Use AUT articlelinker to find fulltext articles available through the library.

Library Search releases

Library Search uses Vufind software. Regular releases are scheduled monthly.

Due to staffing issues Library Search releases are on hold. We hope to upgrade to VuFind version 8 in early 2023 and resume regular releases after that.

July 2021

  • Upgrade EDS API connection with secured SSL method. End users should be unaffected by this change.

May 2021

  • Improve error message for login issues.
  • Improve author link functionality in 'Articles & more' item records.
  • Add in-context prompts to Bonus+ and ArticleReach services.
  • Remove Wikipedia entries from author search results.

April 2021

  • Add ability to cancel holds and requests.
  • Improve messaging for missing items and items being searched for.

March 2021

  • Add "View abstract" field to results list in "Articles & more". Reinstate abstract to item record page.
  • Fix email record functionality in "Articles & more" (emails were blank).
  • Add ability to post warning messages to one or more search types (initally for Covid notices).

February 2021

  • Significant improvements to EndNote and RIS export format for "Books & media".
  • Improve EndNote and RIS export format for "Articles & more".
  • Change default operator for "Database" search from AND to OR.
  • Improve error message when Sierra API is down.
  • Bug fix for suppressed records remaining in Solr index.
  • Remove requirement to log in when on-campus (uses AUT IP range).

January 2021

  • Fix Google Scholar phrase search.

December 2020

  • Improve Bonus+ and Articlereach functionality.
  • Automatic log in  when searching Articles & more.
  • Improve "Articles & more" export formats.
  • Reformat bib id in "Books & media" to accommodate Talis Course Readings requirements (added b to front of all bib ids).

November 2020

  • Switch Library Search from EDS to Vufind.

October 2020

  • Disable Cite this function (citations very innacurate).
  • Enable create list function and improve how it works when items from "Books & media" and "Articles & more" saved in the same list.
  • Update Te Reo translations.
  • Cache EDS API getInfo response for improved performance.
  • Switch from "test" to "production" EDS API account after successful testing completed.

August 2020

  • Enable request button and Bonus+ button.
  • Prevent robots crawling site (add robots meta tag to head).

July 2020

  • Implement full Te Reo tranlsation.
  • Initial go-live of production server.