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Further informationMobile appe-Anatomy: The Interactive Atlas of Human Anatomy
Atlas of human anatomy: cross-sectional anatomy, gross anatomy, radiological anatomy. Provides medical imaging and pictures of head and neck, thorax abdomen and pelvis, limbs, and spine.
Public accessEarly English Books Online - Text Creation Partnership (EEBO TCP)
Standardized, accurate XML/SGML encoded electronic text editions of early print books. This resource has transcribed and marked up the text from ProQuest's Early English Books Online, Gale Cengage's Eighteenth Century Collections Online, and Readex's Evans Early American Imprints.
Further informationEarly English Books Online (EEBO)
Contains digital facsimiles of works printed in England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales, British North America, and works in English printed elsewhere from 1473-1700.
Further informationEarly Experiences in Australasia: Primary Sources and Personal Narratives 1788-1901 (Alexander Street Press)
Through first-person accounts, including letters, diaries, narratives, and other primary source materials, this collection provides a view of events in Australasia from the arrival of the first settlers through to the close of the 19th century.
Public accessEarly New Zealand Books (ENZB)
Provide a complete online full-text and keyword-searchable corpus of books about New Zealand which were published in the first two-thirds of the nineteenth century.
Further informationEarly Western Korans Online
This collection includes Korans and Koran translations, printed between 1537 and 1857, and is of interest to book historians, theologians, philologists, and scholars of Islamic Studies.
Further informationMobile appEBL Ebook Library
An ebook lending platform that offers content across all subject areas from major academic publishers world-wide. Access to non-owned content can be requested online. ebooks can be read online or downloaded for offline access for up to 7 days using Adobe Digital Editions.
Further informationEBM Reviews (Evidence Based Medicine Reviews) (Ovid)
A database of key evidence-based medicine sources: ACP Journal Club, Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects, Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials, Health Technology Assessment, Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, National Health Service Economic Evaluation, and Cochrane Methodology Register. EBMR links to Medline citations and abstracts.
Further informationMobile appeBooks on EBSCOhost
Provides access to ebooks across all subjects from major academic publishers. Full-text access available to ebooks owned by the University of Otago. First-time users need to create a free EBSCOhost account while logged on from within campus before accessing some EBSCOhost ebooks from off-campus (click on the Sign In link above the University of Otago logo at the top right corner of the screen, then “Create a new Account”).
Further informationMobile appEbrary
A collection of multi-disciplinary ebooks from over 500 academic publishers.
Further informationECCO: Eighteenth Century Collections Online (Gale Cengage)
Full text of every significant English-language and foreign-language title printed in the United Kingdom, plus important works from the Americas, published between 1701 and 1800.
Further informationMobile appEconlit (EBSCOhost)
This electronic database from the American Economic Association is a reliable source for economic research. The database contains citations and abstracts for journal articles, books, collective volume articles, dissertations, working papers and full-text book reviews.
Further informationMobile appEducation in Video Volume I (Alexander Street Press)
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 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 informationeDuke Scholarly Collection: Expanded (Duke University Press)
Provides access to humanities and social science journals published by Duke University Press.
Further informationEighteenth Century Journals Portal (Adam Matthew)
This portal brings together rare journals printed between c1685 and 1835, illuminating all aspects of eighteenth-century social, political and literary life.
Public accessElectronic Law Journals
A University of Toronto database identifying law journals available on the Web and in subscription databases such as Lexis and Westlaw.
Further informationElgarOnline (Edward Elgar Publishing)
Books, research handbooks, encyclopaedias and reference works for Law, Business, Economics, and Social and Political Science.
Further informationEMBASE (Ovid)
A biomedical and pharmacological database containing bibliographic records with citations, abstracts and indexing derived from biomedical articles in peer reviewed journals. EMBASE is especially strong in its coverage of drug and pharmaceutical research.
Further informationMobile appEmerald
The Library subscribes to Emerald Management Extra (EMX) - a collection of peer-reviewed management journals. Emerald backfiles includes access to the full digitized archive of Emerald journal titles in business, management, library and information services, materials sciences and engineering.
Further informationEmerald Business, Management and Economics eBook Series Collection
A growing collection of volumes with subject coverage that includes: Accounting, Finance and Economics; Business, Management and Strategy; Healthcare Management; HR, Learning and Organisation Studies; Library and Information Management; Public Policy and Environmental Management; and, Tourism and Hospitality Management.
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.
Further informationEmpire Online
A collection of primary source documents spanning five centuries, sourced from leading archives around the world. This project has been developed to encourage researchers to explore colonial history, politics, culture and society.
Further informationEmployment Library Practice Area (Westlaw NZ)
Includes reported and unreported cases as well as looseleaf commentaries on New Zealand employment law.
Further informationEncyclopaedia Britannica Online (Britannica Academic)
Contains the text of the 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.
Further informationEncyclopaedia of Islam, THREE (Brill)
A reference guide to all aspects of Islam and the Muslim world – religious and historical, but also cultural, social, political, and artistic.
Further informationEncyclopaedia 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. Includes Early Western Korans Online.
Further informationEncyclopedia Britannica Online
See: Encyclopaedia Britannica Online
Further informationEncyclopedia of Hydrological Sciences (Wiley)
An updating resource providing detailed, expert coverage of Hydrological Sciences. Organized into 17 themed parts, it offers scientifically rigorous information on all key aspects of the subject, from sub-catchment to the global scale.
Further informationEncyclopedia of Inorganic and Bioinorganic Chemistry (EIBC) (Wiley)
An updating reference work that combines the Encyclopedia of Inorganic Chemistry and the Handbook of Metalloproteins. The coverage spans basic inorganic chemistry principles to the latest thinking and developments in materials, energy, bioscience, nanoscience and catalysis.
Further informationEncyclopedia of Life Sciences (eLS)
An updating resource of specially commissioned, peer-reviewed articles in the life sciences. Articles in eLS are written by leaders in the field to provide comprehensive and authoritative coverage of each subject area.
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 informationEnglish Reports (HeinOnline)
This online edition delivers exact page-images of the original bound reprint edition, together with the Indexes and Book of Charts to complete the collection. In addition, it includes multiple navigation tools such as a Case Locator, Chart Tool, and an Advanced Search.
Public accessEnglish Short Title Catalogue (ESTC)
A database of holdings of books, serials, pamphlets and other ephemeral material printed in English-speaking countries from 1473 to 1800, based on the collections of over 2000 institutions world-wide, including New Zealand.
Public accessEnglish-Japanese dictionary
Provides translations from English to Japanese including colloquial and regional expressions and technical or field-specific vocabulary. Special features include search filters, synonyms, pronunciation, and sample sentences.
Further informationEntertainment Industry Magazine Archive (ProQuest)
An archival research resource containing primary sources for studying the history of the film and entertainment industries, from the era of vaudeville and silent movies through to 2000. The core US and UK trade magazines covering film, music, broadcasting and theater are all included, together with film fan magazines and music press titles.
Public accessENTRI: Environmental Treaties and Resource Indicators Project
An online service for accessing multilateral environmental treaty data. Find status data for environmental treaties, treaty text and other related information. Construct custom tables by selecting countries and treaties of interest to you.
Further informationMobile appENVIROnetBASE Environmental Resources Online (CRCnetBASE)
An online library of environmental reference works and handbooks. Coverage ranges from ecological risk assessment and environmental toxicology to GIS, remote sensing, and industrial hygiene.
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 Law Practice Area (Westlaw NZ)
Includes reported and unreported cases as well as looseleaf commentaries on New Zealand environmental law.
Further informationEnvironmental Studies and Policy (Gale Cengage)
Provides access to scholarly journals, magazines, and other reference sources covering environmental issues and policies. The database includes diverse perspectives from the scientific community, governmental policymakers, and corporate interests.
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.
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 informationEthnographic Video Online (Alexander Street Press)
An online resource for the study of human culture, behaviour and society around the world. The collections contain streaming video, including ethnographic films, documentaries, select feature films, and previously unpublished fieldwork. The Library subscribes to Volume 1 and Volume 2.
Public accessEThOS: E-Theses Online Service
An open access repository for UK doctoral theses. The site aims to aggregated record of all doctoral theses awarded by UK Higher Education institutions and provide free access to as many full-text theses as possible.
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 ( only; username/password will be sent to your email. Note: Use Chrome for all eTV functionality.
Public accessEUR-Lex: Access to European Union Law
Provides free access to: the Official Journal of the European Union; EU law; preparatory acts; EU case-law; international agreements; EFTA documents; and, other public documents.
Further informationEuromonitor
See entry for: Passport GMID: Global Market Information Database (Euromonitor)
Further informationEuropa World Plus
An online reference work covering political and economic information for more than 250 countries and territories. Europa World Plus is the online version of the Europa World Year Book and the nine-volume Europa Regional Surveys of the World series.
Further informationEurope and Africa: Commerce, Christianity, Civilization, and Conquest (NCCO)
This archive provides an in-depth look into the motivations, activities, and results of the European conquest of Africa in the nineteenth century. Monographs, manuscripts, and newspaper accounts covering key issues of economics, world politics, and international strategy.
Public accessEuropean Court of Justice
Includes full-text access to all the publicly available information concerning the cases brought before the Court of Justice, the General Court and the Civil Service Tribunal.
Further informationEuropean Literature, 1790-1840: The Corvey Collection (NCCO)
This collection includes the full-text of English, French and German titles held at Castle Corvey in Germany. The collection and archive of writing is representative of British Romantic, early Victorian writing and of Continental Romanticism, the Corvey Collection is unmatched. The collection holds a number of rare titles as well as historically neglected and marginalized authors whose lives and works have become the subjects of scholarly recovery during recent decades.
Public accessEuropean Patent Office
Provides access to a variety of resources including: Espacenet (worldwide patent documents from 1836 to today); the European Patent Register (publicly available information on European patent applications as they pass through the grant procedure); and the Board of Appeal Decisions Database.
Further informationEuropean Views of the Americas: 1493 to 1750 (EBSCOhost)
A bibliographic database that provides a comprehensive guide to printed records about the Americas written in Europe before 1750.
Public accessEuropeana
A single access point to books, paintings, films, museum objects, and archival records from Europe's galleries, museums, libraries, archives, and audiovisual collections. Includes a small amount of New Zealand content in image, text, sound and video format.
Further informationEventStream
This resource is available through the Department of Accountancy and Finance. Contact the department for access information. EventStream is a SAS® for Windows application that helps researchers use the Thomson Reuters Datastream database. EventStream provides the user with a way to download equity security returns data, with corresponding Datastream Global Total Market index returns, prepare them for Eventus, and write the Eventus statements to analyze the data.
Further informationEventus
This resource is available through the Department of Accountancy and Finance. Contact the department for access information. Eventus provides event-orientated data retrieval and performs event study estimation and testing using the CRSP stock database.