Māori & Indigenous Art

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Browse The Collection

There is a separate Māori Collection in both the Hawke's Bay and Tairāwhiti campus libraries.
All resources that are on a Māori subject, are written by Māori authors or are written for Māori students are shelved in these collections according to the Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC) system. That is, a book about Māori carving will be in the Māori Collection, shelved under the DDC number of 736. All items in these collections are identified by a kowhaiwhai sticker.

700 - 708 Art Theory & History
709 Artists
720 - 729 Architecture
730 - 739 Sculpture
741 Drawing
741.6 Graphic Design
746 Textile Arts / Weaving
750 - 759 Painting
760 Printmaking
770 Photography


Subject Contact

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

Adam Smith - Hawke's Bay
ph| (06) 8301067
email| asmith@eit.ac.nz



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E Journals

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Artforum International

An international contemporary art magazine covering sculpture, painting, mixed media, and installation works


Australian and New Zealand Journal of Art

The ANZJA is Australasia's principal refereed art history journal. The journal is dedicated to research in art history, art practice, art theory, and, exhibition and museum studies.


Cultural Survival Quarterly Magazine

In-depth analyses on topics affecting the survival of indigenous peoples.


Mai Journal: A NZ journal of indigenous scholarship

MAI Journal is an open access journal that publishes multidisciplinary peer-reviewed articles around indigenous knowledge and development in the context of Aotearoa New Zealand. It continues Mai Review which has ceased publication.


Te Karaka

This is the journal of Ngai Tahu iwi.


Te Kaharoa

Te Kaharoa is a free-access, multi-disciplinary, refereed, e-journal focusing on indigenous Pacific issues



Print Journals

AlterNative
Art Asiapacific
Art New Zealand (Hawke's Bay)
Art New Zealand (Tairāwhiti)
Mana Magazine (Hawke's Bay)
Mana Magazine (Tairāwhiti)
The Journal of New Zealand Art History
The Journal of the Polynesian Society
The Journal of the Polynesian Society

Specific Databases

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-

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.

INZART Index to New Zealand Art
An index of journal and news articles relating to New Zealand art and artists.



New Zealand Databases

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

NZ Research
Includes peer-reviewed and other research from universities, polytechnics, and research organisations throughout New Zealand.

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.



General Databases

Biography in Context
Biographies from respected Gale Group sources including full-text articles from hundreds of periodicals. With the Complete Marquis Who's Who(R), find quick reference information on an additional 900,000 people.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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Google Books

Search Google books for electronic book titles online. Most of the books you can find via Google Books have restricted content. If you find a book you would like through Google Books that does not have much content available, and it is not available via our other resources, complete this interloan form and we will obtain it from another library for you.

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Online Books

Getty Publications Virtual Library
Free digital backlist titles from the Getty Publications Archives

Guggenheim
Free digital books from the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

Met Publications
Five decades of Metropolitan Museum of Art publications on art history

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?

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Recommended Websites

Archive of Māori and Pacific music

Includes commercial and field recordings of vocal and instrumental music, oral histories, stories and language resources. NB: most recordings will need to be requested. Email the items accession number to ampm@auckland.ac.nz; they will check any copyright restrictions and then provide you with the audio files.

The Big Idea/Te Aria Nui

An online hub providing resources for the creative sector.

Creative New Zealand

The national arts development agency developing, investing in and advocating for the arts.

Find New Zealand Artists

A database of New Zealand artists.

Google Arts & Design

Access to high-resolution images of artworks from galleries and museums from around the world.

He Ao Kotahi

Video series of prominent Māori artists travelling and highlighting similarities with other indigenous cultures. Also includes other information on Māori art and artists.

Karanga: Ngā reo o ngā Wāhine Māori

In 1995, as part of the celebration of Te Tau o Teo Reo Māori the Ministry of Women's Affairs (now Ministry for Women) arranged for Māori women to be interviewed in Te Reo Māori.

Ko Aotearoa Tēnei: WAI 262

The Waitangi Tribunal report on the Wai 262 claim relates to New Zealand law and policy affecting Māori culture and intellectual property.

Letting Space

Based in Wellington, Letting Space seeks to transform the relationship between artists, the public and their environments to enable social change.

Maia Gallery: Toihoukura School of Maori Visual Arts

A showcase and hub for students from Toihoukura, along with other artists, to exhibit, create and share their work.

NZ Māori Arts & Crafts Institute

Officially recognised national institute through the Rotorua Maori Arts and Crafts Institute Act (1963), NZMACI is the home of the national schools of carving and weaving, and also operates the national school for canoe construction.

NZ Māori Arts & Crafts Institute

Officially recognised national institute through the Rotorua Maori Arts and Crafts Institute Act (1963), NZMACI is the home of the national schools of carving and weaving, and also operates the national school for canoe construction.

Toi Iho
A showcase and hub for students from Toihoukura, along with other artists, to exhibit, create and share their work.

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.

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eTV Student Guide
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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
Hotere
The Impressionists
Simon Schama’s Power of Art


media net

Medianet (on-campus only)
Medianet allows you to watch a selection of digitised films and videos from Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision’s archival collections. These include feature films, home movies, short films, documentaries, local history items, music videos, children’s films and much more. Medianet can only be accessed on-campus. You can search the Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision online catalogue at www.ngataonga.org.nz/catalogues/


Lynda.com has a large number of video learning resources in business, design, marketing, photography, video, music, animation, education, IT, software and much more. Lynda.com can be used to improve your technology skills, or other skills required as part of your coursework - take a look or talk to your tutor to discuss what might complement your learning.


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