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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
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)
EconLit indexes the international literature in the field of economics.
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)
An online resource for education research. Topics covered include all levels of education from early childhood to higher education, and all educational specialties, such as multilingual education, health education, and testing.
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
Free 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 informationElsevier'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.
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 Emerald Management Extra (EMX) collection includes more than 200 full-text, peer-reviewed, commerce journals. Also included is access to the Emerald Backfiles - 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 more than 800 volumes from over 85 ebook series titles in 15 subject areas.
Further informationEmerald Health and Social Care eJournals Collection
Trial access until 31 May 2015. Core journals in health and social care covering research, management and practice in criminology and forensic psychology, learning and intellectual disabilities, mental health and vulnerable groups.
Further informationEmerald Social Sciences eBook Series Collection
A growing collection of more than 400 volumes from over 45 ebook series titles.
Further informationEmpire Online
This database is a collection of original documents relating to Empire Studies, sourced from libraries and archives around the world.
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 Judaica
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.
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 Forensic Sciences
Provide coverage of the core theories, methods, techniques, and applications employed by forensic scientists.
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 informationEncyclopedia 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.
Further informationEncyclopedia 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.
Further informationEncyclopedia 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.
Further informationEncyclopedia of Ocean Sciences (Second Edition)
Second edition. Includes contributions from leading scientists on the physical processes that drive the oceans and the chemical, biological, and geological disciplines.
Further informationEncyclopedia 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.
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)
Searchable facsimile of the standard reprint source of English caselaw, 1220-1867.
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
Free database of fulltext environmental treaties and national resource indicators from CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network).
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)
Provides detailed abstracts and indexing of environmental impact statements issued by the U.S. federal government. EIS extracts the key issues from complex government-released environmental impact statements, converting the documents into concise, readable abstracts.
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.
Further informationERIC Digests Index Page
Search the entire ERIC Digests database from the index page. Contains short reports (1,000 - 1,500 words) on topics of prime current interest in education.
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.
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 real-time resources through recorded TV programmes, live streams and on demand videos. First-time users must register: select University of Otago, use University staff or student email address ( only, username/password will be sent to your email. Thereafter, login requires that username/password. Note: use Chrome for all eTV functionality.
Public accessEUR-LEX
The key portal for European Union law, including consolidated legislation
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
Free database of fulltext decisions from 1954 to date, including those of the Court of First Instance.
Further informationEuropean Literature, 1790-1840: The Corvey Collection (NCCO)
From Nineteenth Century Collections Online, The Corvey Collection includes the full text of more than 9,500 English, French and German titles from Castle Corvey in Germany. This is one of the most important collections of Romantic era writing - including fiction, short prose, dramatic works, poetry and more. Topics covered include Romantic literary genres; mutual influences of British, French and German Romanticism; literary culture; women writers of the period; the canon and Romantic aesthetics.
Public accessEuropean Patent Office
Provides access to Decisions of the Administrative Council and the Official Journal, from 1997, as well as searchable fulltext Decisions of the Boards of Appeal and free access to a search engine for identifying European patent documents from the bibliographic data attached to them.
Further informationEuropean Views of the Americas: 1493 to 1750
A bibliographic database for European works that relate to the Americas. The database contains more than 32,000 entries and is 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 Department of Accountancy and Finance. Please 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 simple yet flexible and powerful 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 Department of Accountancy and Finance. Please contact the department for access information. Eventus provides event-orientated data retrieval and performs event study estimation and testing using the CRSP stock database.
Public accessExpresso
Portuguese newspaper.