/index.html
Use Library Search/Ketu to search the Library collection for journals, e-journals, articles, books, e-books, DVDs, music and much more).
- Tip: Make sure you sign in before searching because it improves your results!
Subject Guides – otago.libguides.com
These guides act as gateways to relevant article databases, books, and other research resources for various subject areas.
Use these to search for articles across hundreds of academic journals, magazines, and newspapers:
- Dunedin: www.otago.ac.nz/library/databases
- Canterbury: www.otago.ac.nz/christchurch/library/databases
- Wellington: https://www.otago.ac.nz/wellington/library/otago682596.html?a=UOW
Interloans – www.otago.ac.nz/library/interloan.html
Place requests for books, book chapters and journal articles that are not available through the University of Otago Libraries:
Library Self-help guide - otago.libguides.com/selfhelp
Access a range of video tutorials and pdf guides to help you use the Library’s resources and services.
Borrowing entitlements –www.otago.ac.nz/library/quicklinks/borrowing
Find out how much you can borrow and for how long:
Subject Librarians – otago.libguides.com/liaison (look under Distance)
Find out who the Subject Librarian for your research area / course is and contact them for assistance with using the library databases, referencing, developing your information search skills and more.
Chat online with Library staff during core business hours, Monday- Friday 8.30am - 5pm.
FAQs - AskLibrary - https://www.otago.ac.nz/library/help/gethelp.html
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