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Canterbury Medical Library

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Canterbury Medical Library is now at COVID-19 Delta level 2

Otago University students and staff now have physical access to Canterbury Medical Library during current opening hours – Monday–Thursday 8:30am–10:00pm, Friday 8:30am–6:00pm, Saturday–Sunday 10:00am–6:00pm.

CDHB staff who are registered with Canterbury Medical Library and whose security card has been enabled for after-hours access to the library when it is open, now have physical access to Canterbury Medical Library during the same hours, listed above. Access is through the red door between the hospital and university building.

During Alert Level 2, physical access to Canterbury Medical Library is not available to Alumni and other non-University registered Library users.

The library team is available to help via email: and the LibChat online service – follow the LibChat link below.

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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.