The Robertson Library contains a wealth of resources ready for you to tap into for your studies. Knowing what is available and where it is will make information gathering easier and quicker, resulting in a more enjoyable, interesting and stress-free learning experience.
Library contacts and hours
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Find the contact details you need for the Robertson Library.
NOISE WARNING - Thursday October 4th - to end of October
Piling work is due to begin on the construction site next to the Robertson Library; this will be noisy at times due to periods of drilling.
Subject guides point you to the books, journals and databases to support your studies in a particular subject area or programme.
Find these resources online or at the Library.
Citing and referencing
Learn how to take information you have found in your research and use it in your writing, correctly citing and referencing as you go.
The Otago Polytechnic has a growing collection of e-books. Find out how to use them here.
Place a request on items
Place a request on an item that you need in the Robertson Library or any of the Otago University Libraries.
Research databases provide access to articles in hundreds of journals, newspapers and magazines.
Printing, copying and scanning
The Otago Polytechnic MFD (Multi-Function Device), for printing, copying and scanning, is located at the back of the ground floor.
The Reserve collection
The Reserve Collection is made up of required textbooks and other resources that are in high demand for courses.
Learn how to book, and check out an item from the Reserve collection.