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 eBook Academic Collection

This multidisciplinary collection includes thousands of e-books covering a large selection of academic subjects and features e-books from leading publishers and university presses.


Search Ovid from the JBI (Joanna Briggs Institute) for electronic nursing book titles.



CCH Business Ebooks

This new Ebook platform provides access to online versions of popular texts including: Foundations of New Zealand Taxation Law; Tax Legislation for Students; New Zealand Employment Law Guide; New Zealand Commercial Legislation; and HR Manager A New Zealand Handbook. Each Ebook has a two-week loan period and there are no limits on the amount of copies available.



Directory of Open Access Books
DOAB is a community-driven discovery service that indexes and provides access to scholarly, peer-reviewed open access books on a variety of subjects.


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Treaty of Waitangi Collection
Contains ebooks from leading scholars on Te Tiriti o Waitangi, including works by acclaimed scholars such as Claudia Orange, Judith Binney, Vincent O’Malley, Alan Ward and Aroha Harris.


Critical Issues Collection
Provides access to books on critical New Zealand issues such as housing, inequality, climate change, child poverty, the environment, and migration.


New Zealand History Collection
Allows online access to major, authoritative New Zealand history and biography publications. New Zealand History, Māori, Treaty of Waitangi, Women resources are all included.


Te Pouhere Kōrero: Māori History, Māori People
Te Pouhere Kōrero, also called the Māori History Association of Aotearoa, is a society focusing on Māori history that was established in 1992. Te Pouhere Kōrero have published a journal Te Pouhere Kōrero Journal and are a national collective of Māori historians.


BWB Texts Collection
Provides short books focussed on different aspects of New Zealand life. Regularly updated and packed full of fresh thinking, ideas and critical analysis.


Women's Studies Collection
Provides access to books on New Zealand women’s issues, lives and histories. Includes the “Book of New Zealand women”, “The Women’s Suffrage Petition 1893”, New Zealand women biographies, and key works on politics, economics and feminism.


New Zealand Sign Language Collection
Contains reference publishing and accounts of Deaf experience, freshly rendered using rich multimedia and visuals.




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