Databases - P
|Pacific Manuscripts Bureau|
The Pacific Manuscripts Bureau copies archives, manuscripts and rare printed material relating to the Pacific Islands. The aim of the Bureau is to help with long-term preservation of the documentary heritage of the Pacific Islands and to make it accessible.
|PACLII: Pacific Islands Legal Information Institute|
A database of primary materials such as court decisions and legislation from South Pacific countries. It also includes decisions of various tribunals, panels, Ombudsmens reports or secondary information such as court rules or bench books.
Contains digitised New Zealand newspapers and periodicals published between 1839 and 1945. All the newspaper titles on the site can be searched and browsed by date, region, or title.
Access documents for the House of Commons and House of Lords including Business Papers, Written Questions and Answers, Hansard, Secondary Legislation, Select Committee Reports, Bills and Acts of Parliament.
Provides access to information on the New Zealand Parliament including: Legislation, Select committees, Hansard and Journals, Order Paper and questions, Papers and petitions presented, Rules of the House, MPs, parties and electorates, and Parliamentary support.
|Parliamentary Papers (Papers Presented)|
‘Papers presented’ are documents presented to the House by Ministers or the Speaker. They include annual reports, statements of intent, Budget documents, Law Commission, Auditor-General, and Commissions of Inquiry reports, international treaties, and regulations.
|Passport GMID: Global Market Information Database (Euromonitor)|
An online business information system providing global business intelligence on industries, countries, and consumers. It offers integrated access to statistics, reports, and business information sources. Users need to register using an "otago.ac.nz email" address.
|Past Masters (InteLex)|
Definitive editions of the writings of key philosophers, including published and unpublished works, articles and essays, and correspondence. Library access includes: Aristotle's Complete Works, British Philosophy 1600-1900, The Continental Rationalists, Kierkegaard - Samlede Værker, Locke - Philosophical Works and Select Correspondence, and Yeats - Collected Letters.
|PEDro (Physiotherapy Evidence Database)|
A free database of randomised trials, systematic reviews and clinical practice guidelines in physiotherapy. For each trial, review or guideline, PEDro provides the citation details, the abstract and a link to the full text, where possible.
|PEN: Practice-based Evidence in Nutrition|
A full-text database of information about dietetics, developed from key practice questions and evidence-based answers, with links to tools and resources consistent with the evidence.
|Performing Arts Periodicals Database (ProQuest)|
This database provides indexing and full-text for international periodicals covering a broad spectrum of the arts and entertainment industry - including dance, drama, theatre, stagecraft, musical theatre, circus performance, opera, pantomime, puppetry, magic, performance art, film, television and more.
|Periodicals Archive Online (PAO) (ProQuest)|
A full-text archive of 215 periodicals in the humanities and social sciences. Coverage is from the first issue to the end of 2000, or final issue (whichever is first).
|Periodicals Index Online (PIO) (ProQuest)|
An international index to millions of articles published in the humanities and social sciences. Every article in each journal is indexed, from volume 1, issue 1 to recent times. The database includes periodicals in English, German, Italian, French, Spanish, and other Western languages.
|Perseus Digital Library|
A collection of textual and visual materials on the Archaic and Classical Greek world. The resources include primary (in the original language and in translation) and secondary texts, site plans, digital images, and maps. The Art & Archaeology Artifact Browser documents vases, sculptures, coins, sites, building, and gems.
|Pharmaceutical Sciences Encyclopedia|
This updating encyclopedia provides reliable information on every aspect of pharmaceutical development. The resource has integrated content from Wiley’s pharmaceutical sciences publications and each article has been contributed by one or more leading experts in the field.
|Philip C. Jessup Library (HeinOnline)|
This collection includes: ILSA Journal of International and Comparative Law (1995-Current); ILSA Journal of International Law (1977-1993); ILSA Quarterly (1992-current); and, Philip C. Jessup International Moot Court Competition Compendium (1960-current) and the Subject Indexes and Finding Aids (2010).
|Photography: The World Through the Lens (NCCO)|
A collection of photographs, photograph albums, photographically illustrated books and texts on the early history of photography from libraries and archives from across the globe. This resource serves multiple disciplines and supports a range of research and study topics.
|PINI - Pacific Islands News & Information (Knowledge Basket)|
A full-text database of news and information resources of the Pacific Islands. Comprises articles from newspapers, magazines, journals, bulletins and reports.
|Plantwise Knowledge Bank (CABI)|
Open-access information resource from CABI covering crop pests and diseases.
This organisation licences productions of New Zealand plays within New Zealand and around the world. The website includes information about playwrights and their plays, scripts, published works and awards. Members are able to download copies of scripts. For access details please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
|Political Science Database (ProQuest)|
This database gives users access to leading political science and international relations journals, providing full-text of many core titles indexed in Worldwide Political Science Abstracts. In addition, recent full-text doctoral dissertations on political science topics are included, together with working papers, conference proceedings, country profiles, political news and other sources.
|Politics & Current Affairs (Alexander Street)|
The videos in this collection include films, documentaries and investigative journalism series that delve into critical issues of the day, linking together politics and current affairs and examining them within a larger social, economic and cultural backdrop.
|Popular Culture in Britain and America, 1950-1975 (Adam Matthew)|
Popular Culture explores the dynamic period of social, political and cultural change between 1950 and 1975. The resource offers thousands of colour images of manuscript and rare printed material as well as photographs, ephemera and memorabilia from this exciting period in our recent history.
A searchable annotated bibliography of books, journal articles, working papers, and other materials on population topics, covering the years 1986-2000.
|Power Search (Gale Cengage)|
The Gale Power Search platform offers comprehensive access to authoritative reference, periodical and primary source information, cross-searching many Gale resources.
|Presbyterian Research Centre: the Archive and Library for the Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand|
A collection documenting the life and work of the Presbyterian Church in Aotearoa New Zealand. The Archive holds documents from the General Assembly, General Assembly committees, foreign missions, local and national Presbyterian women's and youth organisations, parishes and presbyteries throughout New Zealand, co-operating and uniting parishes, Knox College, Knox Centre for Ministry & leadership (and its predecessors) and the personal papers of ministers and prominent Presbyterian laymen and women from throughout the country.
A newspaper database providing access to the current issue (and up to a 90 day backfile) for over 3,000 titles worldwide. The newspapers replicate the print format.
Access selected case notes and court decisions from 1994 onwards.
|Privy Council Judgments (Decided Cases)|
Access the full-text of decided cases since 31 July 2009.
|Project DIANA (Yale Law School)|
An online human rights archive of notable treaties and court decisions.
Provides digital humanities and social science content for the scholarly community. A source of complete, full-text versions of scholarly journals with over 120 publishers currently participating.
A leading electronic database providing indexing/abstracting and full-text access to scholarly and general interest publications. It combines information from a number of online databases with subjects covering: business, law, education, computing, science, technology, engineering, arts, medicine, and religion.
|ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global|
ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global is a comprehensive collection of multi-disciplinary dissertations and theses from around the world, dating from 1743 to present. With 200,000 titles added annually, most content added since 1997 is available in full-text.
|ProQuest Ebook Central|
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.
|ProQuest One Academic|
Search across four multi-disciplinary products - ProQuest Central, Academic Complete, Academic Video Online and ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global.
|ProQuest One Literature|
The ProQuest One Literature database includes more than 30 Literature Collections that centre around three main categories: canonical texts, non-English content, and underrepresented authors and their works. Includes original works of prose, poetry, and drama. The updating content includes full-text journals, criticism, videos, dissertations, ebooks, book reviews, primary texts, author and movement pages.
Log in for access to information on the financial performance of companies. Annual reports of companies, stock exchanges and regulators are the principal sources of the data. Note: First-time users must register for access by clicking on the Register link and entering their @otago.ac.nz email address.
A full-text database for journals in behavioural science and related fields ranging from education, to nursing, to business, to neuroscience. The journals are published by the American Psychological Association, the APA Educational Publishing Foundation, the Canadian Psychological Association, and Hogrefe Publishing Group.
A full-text database that provides electronic access to thousands of scholarly and professional titles published by American Psychological Association, including recent titles in psychological and behavioural science, plus a substantial backfile of classic and historic works.
A database containing full-text reviews of books, popular films, videos, and software relevant to psychology.
A gray literature database relating to psychology, behavioral sciences, and health. Full-text is available for the majority of records. Coverage consists primarily of material written for professionals but disseminated outside of peer-reviewed journals. Publications include technical and government reports, conference papers, newsletters, magazines, videos, press releases, and consumer brochures.
Features DSM-5 and a collection of psychiatric references including books, journals, and self-assessment tools from American Psychiatric Publishing.
|Psychology (Gale OneFile)|
A full-text journal collection covering all fields of psychology - abnormal, biological, cognitive, comparative, developmental, personality, quantitative, social and all areas of applied psychology.
|Psychology & Counseling (Alexander Street)|
A collection of videos and text resources that cover a vast range of client issues such as addiction, autism, depression, grief, obsessive compulsive disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, and suicide. It also highlights the psychology behind human behaviour with studies on conformity, power, obedience, responsibility, aggression, and conditioning.
|Psychology and Behavioural Sciences Collection (EBSCOhost)|
A full-text database covering information concerning topics in emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational & experimental methods.
|Psychology Database (ProQuest)|
Encompasses a wide range of topics from leading psychology and psychosomatic publications. In addition to clinical and social psychology, it also provides coverage of related disciplines including genetics, psychology of business and economics, communication, criminology, addiction, neurology, social welfare, and more.
An electronic bibliographic database providing abstracts and citations to the scholarly literature for behavioral sciences and mental health. The database includes material in related fields such as psychiatry, management, business, education, social science, neuroscience, law, medicine, and social work.
|PsycINFO Topic Guides|
Topic Guides are brief handouts designed to demonstrate how PsycINFO can be used to search for resources in a variety of topic areas. They contain three sample search scenarios, and a list of selected Index Terms.
PubChem is a freely accessible online database for chemical information, providing comprehensive information on various chemical entities. Search chemicals by name, molecular formula, structure, and other identifiers.
|Public Health Database (ProQuest)|
This database allows you to search the core literature in the field of public health. It includes full-text for journals articles, magazines, news, reports and dissertations.
|Publications New Zealand|
Publications New Zealand is New Zealand's national bibliography. It contains descriptions of novels, dvds, e-books, maps, magazines, and other types of publication from or about New Zealand, and links to libraries where you can find each item.
PubMed is a free resource supporting the search and retrieval of biomedical and life sciences literature with the aim of improving health–both globally and personally. The PubMed database contains more than 30 million citations and abstracts of biomedical literature. It does not include full-text journal articles; however, links to the full text are often present when available from other sources, such as the publisher's website or PubMed Central.