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Canterbury Medical Library

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How to contact the library

You can use LibChat

Chat with a library person online

LibChat is generally staffed Monday to Friday 9am–4.30pm

Due to the COVID‑19 outbreak, the Canterbury Medical Library is currently closed

We apologise for the inconvenience, however, we’re still available to assist staff.

If you have any queries, please contact us by emailing

Or you can use the LibChat service 9am–4.30pm Monday–Friday (see the LibChat link above).

Please don’t return any items you have on loan until contacted by the library. All items will be automatically renewed until that time.

Online resources are still available for all users, for UOC from the Canterbury Medical Library webpage, for CDHB staff from the CDHB Intranet.

Visit here for a further update and details about the steps being taken by all libraries in the University of Otago system

Take care,
From the Canterbury Medical Library team

Welcome to Canterbury Medical Library, the key provider of library and information services for Canterbury District Health Board and University of Otago, Christchurch.

Canterbury Medical Library is on the 6th Floor, of the University of Otago, Christchurch building.