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Where can I buy or sell second-hand books?

4637 views   |   149   159   |   Last updated on Aug 29, 2018    Second hand Textbooks

Use the notice boards around campus to buy or sell second-hand text books, calculators, tools or other study related material. Also check out Facebook, students from programme specific groups to buy, sell or trade study related materials. Another great option is Trade Me Books. ... read more

How do I access Turnitin to submit an assignment?

2935 views   |   1   0   |   Last updated on Oct 30, 2020    Turnitin

Access Turnitin via your Moodle course. If your teacher has set it up, you will most likely see the Turnitin logo and the instructions for submission in your Moodle course. To check the Similarity Report of your assignment before you submit your final version, submit your draft document through the Turnitin assignment submission link. This will produce a Similarity Report. You can still edit your ... read more

Where can I find the cover sheet for my assignment?

2306 views   |   150   158   |   Last updated on Aug 29, 2018    Cover sheet

Assignment cover sheets are usually found on your Moodle course pages. If one has not been provided there you can use the standard Unitec cover sheet. ... read more

How do I connect my personal laptop to the Wireless (WiFi) network?

2261 views   |   141   154   |   Last updated on Oct 30, 2020    Network BYOD WiFi

You can connect your personal device/computer to Unitec's WiFi network. Use these instructions to know how to connect your device to the Unitec E-Learn network. ... read more

When is the library open?

2172 views   |   129   167   |   Last updated on Oct 30, 2020    Opening Hours

You can find the library opening hours on the library website.  Hours vary across the branches. ... read more

How do I print and copy at Unitec? How do I top up my ID card?

2003 views   |   138   157   |   Last updated on Oct 30, 2020    Printing Copying

Instructions for using the MFD machines (printers) have been posted on the walls near the machines. For more detailed instructions on copying and printing at the Unitec, see the Unitec printing guide. For specific instructions on Student Guide to Printing and Copying at Unitec Wireless Printing Instructions Cost of printing/copying Videos of how to print and how to photocopy at Unitec Library A... read more

Do I need to login with a password to access the library e-resources, including e-books, e-journals, online articles and databases?

2002 views   |   19   13   |   Last updated on May 05, 2022    Password

You will normally be required to login to access the Unitec Library e-resources while on campus. The exception to this is e-books and ETV which requires registration. For e-books login with your Unitec network username (eg smithj05) and password. To register for ETV see https://guides.unitec.ac.nz/ETV. To access the Library e-resources (including databases) you will be prompted to login - again us... read more

How to download eBooks onto my device (Apps/Kindle/Kobo)?

1896 views   |   124   160   |   Last updated on Oct 30, 2020    Download ebooks BYOD

You will find instructions here for downloading eBooks either onto a smartphone, tablet, Kindle Reader, Kobo. To use an eBook on your computer, tablet or smartphone you'll need to set-up these requirements .  You only have to set-up these requirements the first time you use an eBook. An Adobe ID Many eBooks use the Adobe digital rights management software (DRM) to manage their use.  You will ne... read more

How do I get a book transferred from one branch to another?

1856 views   |   127   159   |   Last updated on Oct 30, 2020    Request

Click here to find out how to request an item and collect it from your preferred Unitec Library.... read more

How do I find reading material I have on my reading list?

1836 views   |   123   162   |   Last updated on May 05, 2022    Research

Find reading material found on your reading list by following these steps. Read the reference to identify what material type the reading is.  Is it a book, journal article or something else like a standard? Search for the item in the library catalogue. If it is an article from a journal, search for the journal title in the library catalogue. If it is an article from a journal and you can’t find... read more

Where can I learn to use Microsoft Word or get basic computer training?

1800 views   |   143   149   |   Last updated on Oct 30, 2020    Microsoft Computer training

You can up-skill your computer skills using the Free4U Computing course based at the Waitākere campus. Free4UComputing offer a free self-paced, self directed Windows 10/Office 2016 courses. Find out more here. ... read more

Can you mend my books?

1792 views   |   136   160   |   Last updated on Oct 30, 2020    Mend

The Library only mends it's own books.  To have your books mended you could try Bookbinding Press or the yellow pages... read more

How do I find the journal article from a reference?

1786 views   |   126   159   |   Last updated on Oct 30, 2020    Article

Use this guide to find videos on how find an article online using a reference, and how to find articles with Articles-Express. ... read more

How do I find a database?

1774 views   |   124   155   |   Last updated on Oct 30, 2020    Database

From the Library's home page, you have several options to access the databases: If you are not sure what database to use, try the Subject and Study Guides which are linked from the library homepage. Choose the subject heading relevant to your assignment or course of study. Click on the "Articles" or "Databases" tab in the subject guide to find links to the relevant databases for that topic. If yo... read more

How do I link to articles from Library databases in Moodle? (For staff only)

1738 views   |   135   143   |   Last updated on Oct 30, 2020    Link

Use this guide to know how to insert a link to a journal article on a Moodle page.... read more

How do I log on to a Unitec computer?

1678 views   |   131   139   |   Last updated on Oct 30, 2020    Log on

Upon enrolment you would’ve received a letter from I.M.S. with your login details. Your default network password is your date of birth in the format DDMMYYYY. Your username and password will be in lowercase. Alternatively, you can request your computer log-in details by… Contacting the Ask IT. HelpDesk on 0800 ASKIMS (275467) or +64 9 815 4321 ext 8484. Be prepared to answer security questions t... read more

Where can I find legal case information?

1676 views   |   129   160   |   Last updated on Oct 30, 2020    Research

The Library Law Subject Guide to locate key New Zealand law and legislation databases. Use this video to learn how to search for cases.  Not all cases are reported, so it is possible one may not be able to be found.  The Unitec Library can only provide access to New Zealand cases, we don't have access to international cases. To source an international case, use Google to locate overseas government... read more

How do I find electronic books?

1665 views   |   124   168   |   Last updated on Oct 30, 2020    ebooks

Use this eBooks at Unitec Library guide to understand how to find, view and use eBooks.... read more

How do I find articles for my assignment?

1661 views   |   131   168   |   Last updated on Jun 23, 2019    Article

Use these three options to search for articles: 1. Articles-Express. 2. Subject Guides. 3. Databases A-Z. Find detailed instructions on how to find articles here. ... read more

How do I find books and other information in the Library?

1636 views   |   139   152   |   Last updated on Oct 30, 2020    Books Information

View online tutorials that provide an introduction to searching or using the Unitec Library. Use this information guide to know how search for a book or subject in the library. ... read more

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