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Public accessCalifornia Digital Newspaper Collection
A freely accessible repository of digitised California newspapers from 1846 to the present.
Further informationCambridge Edition of the Works of Ben Jonson Online
Presents a complete reappraisal of this major Renaissance writer, complementing and extending the print edition of Jonson’s works. The online edition includes modernized texts, searchable old-spelling texts, a collection of records relating to Jonson’s masques and, an archive of documents relating to Jonson’s life.
Further informationCambridge Histories Online
Full-text access to the complete volumes of Cambridge Histories reference series. Provides political, economic and social history, philosophy and literature of selected countries and subjects.
Further informationMobile appCambridge Journals Online
Full-text access to the academic journals and journal archive published by Cambridge University Press.
Further informationCanadian Business & Current Affairs Database (ProQuest)
A full-text reference and current events database combining all four Canadian Business & Current Affairs™ database subsets (Business, Current Events, Education, and Reference).
Public accessCanadian Justice Laws Website
The online source of the consolidated Acts and regulations of Canada.
Further informationCanadian Newsstream (ProQuest)
This database offers access to the full-text of Canadian newspapers from Canada's leading publishers including The Globe and Mail.
Further informationCancerLit
See: National Cancer Institute : Cancer Literature in PubMed
Public accessCanLII: Canadian Legal Information Institute
Provides free access to court judgments, tribunal decisions, statutes and regulations from all Canadian jurisdictions. Managed by the Federation of Law Societies of Canada.
Further informationCapital IQ
A leading fundamental data provider covering Public and Private Companies, and Private Equity Firms globally. Access S&P Capital IQ Premium Financials, Transactions (M&A, Private Placements, Buybacks, Spin-off/Split-off, Public Offering), Equity Details, Fixed Income data, Key Developments, Key Professionals (including Executive Compensation) and Business Relationships through the built in Screening tool or Excel Plug-in.
Public accessCardiff Index to Legal Abbreviations
Search for the meaning of abbreviations for English language legal publications, from the British Isles, the Commonwealth and the United States, including those covering international and comparative law.
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.
Public accessCAS Source Index (CASSI) Search Tool
Use this free online resource to identify or confirm journal titles and abbreviations for publications indexed by Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) since 1907, including serial and non-serial scientific and technical publications.
Further informationCCH Company and Securities Law
Provides access to NZ Company and Securities Law Tracker, NZ company law cases, and NZ company law and practice commentary, legislation and news.
Further informationCCH Conveyancing and Property Law
Provides access to NZ Conveyancing and Property Law Tracker, NZ conveyancing cases, and, NZ conveyancing law and practice bulletins, commentary and legislation.
Further informationCCH Employment and HR
Provides access to NZ Employers Bulletin, NZ Employment and HR Tracker, NZ Employment Law News, and NZ employment law cases, commentary, and legislation.
Further informationCCH GST
Provides access to NZ goods and services cases, NZ GST Tracker, and NZ goods and services tax guide commentary, legislation, news, and rulings.
Further informationCCH Intelliconnect
Access New Zealand and Australian resources for: Bankruptcy and Insolvency Law; Business Law; Company and Securities Law; Competition, Consumer and Contract Law; Conveyancing & Property Law; Corporate Governance & Compliance Law; Discrimination; Duties & levies; Employment and HR; GST; Privacy; Sports & Medical Law; Torts & Personal Injury Law; and, Trusts & Estates Law.
Further informationCCH Tax
Provides access to New Zealand tax legislation, case law and commentary.
Public accessMobile appChemSpider
A free-to-access collection of compound data from across the web. Provided by the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC), it aggregates chemical structures and their associated information into a single searchable repository.
Public accessChemWeb
Provides free access to information for research, product development, self-development, education, and businesses in Chemistry and related disciplines. The free membership registration provides access to journal abstracts, papers, books, conferences, news, forums and selected full-text articles.
Further informationChicago 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.
Public accessChildren, Youth and Environments Image Collection
A free website providing images of children and youth in various environments. See http://cyec.colorado.edu/copyright-and-use.php for copyright and use. Downloading or printing images for informational or educational non-profit purposes requires acknowledging the photograph source and notifying cye@colorado.edu of which image(s) are to be used and for what purpose.
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 informationChina Academic Journals Full-text Database - Literature/History/Philosophy (Series F)
A searchable full-text and full-image interdisciplinary Chinese journals database. Series F covers the subject areas of literature, history and philosophy. Requires Adobe Acrobat reader (for assistance installing Chinese fonts contact its.servicedesk@otago.ac.nz).
Further informationChina Academic Journals Full-text Database - Politics/Military Affairs/Law (Series G)
A searchable full-text and full-image interdisciplinary Chinese journals database. Series G covers the subject areas of politics, military affairs, and law. Requires Adobe Acrobat reader (for assistance installing Chinese fonts contact its.servicedesk@otago.ac.nz).
Further informationChina Doctoral Dissertations Full-text Database (CDFD) - Series F
A comprehensive database of dissertations and theses in China. The Library subscription is to Series F covers the subject areas of literature, history and philosophy. Requires Adobe Acrobat reader (for assistance installing Chinese fonts contact its.servicedesk@otago.ac.nz).
Further informationChina Masters Theses Full-text Database (CMFD) - Series F
A comprehensive database of dissertations and theses in China. The Library subscription is to Series F covers the subject areas of literature, history and philosophy. Requires Adobe Acrobat reader (for assistance installing Chinese fonts contact its.servicedesk@otago.ac.nz).
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.
Public accessChronicling America: Historic American Newspapers
Search America's historic newspaper pages from 1836-1922 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present.
Further informationMobile appCINAHL (EBSCOhost)
This database provides indexing for journals from the fields of nursing and allied health.
Further informationMobile appClassical Music in Video (Alexander Street)
Contains classical music performances and masterclasses captured on video - including major orchestral performances, chamber music, oratorio, and solo performances, along with masterclasses and interviews with master teachers from around the world.
Further informationClassical Music Library (Alexander Street)
A multi-label database of classical music recordings. Includes a growing collection of tracks with music written from the earliest times (e.g. Gregorian Chant) to the present. Repertoire ranges from vocal and choral music, to chamber, orchestral, solo instrumental, and opera.
Further informationClassical Scores Library: Volume I and Volume II (Alexander Street)
An online scores database of classical music covering all time periods from medieval to contemporary. The database covers a diverse range of genres including choral works, symphonies, operas, and the avant-garde. Volume I includes more than 400,000 pages of important music scores and manuscripts, including Bach, Schubert, Mozart, Handel, Beethoven, Liszt, Brahms, Chopin and more. Volume II provides 200,000 pages of additional scores and alternative editions of compositions.
Further informationClinical Evidence (BMJ)
Evidence based systematic reviews that summarise the current state of knowledge about interventions used to prevent and treat important clinical conditions. Information retrieved from resources such as the Cochrane Library, Medline, EMBASE, the ACP Journal Club and Evidence Based Medicine are restructured into a question and answer format with peer-reviewed comments.
Further informationClinicalKey
Full-text access to a large collection of medical and surgical journals, reference works, books, handouts, and medical and procedural videos and images.
Further informationCochrane Library (Wiley)
A collection of six databases that contain different types of high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making, and a seventh database that provides information about Cochrane groups.
Further informationCollected Letters of W. B. Yeats (InteLex/Past Masters)
Includes all of the known letters of the great Irish poet, dramatist and statesman. It contains the published volumes of The Collected Letters as well as the letters from the remaining unpublished volumes.
Public accessColonial Case Law (Macquarie Law School)
This site is devoted to uncovering the hidden case law of the British empire's colonial courts. The overall aim is to encourage the development of a comparative legal history of the British empire.
Public accessComLaw (Australian Government)
An up-to-date database of Australian Government legislation.
Public accessCommerce Commission of New Zealand
The Commerce Commission enforce legislation that promotes competition in New Zealand markets and prohibits misleading and deceptive conduct by traders. Access information on fair trading, consumer credit, business competition, and regulated industries.
Further informationCommonwealth iLibrary
Publications from the Commonwealth Secretariat on a range of topics, including: globalisation and multilateral trade issues, export and enterprise development, education, gender, public service management and reform, law and human rights.
Further informationMobile appCommunication & Mass Media Complete (EBSCOhost)
Provides indexing/abstracting and full-text journal content in areas related to communication and mass media.
Further informationCommunications and Mass Media Collection (Gale Cengage)
Provides access to academic journals and magazines focusing on all aspects of the communications field. Key subjects covered in the database include advertising and public relations, literature and writing, linguistics, and more.
Public accessCommunity Archive: National Register of Archives and Manuscripts
Used by archivists and researchers to signpost archival collections held in museums, local government bodies, libraries, historical societies, community repositories, and in-house business, educational, religious and sporting archives throughout New Zealand.
Further informationComputer Database (Gale Cengage)
Provides access to leading business and technical publications in the computer, telecommunications, and electronics industries. The database includes computer-related product introductions, news and reviews in areas such as hardware, software, electronics, engineering, communications, and the application of technology.
Further informationMobile appComputers & Applied Sciences Complete (EBSCOhost)
Covers the research and development spectrum of the computing and applied sciences disciplines. Provides indexing and abstracts and full-text for academic journals, professional publications, and other reference sources from a diverse collection.
Further informationComputing Database (ProQuest)
Provides comprehensive coverage of computer topics from scholarly journals, trade publications and consumer titles.
Public accessConstitutional Court of South Africa
The Constitutional Court is South Africa's highest court on constitutional matters. Its main focus is the interpretation, protection and enforcement of the Constitution. The judgments database contains the full-text of all Constitutional Court judgments, summaries of judgments, court orders, heads of argument, pleadings and other documents.
Further informationContemporary Women's Issues (Gale Cengage)
A multidisciplinary, full-text database that brings together relevant content from mainstream periodicals, "gray" literature, and the alternative press -- with a focus on the critical issues and events that influence women's lives in more than 190 countries.
Further informationContinental Europe Database (ProQuest)
This database includes ongoing full-text academic journals published in certain European countries. The subjects cover major areas of study, including business, science, technology, engineering, social sciences, education, and humanities.
Public accessCopyright Tribunal of New Zealand (NZLII)
This database contains selected decisions of the Copyright Tribunal of New Zealand.
Further informationCOS Conference Papers Index (ProQuest)
This database provides citations to papers and poster sessions presented at major scientific meetings around the world. Subject emphasis since 1995 has been in the life sciences, environmental sciences and the aquatic sciences, while older material also covers physics, engineering and materials science.
Public accessCouncil of Europe Treaties
This website includes the text of all Council of Europe treaties, their explanatory reports, the status of signatures and ratifications, the declarations and reservations made by States, as well as the notifications issued by the Treaty Office since 2005.
Further informationMobile appCounseling & Therapy (Alexander Street)
A collection of videos for the study of counseling, social work, psychotherapy, psychology, and psychiatric counseling. Study, observe, and experience a wide variety of different therapy and counseling methods and approaches as practiced by experts in their field.
Public accessCourt of Appeal of New Zealand (NZLII)
Contains decisions from the Court of Appeal of New Zealand.
Public accessCourt of Justice of the European Communities (including Court of First Instance Decisions) (BAILII)
The electronic versions of the judgments of the Court of Justice and of the General Court and the Opinions of the Advocates General.
Further informationCRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics Online
Online access to the current edition of Handbook of Chemistry and Physics published by CRC Press.
Further informationMobile appCriminal Justice and Public Safety (Alexander Street)
A collection of foreign law (mainly U.S.) documentaries, training videos, and interviews illustrating the strategies, techniques, and experiences of professionals serving on the front lines of justice and public safety.
Further informationCriminal Justice Collection (Gale Cengage)
Provides access to academic journals and magazines on topics in criminal justice and related fields. Key subjects covered in the database include law, law enforcement, security, and terrorism.
Further informationCriminal Justice Database (ProQuest)
A database of U.S. and international criminal justice journals. Subject coverage inlcudes: criminal justice, law enforcement, corrections administration, drug enforcement, rehabilitation, family law, and industrial security.
Further informationCriminal Law Practice Area (Westlaw NZ)
Includes the Adams looseleaf publications, relevant Acts and judgments.
Further informationCRSP US Stock Database (Centre for Research in Security Prices) [via CRSPSift]
Access via CRSPSift interface. Contains stock history back to 1925 with daily and monthly data on all listed NYSE, AMEX, NYSE Amex US, NASDAQ, and NYSE ARCA common stocks along with basic market indices. Contact the Department of Accountancy & Finance, School of Business for access information.
Further informationCRSP/Compustat Merged Database (CCM) [via CRSPSift]
Provides concurrent database access to CRSP's stock data and Compustat's fundamental data for active and inactive companies. Contact the Department of Accountancy & Finance, School of Business for access information.
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.
Public accessCurrent Index to Statistics
A bibliographic index to publications in statistics and related fields. References are drawn from fully indexed core journals and non-core journals from which articles are selected that have statistical content. Indexing is also included for selected books and proceedings.