Index New Zealand: a guide for schools

Search INNZ

Articles can be found by searching INNZ by author, keyword, title or subject.

We suggest when you first use INNZ you read the Help screens to familiarise yourself with the searching and printing techniques.

Requesting INNZ articles from the National Library of New Zealand

There are three ways schools can send requests for INNZ articles:

  • emailing requests
  • accessing full-text articles online direct from INNZ, or
  • posting or faxing a printout of the request.

Email requests

Select single records for emailing

  • Search INNZ and select the article you want
  • Bring up the full record for the article by clicking the blue printing on the search results screen
  • Go to Record Options < enter your email address < click Email

Select multiple records for emailing

Search INNZ and then on the search results screen:

  • Mark the required records using the checkbox to the left of the records you want < click Retain Selected.
  • Go to Next to search and choose from more pages < click Retain Selected each time you select articles from a new page
  • When you have selected all the records you want < Record Options < Selected all pages < enter your email address < click Email

Prepare your requests for emailing

When requests arrive in your email box: Open email < click on Reply (You may need to go to “Tools – Turn off Pop-Up Blocker” to be able to reply to emails) < type the name of your school and the name of the student or teacher above each article you require

Tell us how you want to receive your article:

  • By email – Under the name of your school – type your email address
  • By mail – Under the name of your school – type the school postal address

Email your requests to: dss@dia.govt.nz

When will you get your articles?

For email requests you can expect to receive an email reply with the article attached from Collection Delivery within two business days. Mail requests are also processed within two business days but you will need to allow for normal mail delivery times.

Get an article online

An increasing number of full-text articles are available online direct from INNZ. There are two different ways that full-text can be linked to an article record:

  • Freely available full-text from the Library’s National Digital Heritage Archive or the publishers' websites. Look for an URL under the Link to field on an article record < click URL
  • Some of the electronic full-text databases from EBSCO and Gale are available for some libraries that are part of the EPIC consortium. Not currently available for school libraries. Look for Get Article? button at bottom of article record < click button < Get this item screen appears < look for ‘Full text available via’ options < select option < click green GO button

To limit your search to online full-text articles only

Under Simple Search < find Quick Limits < click on Online Article from drop down box.

Post or fax printouts

To print single records for requesting

  • Search INNZ and select the article you want
  • Bring up the full record for the article by clicking on the blue printing in the search results screen
  • Go to Records Option box < Print / Save < New screen shows record for article displayed as text < print this screen

To print multiple records for requesting

Search INNZ and on the search results screen:

  • Mark the required records using the checkbox to the left of the records you want < click Retain Selected.
  • If necessary go to Next to search and choose from more pages < click Retain Selected each time you select articles from a new page
  • When you have selected all the records you want < Record Options < Selected all pages < Print/Save.
  • A new screen will open with the records displayed as text < Print this screen.

Prepare your requests for sending

Next to each article required write or stamp the name of your school and the name of the student or teacher.

Tell us how you want to receive your article

  • By email – Under the name of your school – write your email address
  • By mail – Under the name of your school – write or stamp the school postal address

When will you get your articles?

For email requests you can expect to receive an email reply with the article attached from Collection Delivery within two business days. Mail requests are also processed within two business days but you will need to allow for normal mail delivery times.

Send your requests to us:

National Library of New Zealand
Collection Delivery
PO Box 1467
Wellington 6041

Fax: 04 385 8077
Email: dss@dia.govt.nz

Other journal articles

Collection Delivery is also able to supply other articles from any journal held in the National Library of New Zealand. The titles of the journals held can be searched on the National Library catalogue.

Send a request by email or fax, including the following details:

  • Author and title of article
  • Name of journal
  • Number and date of journal
  • Page numbers
  • Name of school and address of school (or email address)
  • Name of student or teacher

Please note:

  • The email address can be the school library or a personal email address but you must include the name of your school
  • If you do not include the name of your school we cannot process your request
  • If the email address you give us is wrong or does not accept our email, we will re-send the item by post
  • Copies of articles received are subject to copyright and are not to be stored long-term

Contact us

 Collection Delivery
 Tel: 04 474 3144
 Fax: 04 385 8077
 Email: dss@dia.govt.nz