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Geography (Human) - key resources

InfoDatabase title
Further informationGeoRef (ProQuest)
Provides access to references to geoscience journal articles, books, maps, conference papers, reports and theses. The database covers the geology of North America from 1669 to the present and the geology of the rest of the world from 1933 to the present.
Public accessMobile appGreenFILE (EBSCOhost)
A database covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more.
Further informationInternational Bibliography of the Social Sciences (IBSS) (ProQuest)
An online resource for social science and interdisciplinary research with a focus on anthropology, economics, politics and sociology. This database includes bibliographic references to journal articles, books, reviews and selected chapters dating back to 1951.
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 informationMobile appScopus
A multidisciplinary abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature covering the fields of science, technology, medicine, social sciences, and the arts and humanities. The database includes more than 5,000 international publishers including Elsevier (ScienceDirect), Springer, Wiley-Blackwell, Taylor & Francis, and Sage.
Further informationSocial Science Database (ProQuest)
A database that provides full-text access to a variety of scientific journals. Subject coverage includes: Anthropology, Communication science, Demography, Economics, Human services, Political science, Policy studies, Psychology, and Sociology.
Further informationMobile appWeb of Science Core Collection
Provides access to the world's leading citation databases: Science Citation Index Expanded; Social Sciences Citation Index; Arts & Humanities Citation Index; Emerging Sources Citation Index; Index Chemicus; Book Citation Index; and, Conference Proceedings Citation Index. Authoritative, multidisciplinary content covers the highest impact journals, including Open Access journals and conference proceedings.

 

Geography (Human) - 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 informationMobile appArts & Humanities Citation Index (Web of Science Core Collection)
Bibliographic and citation information for journal articles in the arts and humanities. Individually selected, relevant items from major science and social science journals are also indexed.
Further informationAustralasian Literature: Australia, New Zealand, and the Pacific Islands (Alexander Street)
Creative works from Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands from the 1930s to the present. Genres include Poetry, Fiction, Non-Fiction, Commentary and Criticism and Biography and Interviews.
Further informationMobile appCurrent Contents Connect (Web of Science)
A multidisciplinary, current awareness database that provides access to complete tables of contents, abstracts, bibliographic information, and abstracts from the most recently published issues of leading scholarly journals, as well as from relevant, evaluated websites.
Further informationEconomist: Historical Archive 1843-2011 (Gale Cengage)
A complete searchable copy of every issue of the Economist from 1843 to 2011. The Economist delivers reports of international political, business, scientific, technological and cultural developments, with dispatches from all over the world. The archive includes full-colour images, multiple search indexes, exportable financial tables, a gallery of front covers, supplements, special reports and surveys.
Further informationEnergy News
New Zealand's online news and information service for the energy sector including a comprehensive industry participant and energy asset database.
Further informationEnvironmental Impact Statements (ProQuest)
This database provides abstracts and indexing (1985-) and full-text (2003-) of environmental impact statements issued by the U.S. federal government.
Further informationEnvironmental Studies in Video (Alexander Street)
Trial access until 31/07/2014. Environmental Studies in Video will contain 500 hours of film covering all realms of environmental studies, particularly ethics, policy, economics, law, sociology, planning, and environmental science. The collection addresses specific topics including alternative energy, pollution control, eco-design, sustainability, farming and agriculture, the food industry, LEED certification, waste issues, and climate change.
Further informationEuropa World [Far East and Australasia Regional Survey]
An online reference work covering political and economic information for countries and territories. The Library's subscription provides access to the Far East and Australasia Regional Survey.
Further informationFactiva
A global business information and research tool that aggregates content from a wide range of resources such as newspapers, journals, magazines and newswires. Content is generally full-text although coverage is sometimes selective.
Further informationGeoScienceWorld eBooks
A multi-publisher eBooks platform dedicated to the earth sciences.
Further informationMobile appHumanities International Complete (EBSCOhost)
Provides full-text of journals, books and other published sources from around the world. This database includes all data from Humanities International Index plus unique full-text content.
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 informationLeisure Tourism Database (CABI)
Provides bibliographic information and abstracts for all aspects of leisure and tourism including policy and planning, education and training, travel, sports, hospitality, the arts and entertainment, natural environment and ecotourism, urban regeneration, and cultural heritage. Also included are over 2000 full-text book chapters from CABI's eBook collection.
Further informationMapToaster Topo/NZ
A mapping database displaying topographic maps of New Zealand that reproduces all the rich detail and cartography of the LINZ paper topomaps.
Further informationNew Zealand Geographic
Digital archive from the first issue of the magazine that covers the people, places, wildlife and environment of New Zealand.
Further informationNewztext (Knowledge Basket)
A full-text archive of many of New Zealand's key news, business and industry publications.
Further informationNZ Science (Knowledge Basket)
Indexed records of New Zealand science papers and reports from a variety of organisations including DSIR, Department of Conservation, NIWA, HortResearch and Geological and Nuclear Sciences (GNS).
Further informationPeriodicals Index Online (PIO) (ProQuest)
An international index to millions of articles published in the humanities and social sciences. Every article in each journal is indexed, from volume 1, issue 1 to recent times. The database includes periodicals in English, German, Italian, French, Spanish, and other Western languages.
Public accessPopulation Index
A searchable annotated bibliography of books, journal articles, working papers, and other materials on population topics, covering the years 1986-2000.
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 Biological Science Collection
This collection contains biological science related full-text articles, figures and tables within articles, and the bibliographic records from Biological Sciences database. Biological Sciences provides access to literature from serials, conference proceedings, technical reports, monographs and patents.
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 informationProQuest Dissertations & Theses A&I
A collection of dissertations and theses from around the world, from 1743 to the present day. Where available, the database includes a 24-page preview. Dissertations published since July 1980 include a 350-word abstract written by the author. Master's theses published since 1988 include 150-word abstracts.
Further informationProQuest Earth Science Collection
This collection contains earth science related full-text articles, granular access to figures and tables within articles, and the entire range of bibliographic records from GeoRef.
Further informationProQuest Natural Science Collection
This collection provides coverage of natural science content from thousands of publications. Also included are searchable tables, figures, graphs, charts and other illustrations from the scholarly research and technical literature.
Further informationResearch Library (ProQuest)
A multidisciplinary database designed to cover the top 150 core academic subject reference areas. The database includes thousands of full-text titles, with a diversified mix of scholarly journals, professional and trade publications, and general interest magazines.
Further informationSAGE Knowledge eBooks
Includes SAGE eBook and eReference content, including scholarly monographs, reference works, handbooks, series, professional development titles, and more.
Further informationSAGE Research Methods
A research methods tool created to help researchers, faculty and students with their research projects. The database links SAGE’s book, journal and reference content with search and discovery tools. Researchers can explore methods concepts to help them design research projects, understand particular methods or identify a new method, conduct their research, and write up their findings. Includes access to Cases and Datasets.
Public accessSciELO Citation Index (Web of Science)
An abstracting/indexing database with links to open access full-text for journals from Latin America, Spain, Portugal, the Caribbean and South Africa.
Further informationMobile appScienceDirect
Access full-text, peer reviewed journals, books, and reference works. Covers a broad range of subjects in the Social Sciences and Humanities, Health Sciences, Life Sciences, and, Physical Sciences and Engineering.
Further informationMobile appSciFinder Scholar (CAS)
First time users must register (see entry below). A chemical sciences research discovery tool that allows you to explore the CAS databases that contain literature from many scientific disciplines including biomedical sciences, chemistry, engineering, materials science, agricultural science, and more.
Further informationSciFinder Scholar (CAS) registration
First time users must register, use this link.
Public accessMobile appSocial Science Research Network (SSRN)
A collaborative database of specialised research networks in each of the social sciences. SSRN includes an Abstract Database containing scholarly working papers and forthcoming papers and an Electronic Paper Collection containing full-text documents.
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 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.
Public accessWorld Development Indicators (WDI)
The primary World Bank collection of development indicators, compiled from officially recognised international sources. It presents the most current and accurate global development data available, and includes national, regional and global estimates.