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Nau Mai Haere Mai | Welcome to your Botany Subject Guide

Fragment of Linaria Vulgaris


This Guide brings together important research resources for Botany. These include :

Different types of resources are available via the navigation bar, above.

Please contact the subject librarian for Botany (contact details on the right) with any questions about finding the resources you need!

Postgraduate Information sessions and Workshops 2019

There are Library sessions and workshops provided specifically for Postgraduate students. For more information and to register go to face-to-face sessions, or Zoom workshops.

Information sessions 10-11am (face to face) and 1-2pm (via Zoom) on the last Wednesday of the month

  • 29 May, 25 Sep - Postgraduate Library ServicesAn introduction to Library support, recommended resources and services.
  • 26 Jun, 30 Oct - Effective Search Strategies - Learn how to search recommended databases for relevant literature, and manage your results
  • 31 July, 27 Nov - The Thesis Guide For new thesis students, about preparation, copyright compliance, submitting, and depositing.
  • 28 Aug, 11 Dec - Researcher Profiles - Building an online profile to promote your research, and yourself.


Hands-on Workshops 10-11.30am (face to face) and 1-2.30pm (via Zoom) on Tuesdays & Thursdays twice a year

  • 25 June, 5 Nov - EndNote: Managing your references - A hands-on workshop using EndNote to store, group, edit and annotate references, and cite while you write (basic level). 
  • 27 June, 7 Nov - Research Data Management - Make sense of the complexity around data storage, description, re-use and archiving. 
  • 2 July, 12 Nov - Getting published - Practical tips for postgraduates. Learn how to develop a publishing strategy and identify the right journals for submission. 
  • 4 July, 14 Nov - Impact Metrics - Understand tools that explain impact factors and ranking for what to read, and where to publish. 

What's NEW:

Featured Resource : JSTOR Global Plants

JSTOR Global Plants is a database of digitized plant specimens, contributed from the collections of over 300 herbaria worldwide. It also includes a number of reference works and primary sources, such as collector's diaries and correspondence, and photographs.

Subject Librarian | Kaitiaki Pukapuka

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Richard German
Health Sciences Library, Sayers Building
290 Great King Street / PO Box 56
Dunedin 9054, New Zealand.
0(064) 3 479 7403
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