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This guide presents key resources for staff and students' research

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Welcome to the Theology Subject Guide
Explore the tabs above for resources and research advice


New Theology & Religion Books

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Library 101 workshops

LIBRARY 101 is a series of in-person workshops that introduce you to Library skills and services.

Register to attend here!

Looking for Academic Literature?

Below are the four best places to start searching for academic literature on your topic.  Explore the tabs along the top for even more options.

Google Like a Pro

Did you know that there are over 40 search operators that you can use to search  Google more effectively, many of which can be used in  Scholar too?  Here are the top five that I use consistently, plus a Handout that we produced for a workshop for postgrads this year.


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Amanda Hutchinson
Robertson Library

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Ph: 479 7404

Māori Theological Scholarship

Libraries you can sign up to use print resources

New Zealand & Australia

If you live in one of the main centres around New Zealand you may use the local University Library to borrow books.
You will need proof of your enrolment at the University of Otago, and address details to join. 

The New Zealand Libraries which have agreed to share  their collections are:

This agreement also applies to many Australian University Libraries, so if you are living in Australia, check this link to see what is available in your area.  More information here.