Tag Archives: University of Auckland Library

Three specialist libraries to close at University of Auckland, 45 jobs to go

(21 June 2018) The University of Auckland will close three specialist libraries, with the loss of around 45 fulltime-equivalent staff. The decision has been condemned by the Auckland University Student’s Association, which says the move will be bad for students and creative arts at the institution. The university said: “Among other decisions, the consolidation of […]


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Auckland University hiring University Librarian

(10 August 2015) Reporting directly to the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, this highly visible and pivotal role is responsible for the strategic vision and leadership of the Library. The University Librarian provides advice, direction and initiative in information management whilst managing the human and budgeting resources of the Library to ensure its promotion as AUT’s centre for […]


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Maps: The good, the bad and the ugly

(1 February 2015)  2015 is officially the International Map Year.  So the University of Auckland Library has a blog on maps beginning with ‘good’ map design. By following a link you get to see some terrific maps and commentary, one for each day of the year. The maps exemplify the design, science and art behind […]


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Samoan fables website launched

(23 May 2014) The website Fāgogo: fables from Samoa was launched last night at the University of Auckland Fale by the Samoa Consul-General in Auckland, Mr Faaolotoi Reupena Pogi. The launch was part of the School of Pacific Studies event to celebrate the commencement of Samoan Language Week 2014 (25-31 May). This University of Auckland Library website […]


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