Collections

Collections:

The IPU New Zealand Library has many books, DVDs, and journals in the library to support student learning and recreation, as well as access to many more electronic resources. Our collections include non-fiction, fiction, movies, journals and magazines.

At a glance:

 

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 IN DETAIL:

 

Collection: Movies

Has: DVDs of movies and popular documentaries. Various languages, but mostly English.

Issued for: 1 week

Borrowing limit: 6 items at a time.


Collection: Non Fiction

Has: Books on factual topics, including textbooks, primary and secondary research

Issued for: 4 weeks


Collection: English Teaching Resources

Has: Books, DVDs, audio CDs for teaching English as a second language

Identified by: Red spine label

Issued for: 4 weeks


Collection: Graded readers

Has: Books at different reading levels for English learners

Issued for: 4 weeks 


Collection: Introductory Non Fiction

Has: Books on factual topics for learners of English

Identified by:  INF at the start of the call number
 
Issued for: 4 weeks 


Collection: Personal Language Development – English Self-Study

Has: Books on learning English and how to study, as well as dictionaries and thesauruses

Issued for: 4 weeks


Collection: Fiction

Has: Novels and short story collections

Issued for: 4 weeks 


Collection: Graphic novels

Has: Comics, manga, and graphic novels

Identified by: Comic at the start of the call number

Issued for: 4 weeks


Collection: Journals

Has: Magazines and journals

Where: On the shelves by the  Graphic Novels (older issues are with the non-fiction)

Issued for: 1 week 


Collection: Reference

Has: Dictionaries, encyclopaedias, and other reference materials

Issued for: Overnight loan.

Identified by: REF at start of call number 


Collection: Desk reserve

Has: Books, games, DVDs put aside by teachers

Where: Behind the library desk

Issued for: Library use only – make sure you have the paper number


Collection: Posters

Has: Maps and posters

Issued for: 4 weeks


Collection: Non Fiction DVDs

Has: Documentaries and educational films

Issued for: 2 weeks 


 Collection: Japanese Corner

Has: Books, manga, and magazines in Japanese.

Issued for: 2-4 weeks


Collection: Student Research Projects

Has: Final projects completed by undergraduate students of IPU New Zealand

Where: Behind the library desk

Issued for: Library use only. List available on request at the desk or read here: pdf Final Projects list (0.13MB)


Collection: Student Theses

Has: Theses completed by postgraduate students of IPU NZ

Where: Behind the library desk

Issued for: Library use only. List available on request


Collection: Class sets

Has: Books and textbooks for class use, assigned by teachers

Issued for: 1 term 


 Collection: Games

Has: Board games and jigsaw puzzles

Issued for: 1 week