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Subject Librarian for Education

Paula Whitelock
Location: Robertson Library
Email: paula.whitelock@otago.ac.nz
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30 - 5pm

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New Books and Journals in the Robertson / Education Library

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New Books at the Southland campus Library

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The University's Education Libraries

The Robertson Library Southland Campus Library
100 Nelson Street, Invercargill
Ph: (03) 211 6816
Email: southland.library@otago.ac.nz
Opening hours
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Teaching Support

Teaching Support collection

The Robertson Library and the Southland Campus Library have great collections to support your studies in education and teaching. The Teaching Support collection in the Robertson Library is located on the 1st floor (turn left at the top of the stairs).

Resources include:

  • Big books (fiction and non fiction)
  • First books (fiction and non fiction)
  • Picture books (fiction and non fiction)
  • Ministry of Education resources
  • Readers  (multiple copies)
  • Non-fiction (these range from first books to secondary school resources) 
  • Children's and Young Adult fiction / literature
  • Maori collection - language readers, games and kits, legends, history, culture.
  • Curriculum support resources - for developing lessons and taking into the classroom
  • School Journal series - the complete series is in tge Robertson Library, Education Journals collection (ground floor).

Gecko Press Children's Books

Gecko Press publishes children's books by some of the world's best writers and illustrators. They choose books that are excellent in story, illustration and design, with a strong 'heart factor'. more info

Below are just some of the Gecko Press publications in the Robertson and Southland campus Libraries.

To find more children's books in the Library from Gecko Press, simply search for Gecko Press in Library Search Ketu and then limit your results by 'Available in the Library' (this link is to the left of your list of results).