About This Guide
This Subject Guide brings together important research resources for Māori Studies. These include article databases & journals, major reference works, and other key sources.
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For further assistance with finding Māori Studies research materials, please contact the Liaison Librarian for Māori Studies.
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University of Otago Library Kaiāwhina Māori:
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Hocken Library: Katherine Milburn
Science Library: Alexander Ritchie
Medical Library: Christy Ballard
Our role is to help Māori students access academic and pastoral support, and to facilitate assistance with using library resources and services.