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Recommended Books

Backyard beekeeping
Smithers, Courtenay Neville. 2011

Manuka : the biography of an extraordinary honey
Van Eaton, Cliff. 2014

Practical beekeeping in New Zealand
Matheson, Andrew; Reid, George Murry. 2011

Natural beekeeping : organic approaches to modern apiculture
Conrad, Ross. 2013

Buzz : the nature and necessity of bees
Hanson, Thor. 2018

Starting with bees
Apiculture New Zealand. 2018

Control of varroa : a guide for New Zealand beekeepers
Goodwin, Mark; Taylor, Michelle; 2007

The bee friendly garden : easy ways to help the bees and make your garden grow
Purdie, Doug. 2016

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



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638.1 Bees and beekeeping
634 Orchards, Fruits
635 Horticulture, gardening
712 Landscape design

 

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Journal articles are written by experts in the field and are an excellent source for current and original research; often on quite specific aspects of a topic.Databases provide you with access to an increasing amount of articles which will help you find comprehensive information on your chosen topic.

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Scientific American
Water and Atmosphere
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Organic NZ (Hawke's Bay)
Organic NZ (Tairāwhiti)
Orchardist
Commercial Horticulture: Magazine of the Nursery Industry
Grower

 

E Journals

Ag Science Magazine
A publication by the NZ Institute of Agricultural and Horticultural Science. It is full of news from local groups around the country, editorials and feature articles by members plus commentaries by government and overseas researchers and consultants.

 

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AGRICOLA
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.

AGRIS
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.

 

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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.

GreenFILE
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.

ProQuest Central
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.

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.

Scopus
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.

 

New Zealand Databases

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.



These websites have been chosen by your subject librarian to provide you with a relevant selection of online resources. When searching for other online resources evaluate them and think critically about the information presented;

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  • Is it biased towards political or commercial interests?

Our evaluating the credibility of websites guide will help you with this process. Get in touch with a librarian or one of our Learning Advisors if you are unsure.

 

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Google Scholar allows you to search for academic sources using Google's search capabilities. This excludes other non-academic material to give you a more scholarly selection of results. EIT's holdings can be displayed using Google Scholar, to allow you to see at a glance if EIT has access to the full-text of sources you may find. See our guide for step by step instructions.

 

Organic

Australian Permaculture Research Institute

BioGro - New Zealand's leading organic certification agency

Bio-Gro New Zealand organic standards

Koanga Institute New Zealand

NZ Biodynamic Association

New Zealand Government's AssureQuality
Looks after food safety and biosecurity services

Organic Certification New Zealand

Organic information and business gateway in New Zealand

Permaculture in New Zealand

Soil Health Organisation of New Zealand

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Everyone is aware of YouTube but as a student of EIT you also have access to the below resources to locate quality content.

If you do use YouTube, or other online video content, remember to critically evaluate the material you find:

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The principles given in our evaluating the credibility of websites guide will help you assess whether it is appropriate for academic purposes. Speak to a librarian or learning advisor if you are unsure.

 

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etv

Click here to see eTV, a new resource you can access from the Library. 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 and choose 'Login or Register'. If you have not used eTV before click 'Register Now' and complete the form to create your own login and password. Make sure to select 'Eastern Institute of Technology' as the institute name.

Please see the eTV Student Guide for help using eTV.

Please see the eTV Staff Guide for help to embed an eTV episode into your EIT Online course.

eTV Programmes
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Montie

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