Key facts and figures

Libraries and Learning Services provide resources, workshops and advice to support staff and students in their teaching, learning and research activities.


Libraries and Learning Services facilities

City Campus

  • General Library
  • Architecture and Planning
  • Business Information Centre
  • Davis Law
  • Fine Arts
  • Music and Dance
  • Kate Edger Information Commons
  • Engineering Information Commons
  • Student Learning Services
  • English Language Enrichment
  • Career Development and Employability Services

Epsom Campus

  • Sylvia Ashton-Warner Library (Education and Social Work)
  • Epsom Information Commons

Grafton Campus

  • Philson Library (Medical and Health Sciences)
  • Grafton Information Commons

Tai Tokerau Campus

  • Sylvia Ashton-Warner Library (Education and Social Work)

Tāmaki Innovation Campus

  • Tāmaki Library and Information Commons (Population Health and Science)

Leigh Marine Laboratory (Science)

Off-site

  • Off-campus storage facility (Highbrook)
  • University Bindery (Highbrook)

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Computers and study spaces at December 2016

  • 1,112 computers (including training rooms)
  • 3,605 study spaces without computers
  • 155 laptops for loan

4,717 total computer and study spaces.

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Collections at December 2016

Electronic

  • 1,200 bibliographic databases
  • 98,000 electronic journals
  • 1,000,000 electronic books
  • 230,000 media repository titles

Hardcopy

  • 2.1 million volumes
  • 46,000 maps
  • 33,000 visual recordings
  • 31,000 audio recordings
  • 2,200 metres of archives and manuscripts

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Libraries and Learning Services staff (full-time equivalent) at December 2016

  • 93 professionally qualified librarians
  • 15 Language and Learning Advisers
  • 11 Career Development and Employability Services consultants
  • 23 other professional positions
  • 22 para-professional staff
  • 85 support positions (including casual staff)
  • 7 bindery staff

256 total full-time equivalent (FTE) staff.

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Library users at December 2016

  • 41,860 individual students (full and part-time, undergraduate and postgraduate)
  • 8,180 academic and professional staff (excluding casual staff)
  • 3,750 Associate Members

53,790 total Library users (head count).

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