Monday, February 29, 2016

Live webchat with a Whitireia librarian

Did you know Whitireia Library has an online chat service?

To chat with a Whitireia Librarian, just type a question into the chat box. 
We're happy to help you online with any library service you need, including database searching, reservations and any information inquiries.

You will also see this box on a Proquest results page:
From ProQuest results page

Chat is available during Porirua campus library opening hours
If unavailable, please email us with your query and we will respond ASAP.

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

4 tips for using Whitireia Library online

Here are four things to help you get set up at Whitireia Library:
1. Set up an Athens account for off campus access to databases. 
Follow the link to instructions and registration form.

2. Login to Moodle and check out ‘Search Library’ for off campus resources and extra login details. 
From Moodle page
3. Bookmark the Library webpage.There is lots of useful information for example the APA reference guide, live chat with a librarian, access to the library catalogue, library opening hours & contact details and more.

4. Login to your library account to renew and reserve items:Username:  Student ID (Must start with WCP) e.g. WCP215123456
Password:  Your Date of Birth (DDMMYYYY) e.g.  22011990
And of course if you have any questions, please contact us in person, online chat or by phone, or email