Borrowing

Find out about our key library services: lending, renewals, reservations and interloans

Lending

  • Whitireia student ID card is your library card.
  • Most material for loan can be borrowed for three weeks. Text books and DVDs and videos are for seven days.
  • You can have up to eight items on issue to you at any one time.
  • Journals, reference books, vertical file material, and books on closed reserve may not be taken out of the library.
  • Items may be recalled at any time.
  • Items can be borrowed from any of the campus libraries.
  • Where necessary, an SMS message about reserves and overdues will be sent to your cell-phone.
  • Borrower records can be checked online from the library catalogue page - login is your student or staff ID. and click on "Forgotten your password" link if you do not know your password.

Renewals

  • You may renew an item twice as long as it is not required by another borrower
  • Phone reservations - Freephone: 0800 WHITIREIA ( 0800 944 847 ) or 04 237 3105 (Porirua) or 04 237 3100 x4241 (Kapiti) or 09 379 4666 x9703 (Auckland).
  • E-mail renewals - library@whitireia.ac.nz
  • Website renewals - library catalogue (login and password required).

Reservations

  • Items which are on loan can be reserved.
  • You collect reserved materials from the circulation desk.
  • Items are held for seven days.
  • Phone reservations - Freephone: 0800 WHITIREIA ( 0800 944 847 ) or 04 237 3105 (Porirua) or 04 237 3100 x4241 (Kapiti) or 09 379 4666 x9703 (Auckland).
  • E-mail reservations - library@whitireia.ac.nz
  • Website renewals - library catalogue (login and password required).

Interloans

  • You are able to borrow from other libraries in New Zealand through the interloan system.
  • Up to ten items a year can be interloaned free of charge.
  • Interloaned material is collected from and returned to the circulation desk.
  • Phone reservations - Freephone: 0800 WHITIREIA ( 0800 944 847 ) or 04 237 3105 (Porirua) or 04 237 3100 x4241 (Kapiti) or 09 379 4666 x9703 (Auckland).
  • E-mail queries - library@whitireia.ac.nz
  • Fill out and submit a Library Interloan Request Form.

 

 

 

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