Flexible Service overview

The Library's Flexible Service supports students enrolled in courses recognised as being delivered flexibly in the current semester, and PhD students approved for off-campus study.


What is the Flexible Service?

  • The Library's Flexible Service enables eligible users to request the delivery of hard copy items from any University of Auckland library, and the electronic delivery of journal articles and book chapters, at no charge.
  • Library staff can provide advice on how to access other relevant Library services and resources.
  • Service conditions apply, and users are responsible for the cost of returning borrowed items to the Library.

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Who is eligible to register for the service?

You are eligible if you are:

  • Enrolled in any course noted in the University Calendar at one of the following campus locations:
    • Extramural
    • Online virtual campus
    • Rotorua
    • Waiheke Island
    • Waikato
    • Whangarei (not Tai Tokerau)
    • Unspecified location within NZ
    • These courses are typically taught extramurally or at a distance and may include attendance at block courses in various locations around New Zealand.
  • A PhD student approved for off-campus study.

If you are not eligible as above but believe you qualify for this service, complete the registration form. Library staff will contact you to confirm your eligibility status.

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How to apply

  • Complete the Flexible Service registration form
    • Faculty of Education and Social Work - select Education as your faculty.
    • Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences students - select Medical and Health Sciences as your faculty.
    • All other applicants - select Other as your faculty.
  • Library staff will email confirmation of your eligibility status.
  • You will need to re-register each semester, unless you have enrolled for multiple semesters in a flexible course.

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