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Further informationSafari Tech Books Online
The Library subscribes to a subset of titles in this collection. Safari Tech Books Online includes technology, creative, and business books from leading publishers.
Public accessSafetyLit
Includes summaries of doctoral theses, scholarly reports and journal articles about injury occurrence and risk factors. Items are considered relevant if they concern any of the pre-event or event elements of the Haddon Matrix; the epidemiology of injury; or the financial, personal, or societal costs or consequences of the any injury or risk factor.
Further informationMobile appSAGE Journals
An independent international publisher of academic and professional journals, books, and electronic media.
Further informationSAGE Knowledge eBooks
Includes SAGE eBook and eReference content, including scholarly monographs, reference works, handbooks, series, professional development titles, and more.
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.
Further informationMobile appSAGE Royal Society of Medicine Journals
The Royal Society of Medicine Journals, published by SAGE, range in scope from primary research to clinical practice, covering topics from experimental medicine to venous disease.
Public accessSciELO Citation Index (Web of Science)
An abstracting/indexing database with links to open access full-text for journals from Latin America, Spain, Portugal, the Caribbean and South Africa.
Further informationMobile appScience & Engineering (Alexander Street)
A video collection that offers a wide-ranging survey of engineering, environmental studies, natural history, and the physical and biological sciences, and focuses on their practical, ground-level applications.
Further informationMobile appScience Citation Index Expanded (Web of Science Core Collection)
Provides access to bibliographic and citation information from the world's leading scientific and technical journals across 150 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 informationScience Database (ProQuest)
Supports academic research in both the applied and general sciences with access to full-text titles. Subject coverage includes: General science, Materials science, Aerospace,Engineering, Computers, Physics, Telecommunications, Transportation, and Military.
Further informationScience in Context (Gale Cengage)
This database provides contextual information on hundreds of today's most significant science topics. It delivers integrated content from reference resources, full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, experiments, images, videos, audio files and links to websites.
Further informationMobile appScience Online
Access all content from print Science (from AAAS), plus additional enhanced material only available online. Includes ScienceXpress (electronic publication of selected Science papers in advance of print), Science News (daily news service) and Science Classic (digital archive, 1880-1996).
Further informationScience, Technology, and Medicine: 1780-1925 (NCCO)
This archive of journals, books, reports, and personal documents covers scientific research and discovery during the nineteenth century.
Further informationMobile appScienceDirect
Access 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.
Further informationScientific Style and Format Online
A reference for authors, editors, publishers, students, and translators in all areas of science and related fields. It has been fully revised to reflect today’s best practices in scientific publishing.
Further informationMobile appSciFinder Scholar (CAS)
First time users must register (see entry below). A chemical sciences research discovery tool that allows you to explore the CAS databases that contain literature from many scientific disciplines including biomedical sciences, chemistry, engineering, materials science, agricultural science, and more.
Further informationSciFinder Scholar (CAS) registration
First time users must register, use this link.
Public accessScitable (Nature Education)
A free science library and personal learning tool from Nature Publishing Group. Access evidence-based articles, connect with a global community of faculty, researchers, and students, and, contribute to the Scitable community by uploading material.
Further informationSciVal (Elsevier)
SciVal offers quick, easy access to the research performance of 5,500 research institutions and 220 countries worldwide. SciVal enables you to navigate the world of research and devise an optimal plan to drive and analyse your performance. For access to, and support with this research product, contact your Subject Librarian.
Further informationMobile appScopus
A multidisciplinary abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature covering the fields of science, technology, medicine, social sciences, and the arts and humanities. The database includes more than 5,000 international publishers including Elsevier (ScienceDirect), Springer, Wiley-Blackwell, Taylor & Francis, and Sage.
Further informationScotsman (1817-1950) (ProQuest Historical Newspapers)
The complete digital archive of The Scotsman from 1817-1950.
Public accessScottish Courts and Tribunals Service (SCTS)
Provides administrative support to Scottish courts and tribunals and to the judiciary of courts, including the High Court of Justiciary, Court of Session, sheriff courts and justice of the peace courts, and to the Office of the Public Guardian and Accountant of Court. Access selected judgments and opinions for individual cases.
Further informationScreen Studies Collection (ProQuest)
This collection includes: FIAF International Index to Film Periodicals Database; AFI Catalog; and, Film Index International.
Further informationMobile appSerials Directory (EBSCOhost)
Provides access to bibliographic information, as well as current pricing structures, for popular U.S. and international serials, including newspapers.
Further informationSeventeenth-Eighteenth Century Burney Collection Newspapers (Gale Cengage)
Access the newspapers, pamphlets, and books gathered by the Reverend Charles Burney (1757-1817). The present digital collection, that helps chart the development of the concept of 'news' and 'newspapers' and the "free press", totals almost 1 million pages and contains approximately 1,270 titles.
Public accessShared Shelf Commons
A free, open-access collection of images from libraries, archives, and museums around the world. Search and browse collections with tools to zoom, print, export, and share images.
Public accessShort Title Catalogus Vlaanderen (Short Title Catalogue Flanders) (STCV)
A free online bibliography of all books printed in Flanders (the northern part of Belgium, Brussels included) from 1601 on to 1800.
Further informationSIAM Journals Online
The electronic full-text archive (1997+) of all journals published by the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics.
Further informationSIRCA
A provider of online services to support finance and other data-intensive research. The School of Business will facilitate access to the membership's databases. Contact the School of Business directly to access content.
Public accessSJR: SCImago Journal & Country Rank
An open access portal that includes the journals and country scientific indicators developed from the information contained in the Scopus database (Elsevier B.V.). These indicators can be used to assess and analyse scientific domains.
Further informationSlavery in America and the World: History, Culture & Law (HeinOnline)
This collection brings together legal materials on slavery in the United States and the English-speaking world. It includes every statute passed by every colony and state on slavery, every federal statute dealing with slavery, and all reported state and federal cases on slavery.
Public accessSocial Care Online
The UK's largest database of information and research on all aspects of social care and social work. Resources include legislation, government documents, practice and guidance, systematic reviews, research briefings, UK grey literature, books, text books, and journal articles. Links to full text are included where available.
Further informationSocial Science Database (ProQuest)
A database that provides full-text access to a variety of scientific journals. Subject coverage includes: Anthropology, Communication science, Demography, Economics, Human services, Political science, Policy studies, Psychology, and Sociology.
Public accessMobile appSocial Science Research Network (SSRN)
A collaborative database of specialised research networks in each of the social sciences. SSRN includes an Abstract Database containing scholarly working papers and forthcoming papers and an Electronic Paper Collection containing full-text documents.
Further informationMobile appSocial Sciences (Alexander Street)
This video collection covers a broad range of subjects concerned with humanity’s efforts to understand itself and the world. Through raw field recordings, documentaries, newsreels, counseling transcripts and sessions, and much more, users can examine and connect personal, social, and spiritual aspects of the human condition. Search across the following collections: Anthropology Online, Ethnographic Video Online, Business Education in Video, Criminal Justice and Public Safety in Video, Education in Video, Environmental Studies in Video, 60 Minutes: 1997-2014, Meet the Press, and Current Affairs in Video.
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.
Public accessSocial Security Appeal Authority of New Zealand Decisions (NZLII)
Contains the decisions of the Social Security Appeal Authority of New Zealand (NZSSAA).
Further informationSocial Theory (Alexander Street)
A selection of documents that explore the complexities and interpret the nature of social behavior and organization. The database includes content by such major theorists as Theodor Adorno, Jean Baudrillard, Simone de Beauvoir, Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Émile Durkheim, Michel Foucault, Jürgen Habermas, Robert Merton, Dorothy E. Smith , and Talcott Parsons.
Public accessSocial Welfare at the British Library Portal
The portal offers information on all aspects of social welfare in the UK and overseas, with a particular emphasis on policy development, implementation and evaluation. Resources include full-text research and evaluation reports, Parliamentary papers, consultations and policy proposals. Also included are details of books, journal articles, official papers, theses, archived websites and datasets in the British Library's collections.
Further informationSociology Database (ProQuest)
This database covers the international literature of sociology and social work, including culture and social structure, history and theory of sociology, social psychology, substance abuse and addiction and more. This collection provides full-text coverage of many core titles included in Sociological Abstracts and Social Services Abstracts.
Public accessSouth African Acts Online
Provides free access to significant South African legislation, including amendments and Regulations, in an online format.
Public accessSouth African Legal Information Institute (SAFLII)
A free database that publishes legal information which comprises mainly of case law and legislation from South Africa.
Public accessSpecies 2000
A taxonomic database with a goal to collate a uniform and validated index to the world's known species (plants, animals, fungi and microbes).
Further informationMobile appSPORTDiscus with Full Text (EBSCOhost)
An important source of literature for sports and sports medicine journals, providing full-text content from many well-known and respected sources.
Further informationMobile appSports Medicine and Exercise Science in Video (Alexander Street)
A video collection in the areas of fitness and health assessment, disease management, injury treatment, nutrition, medical fitness, sport science, work-site wellness, exercise adherence, and more.
Public accessSports Tribunal of New Zealand
The Sports Tribunal is an independent body that determines certain types of disputes for the sports sector. Access full-text Tribunal decisions.
Public accessSPRILIB: A Polar and Glaciological Bibliographic Database
This database covers the literature of all subjects relating to the Arctic and Antarctic published in a wide range of languages. It also offers comprehensive coverage for all aspects of snow and ice throughout the world.
Further informationMobile appSpringerLink
Full-text, peer reviewed journals, books, and reference works. Subjects include: architecture, design, behavioral science, biomedical and life sciences, business, economics, chemistry, materials science, computer science, earth and environmental science, humanities, social sciences, law, mathematics, statistics, medicine, physics, and, professional and applied computing.
Further informationSpringerReference
A broad collection of electronic major reference works (encyclopedias, handbooks, dictionaries, bibliographies and data collections) updated and peer reviewed by leading academics and scientists.
Public accessStanding Orders of the House of Representatives
Standing Orders of the House of Representatives are the rules of procedure for the House and its committees. Access the current version online.
Public accessStanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
A dynamic reference work with high-quality and authoritative discussions of values, science, religion, politics, and ideas in general. Each entry is maintained and kept up to date by an expert or group of experts in the field. All entries and substantive updates are refereed by the members of an Editorial Board before they are made public.
Public accessStatistics New Zealand
Free search for official New Zealand statistics on the Census, Business, Education, Agriculture, Households, Industry and much more. Phone 0508525525 for Mon-Fri Help Desk support.
Further informationStatutes of New Zealand (LexisNexis)
New Zealand Statutes is the principle statute reference of New Zealand law, and comprises all Acts currently in force in New Zealand in compiled form with editorial and history annotation. Amending Acts are displayed below each principal.
Further informationStatutes of New Zealand (Westlaw NZ)
Statutes of New Zealand (in force) plus Imperial, Provincial, and Repealed Acts.
Further informationStudent Resources In Context (Gale Cengage)
An online resource that provides support for papers, projects, and presentations and reinforces the development of skills like critical thinking, problem solving, communication, collaboration, creativity, and innovation.
Public accessSupreme Court (Courts of New Zealand)
The Supreme Court is New Zealand's final court of appeal. Access case summaries, transcripts and decisions of public interest.
Public accessSupreme Court of New Zealand (NZLII)
Contains decisions of the Supreme Court of New Zealand (NZSC).