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Education - key resources

InfoDatabase title
Further informationEducation Database (ProQuest)
Provides access to educational publications, including more than 600 of the titles in full-text. The coverage spans the literature on primary, secondary and higher education as well as special education, home schooling and adult education.
Further informationMobile appEducation Research Complete (EBSCOhost)
A bibliographic and full-text database covering scholarly research relating to all levels of education from early childhood to higher education. Topics include curriculum instruction, administration, policy, funding, and related social issues.
Further informationERIC (ProQuest)
A database sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education to provide extensive access to educational-related literature. ERIC provides coverage of journal articles, conferences, meetings, government documents, theses, dissertations, reports, audiovisual media, bibliographies, directories, books and monographs.
Further informationIndex New Zealand
A searchable database that contains abstracts and descriptions of articles from New Zealand periodicals and newspapers. The periodicals range from academic research journals to magazines.
Further informationJournal Surf
An online catalogue of the School Journal and other resources. For access details please email: eresources.library@otago.ac.nz
Further informationNZCER Journals Online
Access journals published by the New Zealand Council for Educational Research: Set; Early Childhood Folio; Curriculum Matters; Assessment Matters.

 

Education - additional resources

InfoDatabase title
Further informationAcademic OneFile (Gale Cengage)
Provides indexing/abstracting for journals and reference sources with many articles available in full-text. Coverage includes the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects. Includes coverage of the New York Times back to 1985.
Further informationMobile appAcademic Search Complete (EBSCOhost)
Designed for academic institutions, this database provides coverage of multidisciplinary academic journals. It supports research in the key areas of academic study by providing peer-reviewed journals, full-text periodicals, reports, books, and more.
Further informationAcademic Video Online (AVON): Premium (Alexander Street)
A multidisciplinary collection of videos with thousands of titles and more added each month that touches on the curriculum needs of virtually every department. Academic Video Online: Premium allows students and researchers to analyse unique and valuable content from over 500 producers and distributors of videos around the world.
Further informationAustralian Education Research Theses Database
A comprehensive database of doctoral and masters research theses accepted by Australian Universities in the field of education. It also includes some overseas theses on Australian education topics. A selection of theses in the database are available in full-text.
Further informationBritannica School
A resource for teachers that includes versions of the Encyclopedia Britannica for primary, middle, and secondary school levels.
Further informationCareer & Technical Education Database (ProQuest)
A definitive source for vocational information and career search resources. The database includes over 600 titles, with more than 500 available in full-text.
Further informationChildren's Literature and Childhood (NCCO)
Provides a wide range of primary sources related to the experience of childhood in the nineteenth century. Included in the archive are children’s books and periodicals, primers and material related to education, child welfare pamphlets, documents and photos related to children and crime, youth newspapers and more.
Further informationMobile appChronicle of Higher Education
Online, The Chronicle is published every weekday and features the complete contents of the latest issue; daily news and advice columns; current job listings; an archive of previously published content; discussion forums; and career-building tools.
Further informationMobile appEducation in Video: Volumes I and II (Alexander Street)
An online collection of streaming video for training and developing teachers. It contains over 1,300 hours of content, and features teaching videos frequently used in university-level education programs.
Further informationEmerald Social Sciences eBook Series Collection
A growing collection of volumes with subject coverage that includes: Education; Health and Social Care; and Sociology and Public Policy.
Public accessERIC Educational Resources Information Center
A digital library of education research and information sponsored by the United States Department of Education. ERIC provides access to bibliographic records of journal articles and other education-related materials. Approximately one quarter of the collection is available in full-text.
Further informationeTV
Provides programmes recorded off-air from domestic and international television channels and Internet channels. First-time users must register for an ongoing username/password: select University of Otago; use University staff or student email address (otago.ac.nz) only; username/password will be sent to your email. Note: Use Chrome for all eTV functionality.
Further informationInformit A+ Education
A full-text database encompassing all aspects of learning from early childhood through to tertiary, adult learning, assessment, distance learning, international education, indigenous education and literacy.
Further informationMobile appJSTOR
Provides full-text access to back issues (delay in coverage generally 3-5 years) of selected scholarly journals in history, economics, political science, demography, mathematics and other fields of the humanities, social sciences, and life sciences. The Library's access includes all Arts & Sciences Collections, the Life Sciences Collection, Business IV, and the Ireland Collection.
Further informationKanopy
A streaming service that provides access to video content sourced from leading suppliers. The Library subscribes to a selection of titles from this collection. To use the advanced functionality, users are required to sign in. First-time users will need to create an account.
Further informationMath Solutions eBooks
The full collection of titles from independent publisher Math Solutions. These books focus on improving the teaching and learning of mathematics for primary and early secondary school children.
Further informationNewztext (Knowledge Basket)
A full-text archive of many of New Zealand's key news, business and industry publications.
Further informationProject MUSE
Provides digital humanities and social science content for the scholarly community. A source of complete, full-text versions of scholarly journals with over 120 publishers currently participating.
Further informationProQuest Central
A leading electronic database providing indexing/abstracting and full-text access to scholarly and general interest publications. It combines information from a number of online databases with subjects covering: business, law, education, computing, science, technology, engineering, arts, medicine, and religion.
Further informationPsycINFO (Ovid)
An electronic bibliographic database providing abstracts and citations to the scholarly literature for behavioral sciences and mental health. The database includes material in related fields such as psychiatry, management, business, education, social science, neuroscience, law, medicine, and social work.
Public accessPsycINFO Topic Guides
Topic Guides are brief handouts designed to demonstrate how PsycINFO can be used to search for resources in a variety of topic areas. They contain three sample search scenarios, and a list of selected Index Terms.
Further informationSAGE Knowledge eBooks
Includes SAGE eBook and eReference content, including scholarly monographs, reference works, handbooks, series, professional development titles, and more.
Further informationMobile appTaylor & Francis Online
A collection of full text journals in humanities, social sciences, science and technology from Taylor & Francis, Routledge and Psychology Press, including access to back issues from 1997 where available.
Public accessTe Kete Ipurangi (TKI)
A bilingual portal and web community which provides educational material for New Zealand teachers, school managers, and students.
Public accessTe Puna
A web-based search service giving access to the bibliographic details of what is held in New Zealand and international libraries.
Further informationWiley Online Library
A collection of full-text scientific, technical, medical, social science and business journals published by Wiley.