COVID-19 Alert Level 3 - All Libraries remain closed

01 September 2021

Our online services remain available

  • Coronavirus

While all UC Libraries will remain closed under Alert Level 3 library staff are working hard to continue delivering our online services.

Extended loan periods continue during this time, so please don't worry about your library account. Returns bins remain closed.

We are also relaunching our scanning and postal services - requesting for this is available from Wednesday 1st September for all UC staff and students. We anticipate approval for reduced staff on campus from Monday 6 September. See our Covid 19 page for updates and details on Library services.

Some of our online services

Search and request items through the library catalogue.

Explore a range of library resources you can access from home.

Challenge yourself to an online jigsaw puzzle on our art and archive website Ka Kohika (number of puzzle pieces range from 6 to 1026).

Drop into Te Rua Makerspace's daily Crafternoon Zoom, take on the daily craft challenge, or have a natter.

Contact us

Asklive chat service is available 8.30-20.30 weekdays and 10.30-20.30 weekends.

Subject Librarians are available to help and you can speak with them by phone, email, audio/video conference (Alert Levels 2-4).


Health and wellbeing

Make use of UC's online wellbeing hub where there is a wealth of handy information covering anxiety and stress and mind and body, for both staff and students.


Kia kaha,

UC Library | Ngā Puna Mātauraka
Phone:  +64 3 369 4888
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