Beauty and Body Therapy

Finding appropriate resources amongst the mass of information available is not always easy, but making use of the resources and assistance available here will make your efforts far more effective and successful.

Before you begin searching for information ensure that you have correctly identified the subject or topic you require information on and what you are required to do with this information (outline, explain, compare/contrast, etc.). Refer to the Analysing the question guide if you require help with this, or see one of our Learning Advisors.

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Information resources on this subject can be found in the following locations.

391 Fashion: History, culture, hair, tattooing
611-612 Anatomy and physiology
613-614 Health, nutrition, well-being, fitness
615.321 Aromatherapy
615.82 Massage
617.4779 Hair removal: Epilation, electrolysis
646.7 Beauty therapy, spa therapy, cosmetics
646.724 Hair care
646.726 Skin care
646.727 Nail care


Subject Contact

If you require further help with finding information please ask at the desk or contact your Subject Librarian.

Kym Kane - Hawke's Bay
ph| (06) 8301040
email| kkane@eit.ac.nz



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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.

Not all of our databases are full-text. If you find an article that only has an abstract we may be able to interloan it for you. Fill out an online interloan form.

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Print Journals

Massage Magazine
Massage New Zealand
BeautyNZ
Dermascope
Headway: New Zealand Hair and Beauty Fashion International
Images: New Zealand Fashion, Hair, Beauty, Nails
Make-Up Artist
Professional Beauty
The Beauty Book



E Journals

Beautymag Online
An educational resource for skin treatment practitioners. Free registration is required to access articles.

Nails Magazine
Publication for professional nail technicians covering technique, business, style, and health stories.

Dermatology Online Journal
An open-access, refereed publication intended to meet the reference and education needs of the international dermatology community.

The International Journal of Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork
An open access, peer-reviewed publication, indexed in PubMed. Principal sections of the journal span the areas of research, education, and clinical practice.

The Salon Magazine
More commercially orientated publication featuring industry topics, product launches, business-boosting ideas and advice from expert contributors.

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APA Referencing

How do I reference an article from a database?
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How do I reference a figure from an article from a database?

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Specific Databases

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.

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.

PubMed
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.

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.

Vogue Archive
A searchable archive of American Vogue, from the first issue in 1892 to the current month, reproduced in high-resolution color page images; with rich indexing enabling you to find images by garment type, designer and brand names. The Vogue Archive preserves the work of the world's greatest fashion designers, stylists and photographers.

SPORTdiscus
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.



General Databases

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.

Ebook Central
A collection of over 30,000 full-text e-book titles covering a wide range of academic subjects.

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.

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

Informit 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-

InfoTrac 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.

Ingenta
Gives access to over 15 million article citations and abstracts from over 27,000 publications covering a wide range of disciplines.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Use these resources to find eBooks relevant to your studies.

Most of our databases have a help menu. If you need help with the databases contact your subject librarian.



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Ebook Central

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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;

  • Who is making the content available, are they a reliable source?
  • Is the content they are presenting accurate?
  • 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

 

 


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.

Recommended Websites

The Skin Care Forum
An informational service for cosmetic professionals provided by BASF. Deals with various topics including the composition, structure and efficacy of cosmetic products, and new developments in the area of active ingredients.

InnerBody
A resource for accurate and easy-to-use information about human anatomy, exploring all systems of the human body. The interactive learning tool features over 300 high-resolution 3D CAD views of over 1500 objects in the body, covering all 13 major anatomical systems.

New Zealand Association of Registered Beauty Therapists
Website for the New Zealand Association of Registered Beauty Therapists which aims to provide support and improve professional beauty care in New Zealand.

Massage New Zealand
Massage New Zealand is the association of professional massage therapists in New Zealand. The purpose of MNZ is to promote the benefits of massage, provide the public with access to registered massage therapists and to support professional massage therapists throughout New Zealand.

Massage Therapy 101
An information guide on various aspects of massage; techniques, oils, therapy. Written and maintained by Tsavo Media Canada Inc., a publisher of online consumer information guides.



APA Referencing

How do I reference a website?
How do I reference a figure from a website?

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Evaluating the credibility of websites
Google Scholar

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:

  • Who is making the content available, are they a reliable source?
  • Is the content they are presenting accurate?
  • Is it biased towards political or commercial interests?

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.

Research Guides
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APA Referencing

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eTV Student Guide
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Evaluating the credibility of websites

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.

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