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Pacific Studies - key resources

InfoDatabase title
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 informationMobile appAustralia/New Zealand Reference Centre (EBSCOhost)
This database provides a full-text collection of leading regional and international periodicals, reference books, and biographies as well as an image collection of photos, maps, and flags.
Public accessHawaii Pacific Journal Index
An online citation index to approximately 150 journals published in or about Hawaii and the greater Pacific. Journals covered include both academic and "popular press" publications, and address a wide range of subject areas. Under Databases & Indexes, select ‘Hawaii Pacific Journal Index’ then click Connect.
Further informationMobile appHistorical Abstracts (EBSCOhost)
Historical coverage of the world from the fifteenth century forward (excluding US & Canada). An important bibliography for the study of history and related social sciences and humanities. Includes indexing of articles from more than 2,600 journals.
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.
Public accessJournal of the Polynesian Society
Online access to Journal of the Polynesian Society. The Polynesian Society is a non-profit organisation based at the University of Auckland, New Zealand. Founded in 1892, the Society’s aim was the scholarly study of past and present New Zealand Māori and other Pacific Island peoples and cultures.
Public accessMarsden Online Archive
An online archive of letters and journals by Reverend Samuel Marsden (1765-1838) as well as the papers of other early NZ missionaries. The collection provides access to high resolution images of manuscripts from Hocken Collections along with associated transcripts created by Gordon Parsonson.
Public accessNational Library of New Zealand Search Collections
Simultaneously searches across the National Library Catalogue, TAPUHI, Publications NZ, Index NZ, findNZarticles, AtoJsOnline, Papers Past, MacLean Papers, Te Ao Hou, and Transactions & Proceedings of Royal Society of NZ.
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 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 accessTe Puna
A web-based search service giving access to the bibliographic details of what is held in New Zealand and international libraries.

 

Pacific Studies - additional resources

InfoDatabase title
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 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.
Public accessfindNZarticles
An index of New Zealand periodicals and newspapers administered by the National Library of New Zealand. It combines indexes from a number of New Zealand libraries and scientific organisations. Content includes news, arts and humanities, and science and technology.
Public accessHakena : Hocken Library Archives and Manuscripts
Descriptions of the unpublished manuscripts and pictures from the Hocken Collections' Archives and Manuscripts Collections.
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 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.
Public accessNew Zealand Electronic Text Centre
A collection of significant New Zealand and Pacific Island texts and materials held by Victoria University of Wellington Library. This encompasses both digitised heritage material and born-digital resources.
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 informationPacific Manuscripts Bureau
The Pacific Manuscripts Bureau copies archives, manuscripts and rare printed material relating to the Pacific Islands. The aim of the Bureau is to help with long-term preservation of the documentary heritage of the Pacific Islands and to make it accessible.
Further informationPINI - Pacific Island News & Information (Knowledge Basket)
A full-text database of news and information resources of the Pacific Islands. Comprises articles from newspapers, magazines, journals, bulletins and reports.
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 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 informationMobile appSocial Sciences Citation Index (Web of Science Core Collection)
Provides access to the bibliographic and citation information from the world's leading social sciences journals across 50 disciplines. Cover-to-cover indexing ensures access to every significant item from a journal, including original research articles, reviews, editorials, chronologies, abstracts, 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 accessTiaki : Alexander Turnbull Library Unpublished Collections
Provides access to descriptions of the unpublished manuscripts, oral history and pictures collections of New Zealand and Pacific material in the Alexander Turnbull Library.