If you are studying at tertiary level you’ll need a range of general and subject-specific resources. Your library has plenty - from online databases of journals in the Source to expert personal assistance with reference enquiries.
Whatever your assignment or research topic, we can help you find the information you need.
The Source: online resources
Christchurch City Libraries subscribes to a large number of online resources. Most can be freely accessed over the internet by entering your library card number and PIN, but a few can only be accessed from within our libraries.
Free wireless internet
Several libraries offer free wireless internet. See our wireless service page for details of how to connect and the current status of this service.
Tertiary study resources
- Research services at our libraries
- Find out more about specialised services.
- Careers information
- From our business section.
- Our entry point for information resources online.
- References, citations & bibliographies
- Learn about what’s required when doing references for essays and reports and get some simple tools for making citations and bibliographies.
- Search tips
- To help you search more effectively.
- Dewey guide
- Find your way around the Dewey Decimal System, used by Christchurch City Libraries to classify non-fiction.
Links in our Internet Gateway
- Tertiary Education - links to institutions and services
- Industry Training Organisations
- English as a Second Language
Search for books and other resources on these subjects
- Study skills and Learning
- Higher education
- Academic writing
- Internet searching - improve your technique
- Report writing