Libraries - Learning and Teaching - University of Canterbury - New Zealand
James Hight Library


The University of Canterbury is well-known for its excellent and comprehensive library facilities.

The University has a number of libraries including the Central Library, Engineering Library, Law Library, Physical Sciences Library, and the MacMillan Brown Library. Users can be assured of a warm welcome in any of the five separate buildings of campus that contain these library collections.

Visitors will be delighted to discover the extent of the online Information Services that are also available through the Library's Web site.

If users are overwhelmed at the sheer quantity of resources available, they will be relieved to discover that there are specialist library staff to help them find their way around both kinds of environments!

Beginning or advancing, students can expect friendly, expert help from any of their service desks, and can attend a range of tutorials to help them make the most of these information resources. Students also enjoy the range of study spaces, computers, and photocopying services available.

Staff can expect any of the services available to students, and they also have Information Librarians that keep them up to date with changes to Information Resources, and can assist them with locating resources for their teaching programmes. Collection Services Librarians are also there to help them order items for the Library collections.

Learn more about the Library, and the collections the staff are so proud of, at the Library Website