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Databases - Alphabetical

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A-to-Z (SFX)
Provides access to electronic journals available from full-text databases and publishers. Search by journal title or browse


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).


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 Plus
Australian and New Zealand specific magazines, newspapers, newswires and reference books.

CCH Books
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.


CCH New Zealand Online Library

Full-text New Zealand legal resources published by CCH New Zealand. Includes: Business Law; Company and Securities Law; Employment and HR; and Tax Law and Cases.


CINAHL Complete
CINAHL (Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature) Complete is a comprehensive source of full-text nursing and allied health journals, including physical, occupational and respiratory therapy, medical and laboratory technology, emergency services, medical records, medical assisting and health education.


Cochrane Library
A collection of databases that contain high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making. Includes systematic reviews, controlled trials and clinical answers.


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.


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.


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 combined access to EBSCO databases including: SPORTDiscus; GreenFILE; MasterFILE Complete; Australia/New Zealand Reference Centre Plus; CINAHL Complete and MEDLINE.


ERIC (Education Resources Information Center) is a digital library of education-related literature (abstract and full-text) including journal articles, conferences, government documents, theses, reports, bibliographies and books.


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
Search a range of Gale’s academic and specialist databases including: Gale Academic OneFile; Gale General OneFile; Gale OneFile Australia and New Zealand; Gale in Context collections; and Gale eBooks.


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.


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.


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)
A searchable database containing abstracts and descriptions of articles from approximately 1000 periodicals and newspapers published in New Zealand from the early 1900s to the present day.


JBI (Joanna Briggs Institute)
Evidence-based practice content from the 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 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.


MasterFILE Complete
A multidisciplinary database providing full-text to over 3,000 general reference magazines, journals and e-books. Also includes full-text primary course documents, biographies, reference titles, videos and other sources.


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.


O'Reilly (Safari Books Online)
O'Reilly 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 O'Reilly you have all the information you need from the most trusted authors and innovators at your fingertips.


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 47 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 175 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 Collection; Accounting, Tax & Banking Collection; Business Market Research Collection; Asian & European Business Collection and Career & Technical Education Database: Business.


ProQuest Central Health & Medicine
Search Proquest Central's health and medicine databases including: Consumer Health; Health & Medical Collection; Healthcare Administration; Nursing & Allied Health; Psychology; ProQuest Research Library: Health & Medicine; and ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global: Health & Medicine.


ProQuest Central News & Newspapers
Search Proquest Central’s news and newspapers databases including Global Breaking Newswires and International Newsstream, which includes Australia & New Zealand Newsstream.

ProQuest Central Science & Technology
Search Proquest Central's science and technology databases including: Advanced Technologies & Aerospace; Agriculture Science; Biological Science; Computer Science; Earth, Atmospheric & Aquatic Science; Engineering; Environmental Science; Materials Science; Military; Science; Telecommunications; and ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global: Science & Technology.


ProQuest Central Social Sciences

Search Proquest Central’s social sciences databases including: Criminal Justice; Education; LGBT Magazine Archive; Library Science; Linguistics; Political Science; Psychology; Religion; Social Science; and Sociology.

ProQuest Central The Arts
Search Proquest Central's arts databases including: Arts and Humanities Database; ProQuest Research Library: The Arts; andProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global: The Arts.


ProQuest Dissertations & Theses (PQDT) Global
The world’s most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses. PQDTGlobal includes millions of searchable citations to dissertations and theses from 1861 to the present day  and offers full text for most of the dissertations added since 1997.


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.


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


Science Direct

ScienceDirect is a leading full-text database of peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters in the: health sciences; life sciences; social sciences; and humanities and physical sciences and engineering.


SciQuest Australasian e-Library of Veterinary and Animal Science
A searchable e-library of New Zealand and Australian veterinary and animal science publications, and veterinary continuing education publications. Full-text access for EIT is limited to the New Zealand Veterinary Nursing Library (a complete archive of annual conference proceedings of the NZ Veterinary Nursing Association (NZVNA) and a comprehensive archive of selected articles from the New Zealand Veterinary Nurse, the quarterly journal of the NZVNA), the New Zealand Veterinary Association (NZVA) Special Interest Branch Proceedings, and open access content. Articles from the New Zealand Veterinary Journal found in SciQuest can be accessed from the journal's website.


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 journals available from full-text databases and publishers. Search by journal title or browse.


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.


Te Puna
Te Puna Search (WorldCat Discovery) is a search service which provides access to what is held in New Zealand libraries and worldwide.


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



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