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Business Administration - MBA, DBA: Finding Academic Literature

Access to print books

Access to Print Books

Browse the shelves:

On-campus students can browse the shelves for books. Commerce-related books and other resources are held in a number of libraries on the Dunedin campus including:

Call number areas you may wish to browse include:

Central Library - classifications H - HG

Hocken Collections - ask the Librarians to assist you.            


If the book you are looking for is NOT held by Otago ...

Try these options:


If you want a chapter from a book that Otago holds...

You may choose to place a Scan Request for the chapter.  It will be scanned and sent to your email as a pdf attachment.

Access to Print Books

Requesting a book that the Library holds:

Distance students may request books be sent to them for FREE.

To do this:

  1. Log into Library Search | Ketu
  2. Find the book you would like to request
  3. Click the 'Available in the Library' tab
  4. Click the 'Request' link
  5. Select the 'Pick up location' to be 'home address'
  6. Click 'Request'

The book will be couriered to you with a freepost return address sticker for you to use when you return the book.

Further information on requesting books.

NOTE: Books cannot be sent to students living overseas.


If the book you are looking for is NOT held by Otago...

Try these options:


If you want a chapter from a book that Otago holds...

You may choose to place a Scan Request for the chapter.  It will be scanned and sent to your email as a pdf attachment.

Further information about requesting a scan of a chapter.

Effective Search Strategies

Learn how to develop a search strategy, search recommended databases for relevant literature, and manage your results.

Library Postgraduate Workshop -Effective Search Strategies from University of Otago Library on Vimeo.

Finding journals & articles

Finding academic articles in Google Scholar

 

Finding academic articles in Google Scholar

 

Find a journal in Library Search Ketu

If Otago does not hold a book or subscribe to a journal you can submit an Interloans request. Learn how at the link below:

http://www.otago.ac.nz/library/interloan.html