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Databases - Alphabetical

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A-to-Z (SFX)
Provides access to electronic journal titles available from full-text databases and publishers.

A+ Education
A+ Education covers curriculum, educational research, information science, librarianship, management, policy administration, psychology, sociology, teaching and training and is produced by the Cunningham Library at the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER). Full text articles: 2000- ; Index: 1978-

Database of citations from the U.S. National Agricultural Library (NAL). Covers all aspects of agriculture and allied disciplines. Contains links to full-text documents online.

The international information system for the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). Covers all aspects of agriculture from participating countries. Limited full-text.

Australia/NZ Reference Centre
Australian and New Zealand specific magazines, newspapers, newswires and reference books.

Biography in Context
Full-text biographical information on famous people, both historical and current.

Books and Authors
Includes over 100,000 titles, more than 60,000 plot summaries, and awards information from 562 awards. Fiction and non-fiction titles included.

CCH New Zealand Online Library
Full-text New Zealand legal resources published by CCH New Zealand. Includes taxation legislation, case law, and commentary, and full-text coverage of New Zealand Company Law and Practice and Business Law Guide.

CINAHL(Cumulative Index to Nursing & Allied Health Literature)
Covers English language journals in nursing and allied health disciplines,including physical, occupational and respiratory therapy, medical and laboratory technology, emergency services, medical records, medical assisting and health education.

Cochrane Library
Contains high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making. Includes systematic reviews, clinical trials, medical research studies, evidence-based health care, etc.

Contemporary Women's Issues
Multidisciplinary database covering published and unpublished material with a focus on the critical issues and events that influence women's lives worldwide.

Credo Reference
An online library of hundreds of reference books including encyclopaedias, dictionaries, thesauri, atlases, biographies, quotations and subject-specific titles. There are millions of entries, including thousands of images and audio pronunciation files. Contributing publishers include Routledge, SAGE, Cambridge University Press, Wiley, Elsevier and many others. Additional features include Mind Map and Topic Pages, plus links to the EIT library catalogue and databases. 

Discovering Collection
Comprehensive reference content in the areas of literature, history, biography, science, and social studies. Secondary school level and above.

Ebook Central
A collection of over 134,000 full-text e-book titles covering a wide range of academic subjects. Refer to Ebook Central Tutorials on YouTube for search tips.

EBSCOhost Research Databases
Provides access to combined information from four online databases;CINAHL, SPORTDiscus, MasterFile Premier and ANZ Reference Centre. Each database can be searched individually or simultaneously with the other EBSCOhost databases.

The world's largest source of education information, with more than 1 million abstracts of documents and journal articles on education research and practice. Limited full-text.

The On Demand section lets you view and download recordings from TV and videos kept in the Library and Shop.The Live Channels feature lets you live stream TV channels. Use My eTV to store your favourite programmes, personal details and saved searches. Go to the eTV website, select Eastern Institute of Technology from the dropdown box and register to create your own login and password.

GALE databases
Access to the Gale databases via a common menu.

General OneFile
Full-text news and periodical content on a wide range of topics from general interest magazines, academic journals, business and technology publications, law journals, health care periodicals, newspapers and newswire services. Updated daily.

Is a collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more.

givME (Scholarship database)
It's a national database of scholarships, awards and grants for individuals looking for funding for study and professional development. This is available to all students and can be accessed on campus.

Haynes Car & Motorcycle Repair Manuals
Covers a range of makes and models, with up-to-date content including common repairs, routine maintenance and servicing procedures.

Health and Wellness Resource Center and Alternative Health Module
Information on: fitness, pregnancy, medicine, nutrition, diseases, public health, occupational health and safety, alcohol and drug abuse, prescription drugs, herbal remedies, and alternative or complementary treatments.NB: Includes veterinary medicine.

Humanities & Social Sciences Collection
The Informit Humanities & Social Sciences Collection covers a range of subjects within an arts and social science context including education, history, media, political science and technology. This full text Collection contains journals, books, conference proceedings and reports. Full text publications: 1940- ; Index: 1940-

IEEE Xplore
IEEE Xplore Digital Library allows you to access 25 STEM journals and abstracts for more than 4.5 million documents available through the IEEE Xplore digital library, and access full-text documents.

Index New Zealand (INNZ)
Indexes and abstracts selected New Zealand serial publications, including newspapers and 300 journals about New Zealand and the South Pacific. Subjects include general interest material, social research, current affairs, the arts and humanities. Coverage is from 1987. No full-text.

Joanna Briggs Institute
Evidence-based practice content from the Joanna Briggs Institute (JBI) covering a wide range of medical, nursing, and health science specialties.

It includes Evidence Summaries, Evidence–Based Recommended Practices, Best Practice Information Sheets, Systematic Reviews, Consumer Information Sheets, Systematic Review Protocols, and Technical Reports.

Journal of the Polynesian Society
The Polynesian Society is a non-profit organization based at the University of Auckland, New Zealand. Founded in 1892, the Society’s aim was the scholarly study of past and present New Zealand Māori and other Pacific Island peoples and cultures. The project has digitised the first 100 years of the Journal, from 1892-1991.

Journal Surf (Login: EIT, password: twistlibrary)
An index to the New Zealand School Journals, Connected, Junior Journal and the School Journal Story Library.

Literature Resource Center
Access to biographies, bibliographies, and critical analyses of more than 120,000 authors from every age and literary discipline.

Lippincott Procedures (New Zealand Instance)
Provides access to step-by-step instructions for clinical and maternity procedures in the New Zealand nursing context and is regularly updated with the latest evidence-based practice information. Each entry provides complete instructions, including the equipment needed, preparation guidelines, implementation steps, special considerations, patient teaching information, documentation, and references. Video clips are included to clarify complex procedures.

LinkedIn Learning
LinkedIn Learning has a large number of videos and study topics in Business, Design, IT, Marketing, Photography, Video, Music, Animation, and Education... Learn Excel, PowerPoint, Photoshop, CAD, and much more - all are free to EIT faculty, staff and currently enrolled students.

Māori Land Legislation Database
A summary of all New Zealand legislation since 1840 (including private and local Acts) which has affected Maori or Maori land. It also gives brief notes on the historical context and the impact of each Act cited, with references to other Government publications. A printed form of the database containing the most significant of the public acts is available in the Maori Studies Collection.

MasterFILE Complete
Multidisciplinary database providing full-text of nearly 2,000 general reference publications back to 1975. Includes full text reference books, biographies, primary source documents, and an image collection of photos, maps and flags. This database is updated daily via EBSCOhost.

MasterFILE Premier
Multidisciplinary database providing full-text of nearly 2,000 general reference publications back to 1975. Includes full text reference books, biographies, primary source documents, and an image collection of photos, maps and flags. This database is updated daily via EBSCOhost.

New Zealand Council of Educational Research Journals
Full text online access to their journal publications: Assessment Matters, Curriculum Matters, Early Childhood Folio, Evaluation Matters, and SET.

New Zealand Journal of History
The New Zealand Journal of History is New Zealand's premier journal for academic writing on New Zealand history and includes contributions from New Zealand's most famous historians.
It has been published by the Department of History at the University of Auckland since 1967. This online version of the New Zealand Journal of History was developed by staff from Digital Services at The University of Auckland Library.

New Zealand Legislation
This website provides free public access to up-to-date versions of New Zealand Acts, Bills (proposed Acts), and Legislative Instruments.

The website also provides Supplementary Order Papers (SOPs, a type of proposed amendment to a Bill). All in-force legislation is provided, and all current Bills and Supplementary Order Papers, as well as earlier versions.

New Zealand National Union Catalogue - Te Puna
The New Zealand National Union Catalogue on Te Puna is maintained by the New Zealand National Library and provides access to over 10 million records for New Zealand and overseas resources (books, reports, theses, serials and conference proceedings). It lists which New Zealand libraries hold these resources.

Opposing Viewpoints in Context
Provides a complete one-stop source for information, both for and against, on social issues. Access to viewpoint articles, topic overviews, statistics, primary documents, links to websites, and full-text magazine and newspaper articles.

Access to over 45 full-text peer reviewed nursing journals in one database. Top titles include: AJN: American Journal of Nursing; Journal of Addictions Nursing; Journal of Hospice & Palliative Nursing; Journal of Infusion Nursing; Journal of Nursing Administration; Journal of Trauma Nursing; Nurse Educator; Nursing; Nurse Practitioner; Nursing Management; Nursing Research

ProQuest Central |All Subjects
ProQuest Central is a large multidisciplinary research resource combining more than 28 databases and covering more than 20,000 periodicals plus many other scholarly resources. Content is from scholarly journals, trade publications, company reports, dissertations, newspapers, newsletters, and newswires. Over 160 subject areas are covered including business and economics, health and medical (including nursing), education, social sciences, psychology, humanities, technology, science and more.

Search across all the databases in ProQuest Central or search in one of the subject collections:

ProQuest Central Business
Search Proquest Central's business databases including ABI/INFORM Complete; Accounting & Tax; Banking Information Source; Hoover's Company Profiles; OxResearch; ProQuest Asian Business & Reference; ProQuest European Business; ProQuest Research Library: Business; Snapshots; ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global: Business

ProQuest Central Health & Medicine
Search Proquest Central's health and medicine databases including Pharmaceutical News Index; ProQuest Family Health; ProQuest Health & Medical Complete; ProQuest Health Management; ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Source; ProQuest Research Library: Health & Medicine; ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global: Health & Medicine

ProQuest Central History
Search Proquest Central's history databases including ProQuest Research Library: History; ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global: History.

ProQuest Central News & Newspapers
Search Proquest Central's news and newspapers databases including ProQuest Newsstand (includes New Zealand publications).

ProQuest Central Literature & Language
Search Proquest Central's literature and language databases including ProQuest Research Library: Literature & Language; ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global: Literature & Language.

ProQuest Central Science & Technology
Search Proquest Central's science and technology databases including ProQuest Biology Journals; ProQuest Computing; ProQuest Military Collection; ProQuest Research Library: Science & Technology; ProQuest Science Journals; ProQuest Telecommunications; ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global: Science & Technology.

ProQuest Central Social Sciences
Search Proquest Central's social sciences databases including OxResearch; ProQuest Criminal Justice; ProQuest Education Journals; ProQuest Political Science; ProQuest Psychology Journals; ProQuest Religion; ProQuest Research Library: Social Sciences; ProQuest Social Science Journals; ProQuest Sociology; ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global: Social Sciences.

ProQuest Central The Arts
Search Proquest Central's arts databases including ProQuest Research Library: The Arts; The Vogue Archive; ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global: The Arts.

ProQuest Dissertations & Theses (PQDT) Global
Includes more than 3 million dissertations and theses from around the world, with comprehensive coverage of North American works and expanding coverage of international works. Over 1.7 million are available in full text.

Provided by the US National Library of Medicine. Includes biomedical articles back to the 1950's with citations from MEDLINE and additional life science journals. PubMed includes links to many sites providing full-text articles and other related resources. NB:Includes veterinary medicine.

Safari Books Online
Safari Books Online is a digital collection of current, fully searchable books, with content including business and management titles, professional development, right through to programming, and the latest in IT.  With Safari Books Online you have all the information you need from the most trusted authors and innovators at your fingertips.

Safety Hub
Includes range of online videos on topics including Driving Safety, Fire Awareness and Office Safety.

Science Direct Health and Life Sciences Journals Collection (College Edition)
Provides access to peer-reviewed full-text journals not available elsewhere online. Subjects include Nursing, Medicine, Pharmacology, Environmental and Biological Sciences. Full-text coverage is from 1995. To limit your search to find full-text only, go to Advanced Search and select Subscribed publications and Open Access articles.

Science Direct Social Sciences and Humanities Journals Collection (College Edition) (includes Business)
Provides access to peer-reviewed full-text journals not available elsewhere online. Subjects include Business, Management, Accounting, Economics, Finance, Psychology, Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities. To limit your search to find full-text only, go to Advanced Search and select Subscribed publications and Open Access articles.

SciQuest Australasian e-Library of Veterinary and Animal Science
Searchable e-library of quality New Zealand and Australian veterinary and animal science and veterinary continuing education publications. Limited access. Limit search to Open access content for full-text material.

SciVerse Scopus is a very large multidisciplinary abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature and quality web sources, containing over 40 million records including over 6 million conference papers and 100% Medline coverage. It covers research in the scientific, technical, medical, social sciences, and arts and humanities fields and provides tools such as Author Identifier, Affiliation Identifier, Citation Tracker, and Journal Analyser to track and analyse research. NB: Full-text documents cannot currently be downloaded from Scopus. Click on the SFX button in Scopus to link to where the full article is located in another database.

SFX (A to Z)
Provides access to electronic journal titles available from full-text databases and publishers.

Small Business Builder
Gale Small Business Builder provides a gradual, step-by-step introduction to business concepts and tools.

Small Business Resource Centre
Small Business Resource Centre covers business topics including starting and operating a business, including finance, management, marketing, human resources, franchising, accounting, and taxes.

Full-text of over 500 international journals covering exercise physiology, sports medicine, coaching, physical fitness, training, conditioning, recreation and the psychology, history and sociology of sport.

Standards New Zealand Online Library
View the most up-to-date versions of all New Zealand and Joint Australian/New Zealand Standards.

Student Resources in Context
Comprehensive, cross-curricular reference source for use from secondary level through to undergraduate.

Te Ipu Whakahauā
Māori mental health research and bibliography database funded by the Ministry of Health to ensure more ready access to research, literature, and conference papers relating to Māori mental health. Includes over 600 abstracts, with links and full text articles as well as Masters and PhD theses.

VITIS-VEA: Viticulture and Enology Abstracts
Indexes over 350 viticulture/wine science journals, plus monographs and conference proceedings. Coverage from 1969.

World History in Context
Integrates reference sources with full-text articles from over 100 academic journals, and maps and images. Full-text and facsimile images for over 1,400 primary source documents collections are also included.