Research Databases and E-books

EBSCO eBook Collection

Search and view the full text of eBooks

EBSCO eBook Academic Collection

This growing subscription package contains a large selection of multidisciplinary eBook titles representing a broad range of academic subject matter, and is a strong complement for any academic collection. The breadth of information available through this package ensures that users will have access to information relevant to their research needs.



Search across EBSCO databases - Australia New Zealand Reference Centre & MasterFile Premier


Australia New Zealand Reference Centre


Newspaper and magazine articles with an emphasis on New Zealand and Australian titles. Includes most major New Zealand daily newspapers.

MasterFile Premier


Full text access to articles from over 2000 major international publications such as Time, Newsweek, & New Scientist. Covers virtually every subject area.


Encyclopaedia Britannica Online Academic Edition


Search the online version of Encyclopaedia Britannica


Academic OneFile


Academic OneFile is a sophisticated, current and easy-to-use resource for extensive research. With millions of articles available in both PDF and HTML full text, researchers are able to find accurate information quickly.


Biography In Context


An extensive range of contemporary and historical biographies of notable people. It is searchable by name, nationality, and occupation.


Books & Authors


Search or browse for books by genre, author, age group, period or theme – or find award winners.

Business Reference Suite


Search across three related business databases: Business and Industry; Business and Management Practices; and TableBase.


Contemporary Women's Issues


Articles & reports on women's issues from professional & popular journals, & newspapers.


Discovering Collection


Search a range of subjects including history, literature, geography, and biographies. A multimedia gallery is also included.


General OneFile


Research a very wide range of topics in the many millions of articles from news media and magazines.


Global Issues In Context


International viewpoints on a broad spectrum of global issues, topics, and current events.


Health & Wellness Resource Center


Authoritative answers to health and medical questions from a huge range of health/medical resources.


Literature Resource Center


Critical essays, book reviews, biographies and author interviews from a range of periods and genres.


Opposing Viewpoints In Context


Mulitple perspectives on major contentious social, political and technological issues. Includes topical overviews and point of view articles.


Science In Context


Information on hundreds of today's most significant science topics.


Virtual Reference Library


Selected reference books containing biography, literature, social sciences information.


World History In Context


Covers events and people that have shaped the world from ancient to modern times.


Oxford Art Online


Reference articles on all forms of fine arts and artists including architecture, design and traditional crafts. Included in Oxford Art Online is Grove Art, The Oxford Companion to Western Art, Encyclopedia of Aesthetics and The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms.




Oxford English Dictionary Online

oxford english

A searchable online version of the Oxford English Dictionary





Oxford Music Online


Reference articles on musicians, composers, instruments, and periods. Included in Oxford Music Online is Grove Music, The Oxford Dictionary of Music and The Oxford Companion to Music.




Informit New Zealand Collection


Informit New Zealand Collection provides easy access to full text content published in, or of relevance to, New Zealand. Multidisciplinary