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Where can I buy or sell second-hand books?

3904 views   |   149   159   |   Last updated on Aug 29, 2018    Textbooks Second hand

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?

2196 views   |   0   0   |   Last updated on Aug 29, 2018    Turnitin

Turnitin is an online tool that you use to check your assignments for originality. Access Turnitin via your Moodle course. If your tutor has set it up, you will see the Turnitin logo and the instructions for submission in your Moodle course.  Submitting assignments through this link on your Moodle course produces an Originality Report.  You can edit your assignment and resubmit it multiple times u... read more

Where can I find the cover sheet for my assignment?

1609 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?

1541 views   |   141   154   |   Last updated on Oct 08, 2018    BYOD WiFi Network

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?

1479 views   |   129   166   |   Last updated on Jun 02, 2016    Opening Hours

You can find the library opening hours on the library website.  Hours vary across the branches and some branches have extended hours during exam periods.  ... read more

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

1325 views   |   138   157   |   Last updated on Aug 29, 2018    Printing Copying

Instructions for using the MFD machines have been posted on the walls near the machines. For more detailed instructions on copying and printing at the Unitec, see the links below: 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 Adding credit to your card More about printing/copyi... read more

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

1257 views   |   124   160   |   Last updated on May 19, 2016    BYOD Download ebooks

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. 1. An Adobe ID Many eBooks use the Adobe digital rights management software (DRM) to manage their use.  You wil... read more

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

1214 views   |   127   159   |   Last updated on Aug 29, 2018    Request

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

1208 views   |   19   13   |   Last updated on Aug 29, 2018    Password

You won’t normally be required to login to access the Unitec Library e-resources while on campus. The exception to this is e-books which always required a login and ETV which requires registration. For e-books login with your Unitec network username (eg smithj05) and password. To register for ETV see http://libguides.unitec.ac.nz/eTV/register. To access the Library e-resources (including databases... read more

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

1200 views   |   143   149   |   Last updated on Aug 29, 2018    Computer training Microsoft

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

How do I find the journal article from a reference?

1195 views   |   126   158   |   Last updated on Aug 29, 2018    Article

Use this video to know how to find an article online using a reference. Use this guide to see how to find articles with Articles-Express. ... read more

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

1177 views   |   123   162   |   Last updated on Aug 29, 2018    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

Can you mend my books?

1141 views   |   136   160   |   Last updated on Jun 28, 2016    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 a database?

1133 views   |   124   154   |   Last updated on Jun 23, 2019    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)

1094 views   |   135   143   |   Last updated on Aug 27, 2018    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?

1093 views   |   131   139   |   Last updated on Aug 29, 2018    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 I.M.S. HelpDesk on 0800 ASKIMS (275467) or +64 9 815 4321 ext 8484. Be prepared to answer security question... read more

How do I find articles for my assignment?

1089 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 electronic books?

1080 views   |   124   168   |   Last updated on Jun 24, 2016    ebooks

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

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

1049 views   |   139   152   |   Last updated on Jun 21, 2016    Books Information

Click here to 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

Where can I find legal case information?

1041 views   |   129   160   |   Last updated on May 19, 2016    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

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