Library Services at Alert Level 3

At Alert Level 3 here is what you can access from the Library

As we move in to Alert Level 3 you are able to access the following from the Library

You can

  • Research and study using our extensive digital resources, which include ebooks, articles, and online videos to name a few – if you need help getting started with searching or accessing digital resources, please contact us
  • Contact us via email at or your subject librarian directly
  • Book a 1 on 1 appointment with a subject librarian
  • Obtain copies of articles or chapters digitally from another library still operating
  • Submit the electronic copy of your thesis and permission form – you do not need to submit the physical version at this time
  • Limited study space at the Kelburn Library from 10am - 5pm.  Bring your own device
  • Request chapters of books that are only available in hard copy (for research and study purposes)
  • Request books from the Kelburn Library or the Law Library that you can have couriered to you or collect from the Kelburn Library

You can’t

  • Access library space at the Pipitea and Te Aro campuses
  • Access books from the Commerce and Architecture and Design Library
  • Call us by phone – currently the best way to contact us is via email
  • Return books (if you have a book that is out on loan please hold on to it until we re-open – we are waiving all fines for this period)
  • Submit the physical version of your thesis – we will accept physical copies in the future when it is appropriate to do so
  • Obtain physical interloan items
  • Order new hard-copy books

If you have any questions, or require any assistance please email us at