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Architecture, Built Environment & Engineering

BRANZ Find

Some free resources available on BRANZ. We have purchased some titles that can be found in our library catalogue. 

Index to the NZIA (index only)

The journal of the NZIA was published under several titles (including Proceedings of the New Zealand Institute of Architects, Journal of the New Zealand Institute of Architects) NZIA Journal, New Zealand Architect, Architecture New Zealand) over the years and was not indexed anywhere in its early years. This is an index of all the articles published in it from 1912- 1990.

Standards New Zealand Online Library (Architecture, Built Environment, Engineering)

Access is to NZS and joint AS/NZS standards. Follow the steps below:

  1. Read Section 3, Conditions of Use, of the Standards Service Agreement.
  2. Click on the Standards NZ Online Library link above
  3. Sign in with your Open Polytechnic username and password.
  4. Scroll down and enter a standard's code in the Online Libary subscription search box, e.g. NZS 4431:1989.
  5. Click on View PDF to access the standard (you might need to scroll down).

Education

New Zealand Council for Educational Research

NZCER journals include access to: SET: Research Information For Teachers; Curriculum Matters ; Early Childhood Folio ; Evaluation Matters ; Assessment Matters.

Information Technology

IEEE Xplore digital library

Run a search, then select on the left-hand side to show 'Open Access Only', to see available articles. 

Standards, Statistics & Reports

Standards New Zealand Online Library

Access is to NZS and joint AS/NZS standards. Follow the steps below:

  1. Read Section 3,Conditions of Use, of the Standards Service Agreement.
  2. Click on the Standards New Zealand Online Library link above
  3. Sign in with your Open Polytechnic username and password.
  4. Scroll down and enter a standard's code in the Online Library subscription search box, e.g. NZS 4431:1989 or 4431:1989
    Note, if you don't find it, try using just the number, e.g. 4431
  5. Click on View PDF  (you might need to scroll down).

Standards Guides:
Video guide to downloading Standards [3.03 mins]

PDF iconStandards NZ Online Library Access Guide 2022.pdf