|Abstracts in Anthropology|
An abstracting journal in the field of anthropology, which provide a thorough coverage of anthropological scholarship in all its subfields: Cultural Anthropology; Physical Anthropology; Archaeology; and, Linguistics.
|AccessScience: Encyclopedia of Science & Technology Online|
Fully searchable content from McGraw-Hill's Encyclopedia of Science & Technology and other media-rich content, terms, images and videos.
|AMA Manual of Style|
Online edition of the American Medical Association Manual of Style.
A collection of digitised volumes of the Appendices to the Journals of the House of Representatives, 1858-1945. Also includes Votes and Proceedings of the House of Representatives (1854, 1855 and 1856).
|Australia/New Zealand Reference Centre (EBSCOhost)|
Combines Australia and New Zealand specific magazines, newspapers & newswires, reference books, and company information to create a collection of regional full text content available to schools, public libraries, and academic institutions.
|Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion|
A reference work that explores all aspects of dress and fashion globally, from pre-history to the present day.
|Berg Fashion Library|
An online portal which offers fully cross-searchable access to an expanding range of Berg content collections - including the Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion online, e-books, reference works, images, and more.
|Britannica Online School Edition|
A resource for teachers that includes versions of the Encyclopedia Britannica for senior high school, middle school and primary school levels. Also includes access to Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, learning materials and teachers' resources.
|Cambridge Histories Online|
Full text online access to the complete volumes of Cambridge Histories reference series. Provides political, economic and social history, philosophy and literature of selected countries and subjects.
|Chicago Manual of Style Online|
Online edition of The Chicago Manual of Style citation guide. Contains information on manuscript preparation, punctuation, spelling, quotations, captions, tables, abbreviations, references, bibliographies, notes, and indexes, with sections on journals and electronic media.
|Complete Dictionary of Scientific Biography|
Provides information on the history of science through articles on the professional lives of scientists. All periods of science from classical antiquity to modern times are represented.
This work explores the interactions between biology, chemistry and molecular biology towards understanding, synthesising and developing glycoproteins, glycolipids, proteoglyans and polysaccharides, which are important molecules in nature for controlling health and disease and food and feed.
|Comprehensive Renewable Energy|
This reference work encompasses the entire field of renewable energy and unites the different areas of research through in-depth foundational reviews. Topics covered include Photovoltaic Technology, Wind Energy, Solar Thermal Applications, Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Technology, Biomass and Biofuels, Hydro Power, Geothermal Energy, and Generating Electricity from the Oceans.
|Comprehensive Toxicology (Second Edition)|
Covers general principles, cellular and molecular toxicology, testing and evaluation, biotransformation, immune system toxicology, cardiovascular toxicology, renal toxicology, respiratory toxicology, hepatic toxicology, gastrointestinal toxicology, reproductive and endocrine toxicology, the nervous system and behavioural toxicology, and carcinogenesis.
|Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology|
A reference tool covering the field of psychology for psychologists, researchers, academics, and students. Coverage includes: Biological psychology and neuroscience; DSM diagnoses and psychopathological conditions; Psychological and psychopharmacological treatment methods; Psychological tests, scales, and assessment methods; Developmental processes; Research methods and statistical procedures; Psychological societies and organizations; and, Biographical entries on influential psychologists.
|Current Index to Statistics|
A bibliographic index to publications in statistics and related fields.
|Dictionary of Irish Biography|
A reference work covering 9,000 lives of Irish men and women (deceased prior to 31 Dec. 2002) who made a significant contribution in Ireland and abroad, as well as those born overseas who had noteworthy careers in Ireland.
|Dictionary of New Zealand Biography|
Contains biographies of people who have 'made their mark' on New Zealand. It does not include people who are alive.
|Elsevier's Interactive Anatomy atlas|
An anatomical reference atlas of cross-sectional photographs. The discs in the series facilitate reference and (post-graduate) training in normal anatomy.
|Encyclopaedia Britannica Online|
Contains the text of the 32-volume print edition plus thousands of additional articles and images, natural-language searching, and A-Z browsing. Britannica Online is continually updated to provide the most current information possible.
Provides an overview of Jewish life and knowledge from the Second Temple period to the contemporary State of Israel, from Rabbinic to modern Yiddish literature, from Kabbalah to "Americana" and from Zionism to the contribution of Jews to world cultures.
|Encyclopaedia of Islam (Brill)|
A guide to all aspects of Islam and the Muslim world – religious and historical, but also cultural, social, political, and artistic. Access is to 2nd and 3rd editions on the Encyclopaedia.
|Encyclopaedia of the Qur'an (Brill)|
Encyclopaedic dictionary of qur'ānic terms, concepts, personalities, place names, cultural history and exegesis extended with essays on the most important themes and subjects within qur'ānic studies. Alphabetically-arranged articles about the contents of the Qur'ān.
|Encyclopedia of Adolescence|
This work features signed and peer-reviewed entries, including content on normative development, individual differences, cultural differences, social and emotional development, education, work, and psychopathlogy as they apply to adolescents.
|Encyclopedia of Animal Behavior|
Covers topics such as communication, learning, sexual selection, navigation, and the history of the field, and also emerging topics in cognition, animal welfare, conservation, and applications of animal behavior.
|Encyclopedia of Applied Ethics (Second Edition)|
This reference work includes detailed investigations of historical and theoretical material. It includes a number of articles on ethical and philosophical approaches, historical and contemporary, religious and secular.
|Encyclopedia of Applied Plant Sciences|
A multi-faceted reference work, the Encyclopedia of Applied Plant Sciences addresses the core knowledge, theories, and techniques employed by plant scientists, while also concentrating on applications of these in research and in industry.
|Encyclopedia of Archaeology|
Encompasses all aspects of archaeology, including the nature and diversity of archaeology as a scientific discipline, the practice of archaeology, archaeology in the everyday world, and the future of the discipline.
|Encyclopedia of Atmospheric Sciences|
A wide-ranging encyclopedia covering all major aspects of atmospheric science and related subjects such as oceanography and hydrology.
|Encyclopedia of Behavioral Neuroscience|
Covers important research in all areas of behavioral neuroscience. Topics range from neuroethology and learning and memory, to behavioral disorders and psychiatric diseases.
|Encyclopedia of Biodiversity|
Major themes of the work include the evolution of biodiversity, systems for classifying and defining biodiversity, ecological patterns and theories of biodiversity, and an assessment of contemporary patterns and trends in biodiversity.
|Encyclopedia of Creativity (Second Edition)|
Coverage encompasses the definition of creativity, the development and expression of creativity across the lifespan, the environmental conditions that encourage or discourage creativity, creativity within specific disciplines like music, dance, film, art, literature, etc., the relationship of creativity and mental health, intelligence, and learning styles, and the process of being creative.
|Encyclopedia of Dairy Sciences (Second Edition)|
Dairy Science includes the study of milk and milk-derived food products, examining the biological, chemical, physical, and microbiological aspects of milk itself as well as the technological (processing) aspects of the transformation of milk into its various consumer products.
|Encyclopedia of Ecology|
Includes over 500 entries that cover a range of topics, including: behavioral ecology; ecological processes; ecological modelling; ecological engineering; ecological indicators; ecological informatics; ecosystems; ecotoxicology; evolutionary ecology; general ecology; global ecology; human ecology; and, system ecology.
|Encyclopedia of Endocrine Diseases|
A collection of nearly 500 focused articles on the many conditions that affect the endocrine system, such as diabetes, hypertension, and osteoporosis. Each type of endocrine disorder has a set of articles selected and edited by a leading authority.
|Encyclopedia of Energy|
380 overview articles in 20 subject areas.
|Encyclopedia of Environmental Health|
A collection of critical reviews which examine the ways for conceptualizing, identifying, organizing, and addressing key environmental health problems at the local, regional, and global scales.
|Encyclopedia of Fish Physiology|
This encyclopedia covers the diversity of fish physiology and provides entry level information for students and summary overviews for researchers. Organised into four themes, articles cover Functional, Thematic, and Phylogenetic Physiology, and Fish Genomics.
|Encyclopedia of Food Sciences and Nutrition|
2003 version of the Encyclopaedia of Food Science, Food Technology and Nutrition.
|Encyclopedia of Forensic and Legal Medicine|
Comprehensively covers forensic and legal medicine (including related specialities and scientific, technical and legal issues). The work is edited and written by experienced professionals with medical, legal or dual training – and who are internationally renowned for their experience or expertise within their areas of specialty.
|Encyclopedia of Forensic Sciences|
Provide coverage of the core theories, methods, techniques, and applications employed by forensic scientists.
|Encyclopedia of Genetics|
Includes over 1700 entries covering the major topics of genetics. Also included are articles on the history of the field as well as the impact of the applications of genetics to medicine and agriculture.
|Encyclopedia of Geology|
This five-volume reference work covers all aspects of geology including earth history, earth materials, surface processes, regional geology, economic geology, engineering geology, petroleum geology, geochemical and mineral exploration, and the history of geology.
|Encyclopedia of Grain Science|
An in-depth and authoritative reference covering all areas of grain science. Coverage includes everything from the genetics of grains to the commercial, economic and social aspects of this important food source. Also covered are the biology and chemistry of grains, the applied aspects of grain production and the processing of grains into various food and beverage products.
|Encyclopedia of Human Behavior (Second Edition)|
A comprehensive reference source on human action and reaction, and the thoughts, feelings, and physiological functions behind those actions. Articles probe both enduring and exciting new topics in physiological psychology, perception, personality, abnormal and clinical psychology, cognition and learning, social psychology, developmental psychology, language, and applied contexts.
|Encyclopedia of Human Nutrition|
Provides comprehensive coverage of all aspects of human nutrition, as well as information on clinical applications.
|Encyclopedia of Hydrological Sciences|
Comprising approximately 200 articles, the Encyclopedia of Hydrological Sciences provides detailed coverage of the subject. Organized into 17 themed parts, it offers scientifically rigorous information on all key aspects of the subject, from sub-catchment to the global scale.
|Encyclopedia of Infant and Early Childhood Development|
Provides a comprehensive entry point into the existing literature on child development from the fields of psychology, genetics, neuroscience, and sociology.
|Encyclopedia of Inland Waters|
A comprehensive summary of up-to-date and accurate information on the Earth's inland waters.
|Encyclopedia of Inorganic and Bioinorganic Chemistry (EIBC)|
EIBC is a merger of two major references: The Encyclopedia of Inorganic Chemistry and the Handbook of Metalloproteins. It reviews the latest thinking and developments as well as providing in-depth coverage of core concepts in the field.
|Encyclopedia of Language and Linguistics|
Online edition includes articles, supplementary audio, video and text files, glossary definitions, references, a list of commonly used abbreviations, a list of languages of the world, biographical entries and, language maps.
|Encyclopedia of Life Sciences|
A comprehensive coverage of the life sciences – from structural biology to ecology. ELS contains over 4,800 specially commissioned articles explaining key concepts in the life sciences.
|Encyclopedia of Materials: Science and Technology|
Includes 1,800 articles that cover all of materials science and technology, focussing on the following areas: functional phenomena; structural phenomena; fundamental core theory; structural materials; polymers and materials chemistry; and, functional materials.
|Encyclopedia of Meat Sciences|
The Encyclopedia of Meat Sciences covers all important aspects of meat science from stable to table, including animal breeding, physiology and slaughter, meat preparation, packaging, welfare, and food safety, to name a few.
|Encyclopedia of Microbiology (Third Edition)|
Contains chapters on Applied Microbiology: Agro/Food, Applied Microbiology: Industrial, Archaea, Bacteria, Cell Structure Chemical Composition, Environmental Microbiology and Ecology, Evolution and Systematics, Fungi, Genetics, Genomics, History and Culture, (and Biographies), Mutualism and Commensalism, Pathogenesis, Physiology, Protists, Public Issues, Techniques, and Viruses.
|Encyclopedia of Molecular Cell Biology and Molecular Medicine|
Covering everything from Alzheimer´s Disease to Zebrafish Genome, the encyclopedia covers major disciplines in molecular cell biology and molecular medicine.
|Encyclopedia of Movement Disorders|
Encompasses a wide variety of topics in neurology, neurosurgery, psychiatry and pharmacology. Includes 300+ focused entries, including sections on different disease states, pathophysiology, epidemiology, genetics, clinical presentation, diagnostic tools, as well as discussions on relevant basic science topics.
|Encyclopedia of Neuroscience|
Explores a wide variety of topics in neurology, neurosurgery, psychiatry and other related areas of neuroscience. Each article is written by an expert in that specific domain and peer reviewed by the advisory board before acceptance into the encyclopedia.
|Encyclopedia of Ocean Sciences|
First edition. Includes contributions from leading scientists on the physical processes that drive the oceans and the chemical, biological, and geological disciplines.
|Encyclopedia of Ocean Sciences|
Second edition. Includes contributions from leading scientists on the physical processes that drive the oceans and the chemical, biological, and geological disciplines.
|Encyclopedia of Political Science|
Traces the evolution of political theories, concepts, research frameworks, and political practices from across the world. It examines the interplay of political ideas and processes to convey the vitality and excitement of politics in practice.
|Encyclopedia of Polymer Science and Technology|
This encyclopedia presents over 500 articles addressing all areas of polymer science including: polymers, plastics, fibers, biomaterials, elastomers, and polymerization processes.
|Encyclopedia of Popular Music|
This encyclopedia's 30,000 entries cover all genres and periods of popular music from 1900 to the present day, including jazz, country, folk, rap, reggae, techno, musicals, and world music.
|Encyclopedia of Social Measurement|
The Encyclopedia of Social Measurement captures the data, techniques, theories, designs, applications, histories, and implications of assigning numerical values to social phenomena.
|Encyclopedia of Spectroscopy and Spectrometry (Second Edition)|
Covers theory, methods, and applications in the field of spectroscopy and spectrometry.
|Encyclopedia of Statistics in Behavioral Science|
A comprehensive reference for behavioural science research and development. It provides coverage of current statistical methods ranging through confirmatory factor analysis, structural equation modelling, random effect/multilevel modelling, generalised linear models, computationally intensive methods such as the bootstrap, and many more.
|Encyclopedia of the Eye|
A comprehensive reference for the eye, its support structures, diseases, and treatments. It includes information on all tissues important for vision, including the retina, cornea and lens, as well as the physiological and pathophysiologic processes that affect all eye tissues.
|Encyclopedia of the Human Brain|
This four-volume encyclopedia contains over 200 peer reviewed articles on the human brain with a focus on anatomy, physiology, neuropsychology, clinical neurology, neuropharmacology, evolutionary biology, genetics, and behavioral science.
|Encyclopedia of Toxicology|
A comprehensive survey of toxicology. Includes entries devoted to key concepts and specific chemicals as well as international organizations and well-known toxic-related incidents.
|Encyclopedia of Violence, Peace, and Conflict|
Provides information about antagonism and reconciliation in all contexts of public and personal life and is a reference resource for peace and conflict resolution studies. The Encyclopedia covers topics such as: arms control, peace movements, child abuse, folklore, terrorism and political assassinations.
|Encyclopedia of Virology|
Coverage of biological, molecular, and medical topics concerning viruses in animals, plants, bacteria and insects.
|EThOS: Electronic Theses Online Service|
An open access repository for UK doctoral theses in electronic form. The database can be searched without logging in or registering. Users are required to register when ordering documents.
|Europa World Plus|
Economic, political, historical, and geographic profiles of 250+ countries and global regions. Europa World Plus brings the renowned The Europa World Year Book and the nine Europa Regional Surveys of the World to the Web as a dynamic online database.
|Garland Encyclopedia of World Music Online|
A comprehensive online resource devoted to music research of all the world's peoples. More than 9,000 pages of material, combined with entries by more than 700 expert contributors from all over the world.
|General Reference Center Gold|
A general interest database that integrates a variety of sources - newspapers, reference books, magazines, and trade publications. Find articles on current events, popular culture, business and industry trends, the arts and sciences, sports, hobbies, and more.
|Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia|
A completely revised and updated version of the original work published in Germany in 1960, this edition incorporates recent developments in the animal world as noted by prominent advisors and contributors from the scientific community.
|Index to Theses|
Higher degrees theses from the Universities of Great Britain and Ireland. Coverage from 1716 onwards, with abstracts included from 1970 onwards. Includes over 500,000 entries - with 18,000 added per annum. All theses link to information about how to obtain the full text from a specified university. A direct link to the full text is given when available.
|International Encyclopedia of Education|
Online edition includes ca. 1,350 articles, with timely coverage of such topics as technology and learning, demography and social change, globalisation, and adult learning.
|International Encyclopedia of Ethics|
Provides definitions and explanations of all areas of ethics including the topics, movements, arguments, and key figures in Normative Ethics, Metaethics, and Practical Ethics.
|International Encyclopedia of Human Geography|
Provides information on the discipline of human geography and its constituent, and related, subject areas. The encyclopedia includes over 1,000 entries on philosophy and theory, key concepts, methods and practices, biographies of notable geographers, and geographical thought and praxis in different parts of the world.
|International Encyclopedia of Political Science|
A comprehensive picture of all aspects of political life, recognising the theoretical and cultural pluralism of the approaches and including findings from all parts of the world. It cover every field of politics, from political theory and methodology to political sociology, comparative politics, public policies, and international relations.
|International Encyclopedia of Public Health|
A comprehensive guide to the major issues, challenges, methods, and approaches of global public health. This encyclopedia covers all dimensions of the field, from details of specific diseases to the organization of social insurance agencies.
|Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy|
Provides information on key topics and philosophers in all areas of philosophy.
|Iwidex: index of tribal history, tikanga and whakapapa|
An index of tribal history, tikanga and whakapapa held in the Heritage and Research Collections of Auckland City Libraries.
|King James Bible via LION (Literature Online)|
This 'Authorized' edition of the Bible (1611) was the standard edition of the Bible for nearly three centuries, drawing heavily on previous editions and providing the principal influence for many subsequent versions.
|Learning and Memory: A Comprehensive Reference|
A comprehensive summary of the present state of research in the neurobiology and psychology of learning and memory.
A literary reference work of specially commissioned articles that address texts, authors, cultural movements and historical events around the world and from all literary periods.
|Meyler's Side Effects of Drugs|
'Meyler' (The International Encyclopedia of Adverse Drug Reactions and Interactions) is a reference tool for pharmacists and clinical pharmacologists and is an invaluable source of information in areas as widespread as dermatology, neuroscience, endocrinology, and all other medical disciplines.
|New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics Online, 2nd edition|
The online edition of The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics contains the full text of the current 8 volume print edition as well as the archive copy of the 1987 edition.
|New Zealand Electronic Text Centre|
Free online full-text archive of New Zealand and Pacific Islands texts and heritage materials
|OECD Health Statistics|
Offers a comprehensive source of comparable statistics on health and health care systems in OECD economies.
|Otago Daily Times - Index|
Computerised version of the original ODT card index of the newspaper's headlines and includes a separate listing of obituaries up to 1994.
|Otago Nominal Index|
An index to names in documents held by the Hocken Library, including electoral rolls and street directories.
|Oxford Art Online|
Covers all aspects of the visual arts worldwide – from prehistory to the present day. Over 5,000 art images and line drawings with links to more. Includes: Grove Art Online, The Oxford Companion to Western Art, The Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, and The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms (all fully cross-searchable).
|Oxford Dictionary of National Biography|
An illustrated collection of more than 50,000 specially written biographies of the men and women who shaped all aspects of Britain's past, from the fourth century BC to the year 2001.
|Oxford English Dictionary (OED)|
The most comprehensive dictionary of the English language.
|Oxford International Encyclopedia of Legal History|
Provides both historical and contemporary comparisons of the world legal systems from ancient to modern times.
|Oxford Language Dictionaries Online|
Provides translations of words and phrases, plus a range of tools and resources to help you learn and use language more effectively. The Library's subscription includes access to the language dictionaries and study materials for Chinese, French, German, Italian, and Spanish.
|Oxford Music Online|
Covers the entire history of music from Bach to the Blues, with broad coverage of musical styles, and external audio links. Includes: Grove Music Online, Oxford Dictionary of Music, Oxford Companion to Music, and Encyclopedia of Popular Music (all fully cross-searchable).
|Oxford Quick Reference|
A collection of over 125 core academic subject, language, and quotations dictionaries providing carefully vetted quick results with concise and key information.
|Oxford Reference Library|
Access to selected titles in Oxford Reference Library providing in-depth and specialist content from Oxford University Press.
|Oxford Textbook of Psychotherapy (OvidSP)|
Access via Books@Ovid. A comprehensive account of psychotherapeutic approaches to major mental disorders, providing a 'one-stop' reference source for all those involved in clinical practice.
|Palgrave Dictionary of Economics Online, 2nd edition|
See: New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics
|Parry & Grant Encyclopaedic Dictionary of International Law|
Includes terminology and descriptive information on international law. With over 2,500 entries, this third edition includes increased coverage in areas of international law including diplomatic law, criminal law, human rights, and more.
|Pharmaceutical Sciences Encyclopedia|
From drug discovery to development to manufacturing, the Pharmaceutical Sciences Encyclopedia captures the state of the technology and the state of the science. Each article has been contributed by one or more leading experts in the field.
Free primary reference tool to literature on the world's population, which presents an annotated bibliography of recent books, journal articles, working papers, and other materials on population topics.
|Protein Science Encyclopedia|
A comprehensive knowledge source for protein scientists covering: structure of proteins; function of proteins; analytical methods of proteins; engineering of proteins; and, medical aspects of proteins.
|Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy|
Coverage includes Anglo-American, ethical and political, cross-cultural, interdisciplinary, continental and contemporary philosophy. Over 25,000 hot-linked cross-references between articles and new links to other editorially reviewed websites.
|Sage Encyclopedia of Terrorism (Second edition)|
A comprehensive and complete presentation of the terrorist environment in the post-9/11 era.
|Schirmer Encyclopedia of Film|
A comprehensive and accessible introduction to film and film studies, covering such aspects as production, national traditions, studios, genres, critical theory and film history.
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.
|Senses: A Comprehensive Reference|
Comprehensive information about what is known of sensory systems on all levels organized by modality and by level of processing. All senses are represented as well as all levels of processing and all kinds of animals (invertebrates to humans).
|Southern People: A Dictionary of Otago Southland Biography|
Southern People collects together stories of the multitude of interesting people who have lived in Otago and Southland. This is an ongoing project.
A collection of electronic major reference works, dynamically updated and peer reviewed by leading scientists. It contains the latest & forthcoming reference works from Springer covering all subjects in science, technology and medicine and includes large Encyclopedias, Handbooks, Dictionaries, Bibliographies and Data collections.
|Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy|
Includes entries on such topics as democracy, civil rights, quantum mechanics, consciousness, voluntary euthanasia, and on many other topics important to the human condition, all freely available. Each refereed entry is maintained and kept up to date by an expert or group of experts in the field.
|Te Aka Maori-English, English-Maori Dictionary and Index|
The online version of Te Aka Māori-English, English-Māori Dictionary and Index. It also contains encyclopaedic entries and Māori names for institutions, country names, place names and other proper names.
|Te Ara - Encyclopedia of New Zealand|
Online and updated version of the Encyclopedia of New Zealand first published in 1966.
|Treatise on Estuarine and Coastal Science|
Estuaries and coastal waters and their shores provide a wealth of food and ecosystems which support fish, birds, and other wildlife and contribute significantly to the quality of life for humanity. The Treatise on Estuarine and Coastal Science examines our estuaries and coasts, and its interactions and feedbacks with humanity, from the inland watershed to the ocean shelf.
|Virtual Religion Index|
Analyzes & highlights important content of religion-related websites to speed research.
Comprehensive and up-to-the-minute online Māori - English - Māori dictionary resource.
|Wiley Encyclopedia of Forensic Science|
A reference work covering the main areas of specialist and expert knowledge and skills used by those involved in all aspects of the forensic process. Key topics include: Behavioural sciences; Biological sciences; Criminalistics; Digital evidence, Multimedia and engineering; DNA analysis of biological fluids; Fire and explosives; Investigation and law enforcement; Law; Medicine; Statistics and the evaluation of evidence; Toxicology and drug analysis; and, Trace.
|Women's Studies Encyclopedia|
A multidisciplinary work of essays about women, largely from an American point of view yet containing a variety of feminist approaches.