Library & Information Studies

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This guide is a great place to start your search for support material for your Open Polytechnic Library and Information Studies course.
It's important to have worked through your course, doing the activities and accessing all the resources within the course.

Check out our recommended:

resources & guides
websites

You can also search for your own resources. See our
Getting started section to learn more.

Can't find what you need?

Tom

Contact Tom, your subject liaison librarian to get help with searching for resources or learning support:

library@openpolytechnic.ac.nz
0508 650 200 x 3
8.30am to 5pm Monday to Friday

Resources and guides

Articles

Search our library & information studies
databases for access to thousands of articles.

Referencing

See our
APA Referencing section for information and guides.

Writing

See our
Writing help section for guides and support for learners new to academic writing.

To find many more resources to support your study, don't forget to check out The Library and Information Studies Community of Practice on your iQualify dashboard.

Can't find what you need?

Tom

Contact Tom, your subject liaison librarian to get help with searching for resources or learning support:

library@openpolytechnic.ac.nz
0508 650 200 x 3
8.30am to 5pm Monday to Friday

Websites

Professional Associations

Archives & Records Association of New Zealand - Te Huinga Mahara
ARANZ aims to promote the importance and understanding of archives and records in NZ.

Library and Information Association of New Zealand Aotearoa
LIANZA is NZ's professional body for librarianship and information management.

New Zealand Law Librarians' Association
The New Zealand Law Librarians' Association supports and promotes the interests of legal information professionals.

Records & Information Management Professionals Australasia (RIMPA)
The Australasian professional body for those working in records and information management.

School Library Association of New Zealand
Supports and promotes school libraries in NZ.

Te Rōpū Whakahau
Te Rōpu Whakahau is the national body representing Māori engaged in Libraries.


Libraries

Library of Congress
The world's largest library and research arm of US congress.

National Library of New Zealand - Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa
Provides services and guidance to the NZ library sector and houses NZ collections

Te Puna
Te Puna services support libraries with cataloguing, searching, interlibrary loan and collection management.

Trove
The gateway to Australia's collections from libraries, galleries, archives and museums.

Can't find what you need?

Tom

Contact Tom, your subject liaison librarian to get help with searching for resources or learning support:

library@openpolytechnic.ac.nz
0508 650 200 x 3
8.30am to 5pm Monday to Friday