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- About the Library & Research Centre
The Auckland District Law Society Library & Research Centre supports the members of the local district law society with library services and access to electronic resources such as LINX, and descriptions of services and resources.
- Antipodean footnotes : a blog about rare books and special collections in New Zealand and Australia
Anthony Tedeschi's blog includes information about exhibitions, new publications, selected publications held in local collections, collectors of books, as well as some information about items held in collections overseas and the handling of rare books in general.
- Auckland City Libraries = Tāmaki Pātaka Kōrero
The site has information about the Libraries, including branches, opening hours, and web-based catalogue. Also inlcudes collection guides and reviews arranged into four categories for easy and intuitive information retrieval: Find your subject, Read and relax, Explore your community and Teach yourself skills.
- Auckland libraries super tour 2011
A tour of all the Auckland libraries in a year - from Wellsford to Waiuku.
- AUT Library
The Auckland University of Technology Library site has a detailed home page that provides ready access to general information and services. The online catalogue has user guides and remote access availability.
- BCNZ Library Resource Centre
The Bible College of New Zealand Union Catalogue and information about the central and regional libraries of the College.
- Beta : the new National Library Beta
Introduces the National Library of New Zealand's prototype search site, which enables users to search the published and unpublished collections of the National Library and the Alexander Turnbull Library. Includes information about library services, research guides, and images of items from within the collections.
- Bookinopolis : the world in your library
These pages provide information about Franklin District libraries.
- Carey Baptist College Library
Website includes: an online catalogue, databases, a user guide, e-resources, useful websites, and a link to the New Zealand Baptist Archive.
- Central Hawke's Bay District Council. Libraries
Information about Central Hawke's Bay District libraries opening hours, services, collections and charges. Includes access to an online catalogue and links to selected online reference resources.
- Christchurch City Libraries = Ngā Kete Wānanga-o-Ōtautahi
In additional to information about Christchurch City Libraries and services, the web site provides access to the library catalogue and CINCH (Community INformation CHristchurch). Information on local history, genealogy, reviews and publications is available; also an Internet gateway.
- Clutha District Libraries!
Information including opening hours, services, resources and access to an online catalogue.
- Collections / Victoria University of Wellington
Introduces the libraries and collections of the Victoria University Library, describing the resources and services available.
- College of Education Library
At the University of Canterbury. Access to the catalogue and resources, including nzED search (online educational resources).
- Digital library
Online library of databases and e-resources managed by Auckland City Libraries. Includes an index to the available databases. Library membership is required for access to some of the electronic resources.
- Directory of New Zealand libraries : [web site]
Searchable directory of New Zealand libraries which is updated daily provides contact details and information about interlibrary loan including library symbols. Includes location map and the directory as a downloadable version (updated monthly).
- Dunedin Public Libraries
Information about the structure and organisation of the libraries network. Details on membership, registration, services and collections, opening times, FAQs, etc. Links to Yahoo and free e-mail providers. Links to resources such as newspapers, phone directories and other New Zealand organistions and to other sections of the Council web site. Includes contact details.
- Energy Library update
The Energy Library Update is published by the Energy Library and Information Service. It presents a monthly bibliography of books, journals, journal articles and web resources of interest to the energy sector. Issues are available in fulltext.
- Energy Library
The Energy Library and Information Service is a not-for-profit organisation which supports the New Zealand energy and engineering sector with technical and planning information. Site includes online catalogue; who's who in the sector; links to products and services in the sector and a subject guide to information about energy.
- Feilding Public Library
Information about Feilding Public Library opening hours, services, collections, programmes and charges. Includes access to an online catalogue.
- George Forbes Memorial Library = Te Wharepūrākau
Website provides information on: the library and its collections; how to find book, journal, and online resources; library services such as interloan and copying; academic writing, publishing and referencing. Includes sections for students, graduates, academic staff, and visitors.
- Gore District Council public library information
Information about the public library services available in Gore District. Includes access to online catalogue and information about services, resources, opening times and contact details.
- Hamilton City Libraries = Te Whare Pukapuka o Kirikiriroa
The Hamilton City Libraries sites features its services and facilities. These include: an online catalogue, a knowledge map, email links, Hamilton City Council websites links, and search engine access.
- Hastings District Libraries
Lists library services and gives access to the catalogue, information about the collections, and links to search engines.
- Hauraki District Libraries
Access to online catalogue and information on services provided. Link to Hauraki District Council.
- HB Williams Memorial Library
The H. B. Williams Memorial Library is a public library, responsible to and funded by local government. Along with 12 community libraries it serves the Gisborne & East Coast district. The site explains the Library's services.
- Horowhenua Library Trust
The Horowhenua Library Trust site describes the background, history and policy of the Trust, as well as the facilities and services at its libraries in Levin, Foxton, Shannon and Tokomaru. Also provides access to its online catalogue.
- Hutt City Libraries
The Hutt City Libraries site describes the locations, services and information available. There is an online catalogue.
- Invercargill City Libraries
Invercargill City Libraries includes the Invercargill Public Library and the Bluff Public Library. This site provides access to the catalogue as well as information about the resources provided by the libraries and membership details.
- Kinder Library : Te Puna Matauranga
Kinder Library is a theological information resource centre for the Anglican and Methodist Churches in New Zealand.
- LEARN : Library Electronic Academic Resource Network : the University of Auckland Library = Te Tumu Herenga
The University of Auckland Library includes the Library and 14 divisional libraries. All the libraries are linked. The Library site offers: an online catalogue, access other library catalogues, access to databases (314 as at 18/12/01), ExamBase-a database of exam papers available to enrolled students and staff members, E-journals, resources by subject, an Internet gateway.
- Libraries / Grey District Council
Information about the libraries.
- Libraries. Central Otago & Queenstown Lakes
Information about libraries locations, opening hours, services, resources, collections, programmes, facilities and charges.
- Library & Information Services = Ngā Kākano Mātauranga o Waitākere
Waitakere Library & Information Services website details their services and includes the online catalogue.
- Library / Archives New Zealand
Information about Archives New Zealand Library collection and services, including access to the online catalogue.
- Library : catalogue on-line
About the library and has a link connecting the viewer to library's online catalog.
- Library = Te Puna Mātauranga
Bay of Plenty Polytechnic Library. Includes access to the catalogue and databases.
- Library = Te Whare Pukapuka
Lists the University of Waikato Library services, facilities and staff, teaching and learning links include such things as: guide to finding information and finding and writing theses. Online catalogue searchable in either English or Māori. Internet search tools and searchable databases available.
- Library and Information Services
New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants' library and specialist information resources for the New Zealand chartered accountancy profession.
- Library and Learning Services = Te Āra Awhina i te Mātauranga
Access to the Christchurch Polytechnic Institute of Technology (CPIT) Library's resources and services.
- Library Learning Centre
LLC at the Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology. Services and facilities, access to the catalogue and a range of research guides and resources.
- Library resources & services
Library of Landcare Research New Zealand site gives brief outline of services offered including collections information, electronic request form and customers. Access to online catalogue, but most other online services are for registered members only. Includes staff and contact details. Links to external libraries and information resources. Links to Landcare site.
- Library week
Library Week is an annual event held to celebrate libraries and librarianship. The site includes information about events held during the week and an online directory of public libraries in New Zealand.
- Library, University of Canterbury
Provides access to its collections, libraries and resources through an online catalogue, databases, e-reference, e-journals, web access, subject portals and exam papers online.
- Library, University of Otago
Otago University has nine libraries: the central library, the law, medical, dental, and science libraries, the Wellington and Canterbury medical libraries, and the Hocken Library. The site gives access to catalogues, databases, and web resources, and includes annual reports in PDF format, library policies and regulations, thesis and subject guides, and information on library staff. Some services only available to staff and students. Database of the previous year's exam papers.
- Library, Wintec Waikato Institute of Technology = Te Kuratini o Waikato
Information about the library services and activities. Also gives access to the library catalogue, serial indexes and other subject-based databases.
Information about the Stratford and District Centennial Library. Online catalogue available.
Provides information about the resources and operations of the Building Research Association of New Zealand's library, as well as access to its online catalog.
The UNITEC New Zealand Library website features the library's resources and collections and the online catalogue.
- Library. Hocken Collections = Uare Taoka o Hākena
The Hocken is a historical research library, it collects widely in relation to the history and culture of New Zealand, the Pacific and Antarctica, and has a special emphasis on the regions of Otago and Southland. The research collections include: archives, manuscripts, books, pamphlets, newspapers, maps, periodicals, paintings, drawings, photographs, music, and film. Includes details of the collections, access to its catalogue for unpublished material (and a link to the University of Otago Library's catalogue for published material) and lists publications.
- Librarytechnz : experience and thoughts from some library tech folk
Blog run by staff at the National Library of New Zealand, devoted to digital libraries and related library technology issues. Includes links to the National Library's digital collections, as well as to other blogs, wikis, websites and resources covering similar topics.
- Manukau Institute of Technology Library
Library of Manukau Institute of Technology and part of their site. Brief outline of services offered, opening times and contact details. Comic strip detailing use of the OPAC, finding and issuing a book. Access to online catalogue, but most other services (e.g. selected databases) require password and student ID number. Links to selected tertiary and/or local libraries, some require passwords for access.
- Manukau Libraries = Ngā Whare Mātauranga o Manukau
Information about all Manukau's libraries and services including the catalogue, community organisations database, teens and kids pages (book reviews in Māori), and an extensive list of local and curriculum focused internet links. Fully bilingual site.
- Manuscripts online
Searchable database of manuscripts held at Auckland City Libraries.
- Marlborough District Libraries
Information about Marlborough District Libraries. Includes access to online catalogue, details on services, collections, opening times and contact details.
- Massey University Library
Library catalogue; subject guides; databases; online reference resources; new books list; course reserves; library user information and links.
- Masterton District Library and Wairarapa Archive
Information about the library includes its history from 1867, its services, an online newsletter in PDF format, and an online request form. Access to the online catalogue is available. The Wairarapa Archive is a collecting archive that aims to collect records relating to the Wairarapa region. It provides access to these collections through an online database.
- Ministry of Health Library and Information Centre
The Ministry of Health Library provides a comprehensive information service to the Minister of Health, and Ministry staff in support of this role. The Ministry library is open to members of the public who are researching health related issues. The site has online catalogues and links to related sites.
- Museum resources, Auckland Museum New Zealand
Access to the library at the Auckland Museum. Offers access to the catalogue, The Armoury (a military information centre), Te Kakano Information Centre (Pacific & Maori), Natural history Information Centre (New Zealand natural history). How to make enquiries and where to direct enquiries about specific subjects or types of material. Includes FAQs (frequently asked questions) for user guidance, online pictorial exhibitions and a database street history in the Auckland region.
- Napier Public Libraries
Information about library services, and collections. Provides access to the catalogue, and links to search engines.
- National and State Libraries Australasia
The NSLA represents the national, state and territory libraries in Australia and New Zealand. The site includes a list of member libraries, projects being undertaken and online publications.
- National Forestry Library
The library at Scion, a New Zealand crown research institute which contains a large collections of forestry, forest products, and pulp and paper literature. Outlines library services and provides access to its catalogue.
- National Library of New Zealand = Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa
Access to the National Library of New Zealand collections and databases, including the Alexander Turnbull Library, the New Zealand National Bibliography, Index NZ, Services for libraries, and Services for schools. Information on exhibitions and events.
- Nelson City Council Library
Nelson Public Libraries and the services provided.
- New Zealand libraries' catalogue : find which library has what using the National Bibliographic Database
An online catalogue of all New Zealand libraries. It enables you to find out which New Zealand libraries hold a particular book, magazine, CD, DVD, etc.
- North Shore Libraries = Ngā Whare Mātauranga o te Raki Pae Whenua
Includes information about the libraries and their collections, and access to the catalogue and other resources. Book reviews; renewal, request and loan information; online book sale. Special page for children, extensive list of recommended websites.
- Open Polytechnic Library
Access to the Open Polytechnic of New Zealand Library's catalogue and online resources (some by password only), as well as references to study skills resources, and contact information for students. Links to reference tools and subject resources.
- Palmerston North City Library
Information on the Palmerston North City Library and its services. The site includes access to the library catalogue.
- Porirua Library online
Information about the central library and branch libraries. Online catalogue.
- Puke Ariki : Libraries
At Puke Ariki in New Plymouth, Taranaki. Online catalogue; general information about services and district library information.
- Pulse = te auaha
A Christchurch City Libraries information service by, for and about young people living in New Zealand, and especially 13-18 year olds living in Christchurch and Canterbury.
- Rangitikei Libraries
Gives access to library information and catalogues for the library network of the Rangitikei District, which has libraries in Marton, Taihape, Bulls, Hunterville, Mangawka and Kawhatau. Includes details about news and events, and a history of the libraries.
- Robertson Library
About the library and its services including the catalogue and requests and registration form. Includes library news and lists of recent acquisitions.
- Rodney Libraries
Rodney Libraries includes libraries at Helensville, Kumeu, Warkworth, Mahurangi East, Orewa, Wellsford and Whangaparaoa. This site provides access to the catalogue as well as information about the branches.
- Rotorua Public Library : te Whare o te Maatauranga
Access to catalogues and services of Rotorua Public Library. Links to Rotorua District Council.
- Selwyn Library
Information about Selwyn Library which has several locations in the Selwyn District, N.Z., including services, the catalogue and details of the local historical groups.
- South Taranaki District Council Library plus pages
Links to each of the seven libraries in the district. The libraries are: Hawera, Eltham, Kaponga, Manaia, Opunake, Patea and Waverley. Online access is available to library catalogues, rates records and cemetery records.
- South Waikato District Libraries
Information about the 3 Waikato District library branches - Tokoroa Library, Putaruni Library and Tirau Library. Includes activities, opening hours, resources, services and charges. Online catalogue available.
- Sylvia Ashton-Warner Library
At the University of Auckland Education. Contains the Library catalogue and descriptions of services, user education and has a quick search feature.
- Tararua District Council. Libraries
Library services in the district. There are four branches - Dannevirke, Eketahuna, Pahiatua and Woodville. Information about activities, branches and hours, friends, resources, services and charges.
- Tasman District Libraries
Tasman District Libraries provide public library services at five locations in the Tasman District. The District Library is located in Richmond, there are branch libraries in Motueka, Takaka and Murchison and a School/Community library in Tapawera. The site includes locations and opening hours information, details of resources available, news and reviews, and links to other sites in the area.
- Tauranga District Libraries
Provides information about joining the Tauranga District Libraries, conditions of membership, library charges, general services, services for children and teenagers, and the New Zealand Room. Also includes online resources and access to the online library catalogue.
- Te Rutoi-a-Tini Malcolm Murchie Library
Library catalogue of the Waiariki Institute of Technology, Rotorua. Provides search facilities, e-links, library hours and latest books.
- Thames Library
Brief overview of the library and its services. No online catalogue. Links to homework related sites.
- Timaru District Libraries
Information about the Timaru District Libraries with branches in Timaru, Temuka and Geraldine. Includes access to online catalogue, details on services, collections and opening times.
- Toy Library Federation of New Zealand
Directory of toy libraries in New Zealand. Links to toy manufacturers and suppliers.
- Twist Library, Eastern Institute of Technology
About the Twist Library at EIT, Hawke's Bay, includes access to online catalogue and databases.
- UCOL library news section
Gives information on UCOL library hours, access to catalogue and library related sites as well as the main UCOL site.
- Upper Hutt City Library
Information about library services and collections, including the community archive, ebooks and audiobooks, and services for children and teenaglers.
- Using the Alexander Turnbull Library
How to access the collections of the Alexander Turnbull Library which holds New Zealand's documentary research collections. It also has the largest collection of early printed books in New Zealand.
- Waikato District Health Board. Library
Online library catalogue; journal titles search and library news and information.
- Waikato district libraries
The Waikato District Council has provided information on the location and services of its district libraries. Gives information on how to use the libraries and access to some electronic services but not the library catalogues.
- Waimakariri District Libraries
Lists library services and gives access to the catalogue, information about the collections, and links to search engines.
- Waipa : home of champions
Provides contact details and information on resources, serivces, borrowing, charges and becoming a member of the library. Online catalogue available.
- Wairarapa Library Service
Information about the public libraries in Wairarapa and the services they offer.
- Wairoa Centennial Library : [Web site]
About the services offered by the library. Access to online databases for library members only.
Lists library services and gives access to the catalogue, information about the collections. Online services available.
- Wellington City Libraries = Te Matapihi Ki Te Ao Nui
Lists library services and gives access to the catalogue, information about the collections, and links to databases and search engines. Includes sections for students, children, teens, Māori, in the Māori language and migrants.
- Wellington Medical & Health Sciences Library
Includes catalogue, databases, e-journals, e-books and information on library usage and access, both physically and online.
- Western Bay of Plenty District library service
About the libraries operated by the council in Tauranga, Katikati, Te Puke and Wahihi Beach. Online library catalogue.
- Westland District Library
In Hokitika, Westland, New Zealand serving Westland District between the Taramakau River and Jackson's Bay, along the West Coast of the South Island. Online catalogue and online renewals are possible.
- Whakatane District Libraries
About libraries in Whakatane, Edgecumbe, Murupara and Ohope. Online catalogue available.
- WITT Library : Te Whare Matauranga
Information about the Western Institute of Technology at Taranaki Library, including the online catalogue, and downloadable subject guides.