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Off campus student

Nau mai, haere mai, welcome

Kia ora and warm Pacific greetings. We welcome you to our online library spaces. We are here to connect you with information and people who can help you complete your assignments.

Our website is your gateway to finding help and information for your assignments 24/7.

Resources you can access online

Resources you can access onlne:

Articles and eMagazines

  • Use your MIT username and password to access online resources. Don’t use your full email address or ID number, only your username (eg. anon123).

Search Rapua: Search across (almost) all of the library's online resources at the same time.
1. Type your keywords into the Search Rapua box.
2. Under Improve your results - click on Available online to retrieve online resources only. 

Academic and assignment support

Talk to an Academic Learning Advisor:

Support areas:

  • Writing skills
  • Study skills
  • Numeracy/Maths

Email the Academic Learning Advisors or book an online appointment via the library website.

Talk to your Subject Librarian:

Support areas:

  • Finding the information you need
  • Evaluating information
  • Referencing (APA or IEEE)
  • Research and using databases

Contact your Subject Librarian or book an online appointment via the library website.

Book online appointments: Book individual or small group appointments.
We can contact you via phone, email, or meet online via a video call.

How to book online:

1. Click on the Appointments link on our library homepage at 

2. Log in with your MIT username and password (same as Canvas) if needed.

3. Choose the service and online meeting

More online resources

Our online learning resources are available 24/7.

Contact us

General library inquiries:

09 968 8777 (MIT Ōtara & City Campus) 

09 975 4670 (MIT Manukau & TechPark)

Chat Now on our website. Ask a question on Chat Now from Monday to Friday (8.00am - 5.00pm) and Saturday (9.00am -4.00pm)

Email Academic Learning Advisors: 

Subject Librarian support

Interlibrary Loans: You can request articles from other libraries using the interlibrary loan service.