Databases - D
|DagDok: Guide to UN Documentation|
Presents an overview of the various types of documents and publications issued by the United Nations and provides guidance on how to work with them, linking you to the official webpages of the United Nations.
|Dance (Alexander Street)|
Contains hundreds of hours of productions and documentaries by influential performers and companies of the 20th and 21st centuries, featuring ballet, tap, jazz, contemporary, experimental, and improvisational dance.
This resource is available through the Department of Accountancy and Finance. Please contact the department for access information. A global research database that enables times series analysis across a broad range of financial instruments.
|De Gruyter eBooks|
Access to subscribed and Open Access eBooks on the De Gruyter platform.
|Defining Gender, 1450-1910 (Adam Matthew)|
This collection of original source material from British and European archives will enrich the teaching and research experience of those studying history, literature, sociology, education and cultural studies from a gendered perspective.
|Dental Education in Video (Alexander Street)|
A video encyclopedia of dentistry and dental technique, providing access to high-definition videos featuring demonstrations, interviews, and lectures, for students and faculty in dental surgery, medicine, oral hygiene, assisting, and nursing.
|Design and Applied Arts Index (DAAI) (ProQuest)|
A source of abstracts and bibliographic records for articles, news items, and reviews published in design and applied arts periodicals.
|Dictionary of Irish Biography|
A reference work covering the lives of Irish men and women (deceased prior to 31 Dec. 2002) who made a significant contribution in Ireland and abroad, as well as those born overseas who had noteworthy careers in Ireland.
|Dictionary of Medieval Latin from British Sources (IMLBS)|
A comprehensive dictionary of Medieval Latin and the first to focus on British Medieval Latin. It is based on the close reading of thousands of Medieval Latin texts carried out for the purpose of recording their distinctive lexical characteristics and using the best available sources, whether original manuscripts or modern critical editions.
|Dictionary of New Zealand Biography|
Explore the life stories originally published in the Dictionary of New Zealand Biography and the Maori-language series, Nga Tangata Taumata Rau. New biographies of significant people who have died since 1990 have also been added.
|Dietary Supplement Label Database (DSDL)|
Contains the full label contents from a sample of dietary supplement products marketed in the U.S. A joint project of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Office of Dietary Supplements (ODS) and National Library of Medicine (NLM).
|Digital Dead Sea Scrolls|
The Dead Sea Scrolls Digital Project from the Israel Museum comprises five Dead Sea Scrolls that have been digitised to date including the Great Isaiah Scroll, the Community Rule Scroll, the Commentary on Habakkuk Scroll, the Temple Scroll, and the War Scroll. The site is Open Access.
|Digital Karl Barth Library (Alexander Street)|
An online collection of Karl Barth's works. The collection features the entire corpus of Barth's Gesamtausgabe and the 14 volume Kirchliche Dogmatik.
|Digital Library of Classic Protestant Texts (Alexander Street)|
A collection of 16th and 17th century Protestant writings which includes the principal works of the Reformation and post-Reformation eras, as well as the works of lesser-known authors of the period. The contents includes biblical commentaries, catechisms, treatises, pastoral writings, sermons, church histories, disputations, and personal letters.
|Digital Library of the Catholic Reformation (Alexander Street)|
This collection includes hundreds of seminal works, including papal documents, synodal decrees, catechisms, confessors’ manuals, biblical commentaries, theological treatises, liturgical works, inquisitorial manuals, preaching guides, saints’ lives, and devotional literature. It represents the ideas and opinions that sparked and sustained Catholic reform in the 16th and 17th centuries.
|Digital National Security Archive (ProQuest)|
Contains declassified government documents covering critical world events, countries, and U.S. policy decisions from post World War II through the 21st century.
|Digital Theatre Plus|
Provides access to high quality films of leading British theatre productions as well as behind-the-scenes documentaries and interviews.
|Digital Vatican Library|
The Digital Vatical Library provides free access to the Vatican Library’s digitised collections: manuscripts, incunabula, archival materials and inventories as well as graphic materials, coins and medals, and printed materials.
An initiative that aims to make New Zealand digital content easy to find, share and use. This includes content from government departments, publicly funded organisations, the private sector, and community groups.
This resource is available through the Department of Accountancy and Finance. Please contact the department for access information. directEDGAR is designed specifically for academic researchers collecting data from SEC (U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission) filings.
|Directory of Community Archives (Archives New Zealand)|
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.
|Directory of Decisions (University of Waikato)|
This site aims to list the Courts, Tribunals, Statutory authorities, and other such bodies in New Zealand which make legal or quasi-legal decisions and reports.
|Directory of Official Information|
Online access to the latest edition (and archived versions) of the Directory of Official Information.
|Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB)|
An online directory that provides access to high quality, open access books.
|Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)|
An online directory that indexes and provides access to high quality, open access, peer-reviewed journals.
|Discovering Sacred Texts (British Library)|
Discovering Sacred Texts provides free access to the richness and diversity of the texts from some of the world’s greatest faiths. Includes sacred texts from Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism, Sikhism and the Baha’i Faith, Jainism and Zoroastrianism.
A database of Master's thesis and PhD dissertations. Full-text can be purchased by individuals in print or as a PDF e-book.
|Diversity (Alexander Street)|
A video collection that highlights the issues facing underrepresented, indigenous, and immigrant communities around the world. Search across the following collections: Asian Film Online, Black Studies in Video, and LGBT Studies in Video.
|Diversity Studies (Gale OneFile)|
The Gale Diversity Studies collection provides access to a range of periodical content exploring cultural differences, contributions, and influences in the global community.
|Doctoral Dissertations in Musicology|
An international database of bibliographic records for dissertations in the fields of musicology, music theory, and ethnomusicology, as well as in related musical, scientific, and humanistic disciplines.
|Drama Online: National Theatre Collection (Bloomsbury)
Provides access to the National Theatre Collections 1 & 2. Collection 1 contains 30 filmed performances including live broadcasts and high-quality archive recordings spanning comedies, 20th century classics and modern plays, Shakespeare, literary adaptations, Greek classics and world historical drama. Collection 2 includes additionally, turn of the century plays, contemporary plays and musical theatre.
Provides evidence-based, fully referenced information that covers includes EMA- and FDA-approved, OTC, and investigational drugs. The database is searchable by generic name, brand name, adverse effect, or indications. Includes dosing tools and calculators. To access the database, click on the Micromedex button under Your applications.
|Dunedin City Council - Council Documents|
Lists key DCC documents including bylaws, strategies, plans, policies, and research reports.
A clinical reference tool that represents the best available evidence drawn from medical journals and systematic evidence review databases. The content is written by a world-class team of physicians who synthesize the evidence and provide objective analysis. New information is integrated into existing content daily. Christchurch campus staff and students use the following link: DynaMed Plus. Wellington campus staff and students use the following link: DynaMed Plus.