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Public accessWaitangi Tribunal Reports
Full-text access to the Waitangi Tribunal reports that include its findings for the claimants and Crown.
Further informationWakareo-a-ipurangi
A compilation of separate Māori-English and English-Māori dictionary, lexicon, and word-list resources.
Further informationWall Street Journal (ProQuest Historical Newspapers)
The complete digital archive of the Wall Street Journal from 1889 - 18 years ago.
Public accessWashlaw Web (Washburn University School of Law)
Provides users with links to law-related materials on the Internet (with a focus on US resources). Generally, the information is arranged alphabetically, by subject, and by geographic location.
Further informationMobile appWeb of Science Core Collection
Provides access to the world's leading citation databases: Science Citation Index Expanded; Social Sciences Citation Index; Arts & Humanities Citation Index; Emerging Sources Citation Index; Index Chemicus; Book Citation Index; and, Conference Proceedings Citation Index. Authoritative, multidisciplinary content covers the highest impact journals, including Open Access journals and conference proceedings.
Public accessWelsh Newspapers Online
A free online resource from the National Library of Wales that allows users to search and access digitised newspaper publications.
Public accessWestern Pacific Region Index Medicus (WPRIM)
An online index of medical and health journals published in Member States of the WHO Western Pacific Region.
Further informationWestlaw
A global legal research library of case law, legislation, law reviews, treaties, directories, and journal articles.
Further informationWestlaw NZ (Thomson Reuters)
Access to legislation, case law and commentary on a wide range of legal topics.
Further informationMobile appWildlife & Ecology Studies Worldwide (EBSCOhost)
This resource is the world's largest index to literature on wild mammals, birds, reptiles and amphibians. Coverage includes bibliographic records, many of which include abstracts, covering a variety of topic areas.
Further informationWiley Encyclopedia of Forensic Science
An updating reference work covering the main areas of specialist and expert knowledge and skills used by those involved in all aspects of the forensic process.
Further informationWiley Online Library
A collection of full-text scientific, technical, medical, social science and business journals published by Wiley.
Further informationWiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Literature
A collection that provides access to authoritative and up-to-date scholarship in literature and literary studies. Published in annual parts, it is comprised of individual titles covering key literary genres and periods.
Public accessWIPO Lex
A one-stop search facility for national laws and treaties on intellectual property (IP) of WIPO, WTO and UN Members. It also features related information which elaborates, analyzes and interprets these laws and treaties. It provides streamlined access to reference material of key importance for optimal information on the global IP System.
Public accessWLR Daily (Incorporated Council of Law Reporting of England and Wales)
A free case search with access to all WLR Daily Case Summaries from 2009 onwards.
Further informationWomen and Social Movements, International - 1840 to Present (Alexander Street)
A collection of primary materials from more than 300 repositories. Through the writings of women activists, their personal letters and diaries, and the proceedings of conferences at which pivotal decisions were made, this collection lets you see how women’s social movements shaped much of the events and attitudes that have defined modern life.
Further informationWomen and the Law (Peggy) (HeinOnline)
A collection that brings together books, biographies and periodicals dedicated to women'’s roles in society and the law from the last 200 years.
Further informationWomen: Transnational Networks (NCCO)
This database of primary resources is focused on issues at the intersection of gender and class from the late-eighteenth century to the era of suffrage in the early twentieth century.
Public accessWomen's Human Rights Resources Database
This database lists hundreds of resources - articles, documents and links - related to international women's rights law and Canadian women's rights law.
Public accessWorld Atlas of Language Stuctures Online (WALS)
A large database of structural (phonological, grammatical, lexical) properties of languages gathered from descriptive materials.
Further informationMobile appWorld Constitutions Illustrated (HeinOnline)
Contains the current constitution for every country, constitutional histories, texts on constitutional law, links to scholarly articles about constitutional development, and a bibliography of selected constitutional books. Browsable by country or resource.
Public accessWorld Development Indicators (WDI)
The primary World Bank collection of development indicators, compiled from officially recognised international sources. It presents the most current and accurate global development data available, and includes national, regional and global estimates.
Public accessWorld Digital Library
Contains significant primary materials from cultures around the world, including manuscripts, maps, rare books, musical scores, recordings, films, prints, photographs, architectural drawings, and other significant cultural materials.
Public accessWorld Health Organization Publications
Provides access to book and journal publications from the World Health Organisation.
Further informationWorld History in Context (Gale Cengage)
Provides an overview of world history that covers the most-studied events, periods, cultures, civilizations, religions, conflicts, wars, ideologies, cultural movements, and people. It includes primary source documents , books, periodicals, maps, images, videos, and audio selections.
Further informationMobile appWorld Textiles (EBSCOhost)
This database provides bibliographic information relating to developments and innovations in the textile industry. Coverage includes scientific, trade, technical and economic publications from 1970 to the present.
Public accessWorldLII: World Legal Information Institute
Directory of free legal Web sites, with a search engine for searching their contents. Useful for tracing sites for specific countries.
Public accessWTO Official Documents
Access the Documents Online database that provides PDF versions of the official documentation of the World Trade Organization (excluding WTO 'publications'). Also access official documents issued under the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT).