Wintec Library is here to help you while you study

Whether you're finding material for your assignments, need APA Referencing help from our expert Librarians, or want a quiet place to study, come and see us!

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Library Guides

Library guides are guides especially written by Wintec Library staff to support you with your studies. They help you find books, journals and databases to use for your assignments and can give you tips, tools and strategies for assessing the resources you find.

Type in keywords or your subject name to find specific guides.

Recommended Databases

A database allows you to search for material in journals, magazines, ebooks and other online resources. Results can include just the abstract (summary) of the material; or the complete article, book, video, etc. Click a recommended database below to start searching.

eBook Collection

Wintec Library has a large number of digital resources, from our single-search system OneSearch to our hundreds of thousands of online ebooks and millions of academic journal articles. We know it can be tricky using so many different systems, so we have some tips and pointers here to help you make the most of the resources we have while you study.


Whether you need help learning how to use OneSearch, you want to brush up on your ebook skills, or you're wanting to know if Wikipedia can be used in an assignment, we're here to help. Click this link for more information.

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Library News & Events

Featured database—Academic Video Online (AVON)

Academic Video Online is a comprehensive video library with over 68,000 titles spanning a wide range of subject areas including business, counselling, health, music, and more. Access videos that can help you with your studies and research, as well as entertainment videos, documentaries, feature films, news programs and more.

Click here to access Academic Video Online, and check out the video below for help using the database.

Library tour

Take a virtual tour of Wintec city campus library!

Click to take a virtual tour of the Wintec city library

Did you know you can take a virtual tour of the Wintec city library? In this gamified tour, you'll find out about the resources the library has to offer—from books to quiet study spaces, expert referencing help and more—and help a student complete their assignment as you become familiar with the library space. Click the image above to check it out!

Need Help?

To access the databases you will need a Wintec computer username and password. These are available from the ITS Service Management Team toll-free on 0800 494 683 for all current Wintec staff and students.

If you need help searching the databases, look for tutorials within the database or Ask a librarian—we're here to help.

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