KIA ORA ALL CAREY STUDENTS!
Although the library is closed over the Covid-19 lockdown period, we are still contactable at [email protected] to assist with your library/study requests.
We look forward to hearing from you.
The Library Team
Use the search portals below
Tūhuratanga search: an extensive search for all resources (books, journal articles, ebooks and theses) in all databases, including Carey library’s catalogue.
Library Catalogue: search for resources in the Carey Library only
Click on this link to renew and request books in the Carey Library:
Scroll down to the list of questions near the bottom of the page for more search tips.
Full details of the online resources available
Key information: opening hours, membership details and history of the library
Contact one of the friendly and knowledgeable library staff.
使用中文搜尋資源 Access to our Tūhuratanga database in Chinese
The library provides an extensive range of scholarly resources for students studying at a postgraduate level.
The Carey Library also houses the NZ Baptist Archive – a rich collection of archives from the family/whanau of New Zealand Baptists.
If not, view the Library Guide here.
There are two search options available by selecting one of the following tabs on the library web page:
Tūhuratanga search – this is a search across the catalogue, journal databases and more. Search by keywords, author, or select from the drop down box to search by item title.
Library Catalogue search – for all items held in the Carey library. Enter search term(s) in the search box. This may be word(s) in the title, author, subject, any other keyword(s), or a combination of these.
If you are a student, your Carey ID card is your library card. If you are a subscription member, we will create a library card for you. The number on your library card is used for logging on to the library catalogue resources..
Your ID Number is the barcode number on your Carey library card. Your Password is the last four digits of that same number. This is the login to use for the library catalogue. Login setup details for OpenAthens are emailed to all new students. Contact the library if you need help with this.
Do a Tūhuratanga search. On the left of the search results screen, select the source type eBooks. To access the full text, you will need your OpenAthens login.
Go to the Journal Databases page / do a Tūhuratanga search. Enter in the search box a topic, author or other keywords. To search for an article by its title, first select Title from the drop down options. On the search results screen, half way down the Refine Results column on the left, select a Source Type – e.g. Academic Journals.
Go to the Library Catalogue, login using your ID number and password. Search for the item you want. Select required item from the search results list by ticking box to left of title. Click Reserve button (the book and padlock icon). On the next screen click Reserve save button (disk icon).
Yes you can if the item has not been reserved by another borrower. Go to the Library Catalogue, login using your ID number and password. Click Current Loans. Tick Renew button to right of listed item, or select Renew all loans icon.
Carey uses a style referred to as Society of Biblical Literature (SBL). For more information, access CareyOnline, 5 How to do Referencing.
Library staff can scan and email up to 10% or one chapter of a book (whichever is greater) to distance students.
Check the title in Tūhuratanga search to see whether the ebook is available. You may also wish to check on Google Preview. Feel free to contact the librarians.