Offsite Collections

For books, journals and audiovisual material held in Offsite and Storage Collections you can make a request through Te Waharoa

How to request a book or journal using Te Waharoa

  1. Go to Te Waharoa. “Sign in” as “VUW Students and Staff” at the top right-hand corner of this page.
  2. Search for the book or journal you would like to request.
  3. Select “Request”.
  4. For books or journals with multiple volumes, find the volume you would like to request then select “Request”.
  5. Go to “Terms of Use.” If a drop down menu appears, choose the loan period you require.
  6. For example 3 day loan or 4 weeks
  7. Choose your “Pickup Location” and “Not Needed After” date.
  8. Select “Request” to complete your request.

How to request an article using Te Waharoa

Digitization requests can be placed for articles from journals.

  1. Go to Te Waharoa. Sign in as “VUW Students and Staff” at the top right-hand corner of this page.
  2. Search for the journal title you would like to request from.
  3. If more than one Library appears, select the name of the library that holds the journal you are interested in. For example, Offsite.
  4. Find the volume and issue that contains the article or pages you would like to request.
  5. Select “Digitization”.
  6. Enter the “Chapter/Article Title”, “Start page” or “End page”.
  7. Choose your “Not Needed After” date.
  8. Select “Request”. The article will be emailed to you.

Further information

Requests take 1-2 working days to arrive, depending on demand.

Requests being picked up at Campus Libraries (Architecture and Design Library, Commerce Library, and the Law Library) will take an additional working day.