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outside NZ +64 3 211 2699

Phone us on  0800 4 0 FEES (0800 4 0 3337) +64 3 214 4977  Email us at info@sit.ac.nzinfo@sit.ac.nz


Library Term Hours

  • Monday 8.00 am – 6.00 pm
  • Tuesday 8.00 am – 7.00 pm
  • Wednesday 8.00 am – 7.00 pm
  • Thursday 8.00 am – 7.00 pm
  • Friday 8.00 am – 4.00 pm
  • Saturday 10.00 am – 1.00 pm

Located on the Tay Street campus beside the Student Services Centre, the SIT Library is the perfect place to chill out or study. There are more than 30,000 volumes, a large selection of magazines, DVDs and fiction books to choose from. Additional services include printers with photocopy and scanning capabilities, wireless internet access and more than 20 computers for student use. There is also a group study room furnished with an overhead projector. 

Loan Periods

Loan periods vary, but you are welcome to phone or email for extensions. SIT library does not send books to people living outside New Zealand. Requested material will be couriered to SIT2LRN students, and a courier bag or free post label will be provided for the return of library materials to the library.

Finding Information

Guides and Forms

Useful Web Links

Childcare Sites


Environmental Management

Government Departments


New Zealand Legislation

New Zealand Road Code

Small Business

Sport & Recreation

Veterinary Nursing

Online Databases & Journals

Art and Music



Film & Television Literature Index                                                                                                                    

International Bibliography of Theatre & Dance                                                                                                         


Organised Sound E-Journal  (2001-Current)                                                                                                             

Popular Music (2001-Current)                                                                                                                          

Popular Music and Society (1997-Current)                                                                                                              

Sound on sound (1985-Current)                                                                                                                         

Stash DVD Magazine - (then click IP Based Login)                                                                                                      

Textile History                                                                                                                                       

Business & Hospitality

Business Suite (RDS)                                                                                                                                  


Kiwi Research Information Service                                                                                                                     

Proquest ABI/Inform                                                                                                                                   

Science Direct                                                                                                                                        

University of Auckland Business Review                                                                                                                



Australia - New Zealand Reference Centre                                                                                                              



Kiwi Research Information Service                                                                                                                     

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts                                                                                                   

MasterFile Premier (General Database)                                                                                                         

Health & Sport

CINAHL (Nursing & Allied Health Index)                                                                                                        

Cochrane Library                                                                                                                                      

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition                                                                                                               


Kiwi Research Information Service                                                                                                                     

Science Direct                                                                                                                                        

Science & Technology

Social Science