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Further informationMaking of Modern Law: Legal Treatises 1800-1926 (Gale Cengage)
Provides digital access to the legal treatises on US and British law published from 1800 through 1926.
Public accessMaori Land Court
The Māori Land Court plays an important role in the administration of Māori land in accordance with the provisions of Te Ture Whenua Māori Act 1993 (the Act). This website provides general information plus relevant legislation. Māori Land Court judgement are available for 2001 onwards.
Further informationMaori Land Court Minute Books Index
Index to the Māori Land Court Minute books. Full text records available on microfilm at the Hocken Library.
Further informationMaori Land Court Minute Books Index (Knowledge Basket)
This index provides access to over 1100 minute books made between 1865 and 1910, from the Taitokerau, Waikato-Maniapoto, Tairawhiti, Waiariki, Aotea, Takitimu, and Waipounamu Maori Land Court Districts.
Public accessMaori Land Legislation Database
A summary of all New Zealand legislation (including private and local Acts) from 1840 to 1995 that has affected Māori or Māori land. It also gives brief notes on the historical context and the impact of each Act cited, with references to other Government publications.
Public accessMaori Land Online
This website provides current ownership, trustee, memorial and block information for land that falls within the jurisdiction of the Māori Land Court under Te Ture Whenua Māori Act 1993 and other legislation.
Further informationMapping the World: Maps and Travel Literature (NCCO)
An archive of maps selected from the British Library, the National Archives at Kew, the American Antiquarian Society and the University of Alberta. Also included is Bryn Mawr's collection of European Travel accounts and selected travel narratives from Library collections.
Further informationMapToaster Topo/NZ
A mapping database displaying topographic maps of New Zealand that reproduces all the rich detail and cartography of the LINZ paper topomaps.
Further informationMobile appMarch of Time (Alexander Street)
An American newsreel series produced from 1935-1967 by Time Inc. Available in online streaming video in a single, cross-searchable collection.
Public accessMarsden Online Archive
An online archive of letters and journals by Reverend Samuel Marsden (1765-1838) as well as the papers of other early NZ missionaries. The collection provides access to high resolution images of manuscripts from Hocken Collections along with associated transcripts created by Gordon Parsonson.
Further informationMartindale: the complete drug reference (Books@Ovid)
Summaries and detailed monographs for drugs, disease, alternative medicine, toxicological managements, reproductive risks, and emergency care.
Further informationMobile appMasterFILE Premier (EBSCOhost)
This database contains full-text for thousands of general reference magazines and publications and covers a wide-range of subject areas including business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and more. It also provides an image collection containing photos, maps and flags.
Further informationMath Solutions eBooks
The full collection of titles from independent publisher Math Solutions. These books focus on improving the teaching and learning of mathematics for primary and early secondary school children.
Further informationMobile appMathSciNet
An electronic publication offering access to a database of reviews, abstracts and bibliographic information for much of the mathematical sciences literature.
Further informationMax Planck Encyclopedias of International Law
An online resource including the Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law, as well as the newly-launched Max Planck Encyclopedia of International Procedural Law, contains peer-reviewed articles on every aspect of public international law. Written and edited by a team of scholars and practitioners, this resource is updated throughout the year.
Further informationMedline (Ovid)
An indexing database that covers the international literature on biomedicine, including the allied health fields and the biological and physical sciences, humanities, and information science as they relate to medicine and health care.
Further informationMedline (ProQuest)
A bibliographic database produced by the U.S. National Library of Medicine. The database contains millions of citations, derived from thousands of biomedical and life science journals, and indexed with Medical Subject Headings (MeSH®) from the NLM controlled vocabulary.
Further informationMerck Index Online
A full-text database of information on chemicals, drugs and biologicals.
Further informationMiddle East & Africa Database (ProQuest)
This database provides ongoing full-text academic journals published in Middle Eastern and African countries. The subjects cover major areas of study, including business, science, technology, engineering, social sciences, education, and humanities.
Further informationMiddle School (Gale in Context)
Contains reference content for the core curriculum areas of Literature, History, Biographies, Science, and Social Studies. The database includes topic pages and overviews on subjects and social issues as well as science experiments and contextual information for key works and documents.
Further informationMilitary Database (ProQuest)
Covers topics across all government and military branches, including international relations, political science, criminology, defense, aeronautics and space flight, communications, civil engineering, and more.
Public accessMINABS Online (Mineralogical Abstracts)
An open access database for mineralogy, crystallography, geochemistry, petrology, environmental mineralogy, and related topics. The database contains abstracts of papers published between 1982 and 2008.
Further informationMobile appMLA International Bibliography (EBSCOhost)
This citation database covers literature, language and linguistics, folklore, film, literary theory and criticism, dramatic arts, as well as the historical aspects of printing and publishing. Listings on rhetoric and composition and the history, theory and practice of teaching language and literature are also included. The database also includes access to the MLA Directory of Periodicals.
Public accessMosfilm Online Cinema
A growing collection of unique works of Soviet and Russian cinematography. The films have image and sound restored and have brief annotations and filmographic information. Many have subtitles in English. Films are free to view online, or can be downloaded for a small fee.
Public accessMotor Vehicle Disputes Tribunal of New Zealand Decisions (NZLII)
Contains decisions of the Motor Vehicle Disputes Tribunal of New Zealand (NZMVDT).
Public accessMultilateral Treaties Deposited with the Secretary-General (MTDSG)
This database provides information on the status of major multilateral instruments deposited with the Secretary-General of the United Nations (including the texts of reservations, declarations and objections) and covers a range of subject matter such as Human Rights, Disarmament, Commodities, Refugees, the Environment and the Law of the Sea.
Further informationMobile appMusic & Performing Arts (Alexander Street)
Combines audio and video that spans all time periods, hundreds of thousands of seminal artists, composers, choreographers, and ensembles to provide an environment for the teaching of music. Search across the following collections: Classical Music in Video, Classical Music Library, Classical Scores Library, Opera in Video, Dance in Video, Asian Film Online, Theatre in Video, and Garland Encyclopedia of World Music.
Further informationMusic Periodicals Database (ProQuest)
This database provides indexing and full-text for international music periodicals from over 20 countries. It covers the full spectrum of subjects and all aspects of music, including music education, performance, ethnomusicology, musical theatre, theory, popular music forms and composition.