Library services and resources to support your learning, research and teaching needs
Mā ngā hinengaro ketu o ia whakatipuranga e hura ngā mea hou.
The searching minds of each generation reveal new things.
LIBRARY 101 workshops – register now
LIBRARY 101 is a series of in-person workshops designed to introduce students to Library services and resources, and help students develop their research and referencing skills. Register now.
- LIBR101: Navigating the Library – Tuesday 5 March, 11am
- LIBR102: Search skills: Library search | Ketu and databases – Tuesday 19 March, 11am
- LIBR103: Referencing skills – Tuesday 26 March, 11am
For any questions regarding these workshops, please contact:
Science Library reopening
The Science Library will reopen on Monday 19 February. However, the lift will be unavailable until April 2024. Library staff will be available between 8.30am–7.00pm, Monday to Friday to assist those who cannot access the collections. Items can be requested from the collections via Library Search | Ketu.
Enquiries can be directed to:
Clarivate, the provider of Endnote, delivers excellent support for Endnote via email and chat as well as training videos and FAQ s. The University Endnote subscription includes access to this service. From 1 September 2023, all educational support and troubleshooting for EndNote will be provided by Clarivate. Links to the Clarivate website are available from the Managing Your References guide:
Whilst library education and troubleshooting for Endnote will be discontinued, library staff will continue to support citing and referencing.
University software support for EndNote is available from ITS :
Want to learn more about Generative Artificial Intelligence (Gen AI)? View the new Gen AI Library guide.
Publish in over 9800 titles across 17 publishers. Escape article processing charges (APCs) and unlock open access with our Read and Publish Agreements. Last year over 450 articles, by Otago researchers, were published open access under these agreements
What's new for 2024?
- More agreements: now at 17
- Expanded title list: over 9800 titles available
- New publishers: APA, Geological Society, Microbiology Society, and 8 Brill titles
- Upgrades: some agreements now include Gold Open Access titles
- Extra discounts: enjoy additional publishing discounts on APCs for some titles not included in the agreements
- OUR Archive: some agreements allow you to submit your articles direct to our institutional repository
What's in it for me?
Otago researchers can take advantage of cost-free open access publishing with no change to existing publishing practices. Eligibility will be confirmed on acceptance. Benefit from:
- Increased visibility: open access articles gain wider exposure
- Larger readership: reach a broader audience for your research
- Higher citations: elevate the impact potential of your work