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Academic Complete
Coverage: A collection of scholarly ebooks from leading publishers, providing fulltext for more than 128,000 titles and covering subjects in Anthropology, Business & Economics, Computers & IT, Education, Engineering & Technology, Fine Arts, History, Language & Literature, Law, Life Sciences, Medicine, Physical Sciences, Psychology, Religion, Social Scineces et al.
Publication types: Books.
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Academic search complete
Coverage: A scholarly, multidisciplinary database providing indexing and abstracts for nearly 13,000 publications, including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, and others. Also includes full-text access to over 8,750 journals.
Date range: 1887-; Updated daily
Publication types: Journal articles
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Accident compensation cases
Coverage: Contains cases relating to accident compensation between 1986 to date. Contains all of the cases in the earlier report series Brookers Accident Compensation reports (BACR) New Zealand
Date range: 1986-
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ACM digital library
Coverage: Full text for articles published in ACM periodicals, transactions and proceedings, together with selected works published by affiliated organizations. Includes full text for ACM SIG Newsletters published since 1985.
Publication types: Journals, conference proceedings, books, theses.
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ACM guide to computing literature
Coverage: Computer science, information technology literature
Publication types: Books, journal articles, proceedings papers, doctoral dissertations, master's theses, or technical reports
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ACS publications
Coverage: All aspects of chemistry. Access to all ACS journals full text.
Date range: Current year and four preceding years.
Publication types: Journals.
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Acts
Also available through Brookers: Statutes of New Zealand
Coverage: New Zealand acts (since 1837) including amending acts. Interim website of NZ legislation, provided by the New Zealand Parliamentary Counsel Office, in association with Brookers. New Zealand.
Date range: 1837- Updated monthly
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Adams' land transfer (NZ)
Coverage: The core of the work is the annotated Land Transfer Act 1952, central to conveyancing practice and relevant sections of the Property Law Act 1952. Legislation also includes the Unit Titles Act 1972. It includes information on mortgages, overseas investment, residential tenancies and Maori land law for conveyancers. New Zealand
Date range: 1993-
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Adams on criminal law - Evidence
Coverage: Includes legislation and commentary on the Evidence Act 2006, Evidence Regulations, evidence in criminal cases and the repealed Evidence Act 1908.
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Adams on criminal law - Sentencing
Coverage: Collects together legislation and commentary relating to Sentencing, Parole, Victims Rights, Criminal Proceeds and Costs in Criminal Cases.
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Adams on criminal law
Coverage: Contains legislation and commentary relating to all areas of criminal law in New Zealand including the Crimes Act 1961 and other relevant legislation, evidence, sentencing, trial procedure, and the bill of rights. New Zealand.
Date range: 1992-
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Administrative law decisions :
Coverage: The authorised reports of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal, with notes of decisions not fully reported, from 1976. Also reported are cases on appeal from the Tribunal and other decisions relating generally to administrative law. Topics include anti-discrimination, bankruptcy, customs and excise, freedom of information, health, migration, natural justice, natural resources, social security, student assistance and veterans affairs. Australia
Date range: 1976-
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Adult relationships
Coverage: Contains information on: domestic violence (with a section-by-section commentary to the Domestic Violence Act 1995), marriage, spousal maintenance, counselling, separation and dissolution, and related legislation. New Zealand
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African American poetry
Coverage: The early history of African American poetry, from 1750 to 1900.
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AGIS Plus Text
Coverage: Provides Australian, New Zealand and Pacific law journals, and selected articles from major law journals from the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom. Covers banking, constitutional law, copyright, criminal law, environmental law, family law, human rights, international law, law and legal aid, and medical law.
Date range: Index: 1975- ; Full text: 1999- Updated monthly.
Publication types: Journals
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AGRICOLA
Coverage: All aspects of agriculture and allied disciplines, presented in two data sets, the National Agricultural Library's Online Public Access Catalog, and their Journal Article Citation Index.
Date range: 1970- Updated daily.
Publication types: Books, journals, reports.
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AGRIS
Coverage: A global public domain database with structured bibliographical records on agricultural science and technology. 77.68% of records are citations from scientific journals. The bibliographic references contain either links to the full text of the publication or additional information retrieved from related Internet resources.
Date range: 1975-
Publication types: Scientific journals, books, unpublished scientific reports, theses, conference papers, government publications
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AGU digital library
Coverage: Provides access to journals published by American Geophysical Union.
Date range: 1896-2002
Publication types: Journals
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All England law reports
Coverage: Full coverage of cases heard by the House of Lords, the Privy Council, both divisions of the Court of Appeal and all divisions of the High Court. Also includes important decisions of the EU's Court of Justice and Employment Appeal Tribunal.
Date range: 1936-
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American drama, 1714-1915
Coverage: Contains more than 1,500 dramatic works from the early eighteenth century up to the beginning of the twentieth century.
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American film scripts online
Coverage: Contains over 1,000 award-winning, critically-acclaimed and important U.S. film scripts from 1903-2006, together with detailed, fielded information on the scenes, characters and people related to the scripts (extensively linked to the Internet Movie Database). Browse or search by genre, subject, year, etc. Facsimile images for more than 500 of the screenplays are included. The primary focus of the database is the written work, rather than the film itself. It allows users to see and understand the structure of films, character development, beginnings and endings, plot points and scenes.
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American poetry
Coverage: Contains over 40,000 poems by more than 200 American poets from the Colonial Period to the early twentieth century.
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Annual bibliography of English language and literature, 1920
Coverage: Contains records covering monographs, periodical articles, critical editions of literary works, book reviews and collections of essays published anywhere in the world from 1920 onwards.
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Annual reviews
Coverage: Publishes authoritative, analytic reviews in disciplines within the Biomedical, Life, Physical, and Social Sciences. UC has access to all titles except economics.
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L'Année philologique
Coverage: The most comprehensive index for scholarly research in Classics.
Date range: 1924 to most recent indexing (often 2-3 years behind the published literature)
Publication types: Academic journals, books, theses and conference proceedings
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Anthropological index online
Coverage: Anthropology.
Date range: 1957-
Publication types: Academic journals held in The Anthropology Library at the British Museum
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AnthroSource
Coverage: Full text of the journals, newsletters and bulletins published by the American Anthropological Association.
Date range: Varies. Complete coverage from inception to the present for each title.
Publication types: Journals, newsletters, bulletins.
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Arctic & Antarctic regions
Coverage: World's largest collection of international polar databases. Comprehensive, premier information source, multidisciplinary in coverage.
Date range: 1800- Updated semi-annually.
Publication types: Journals, books, theses, conference proceedings.
Note: Mobile access: Arctic & Antarctic regions
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Art full text
Coverage: Provides full text plus abstracts and indexing of an international array of peer-selected publications, with expanded coverage of Latin American, Canadian, Asian and non-Western art, new artists, contemporary art, exhibition reviews, and feminist criticism. Subject coverage includes art and architectural history, film/cinema, museology, painting, photography, sculpture, television and video.
Date range: 1984- (indexing/abstracts); 1995- (full text)
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Art index retrospective (H.W. Wilson)
Coverage: Includes articles, interviews, reviews, etc. and features coverage of English-language periodicals, yearbooks and museum bulletins published in English, French, Italian, German, Spanish and Dutch.
Date range: 1929-1984
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ARTbibliographies modern
Coverage: Provides full abstracts of journal articles, books, exhibition catalogues, etc. on all forms of modern and contemporary art from the late 19th century onwards. Subjects covered include art history and theory, aesthetics and philosophy of art, ethnic and tribal art, museums and galleries, society and art, architecture, design, drawing and illustration, films and film-making, installation art, painting, photography since its invention, prints and printmaking, sculpture, typography, performance art.
Date range: 1960-
Publication types: Journal articles, books, dissertations, essays, exhibition catalogues and reviews
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Arts & humanities citation index (Web of science)
Coverage: Comprehensively indexes the world's leading arts and humanities journals.
Date range: 1975- (for citations); 2000- (for abstracts)
Publication types: Academic journals.
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ASABE technical library
Coverage: Provides full-text access to ASAE standards, journals, conference proceedings, textbooks, and monographs.
Date range: 1995-
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ASCE research library
Coverage: The ASCE Research Library provides access to full-text papers from ASCE Journals and Proceedings published across all disciplines of civil engineering. (UC access does not include conference proceedings)
Date range: varies
Publication types: Journal articles, conference proceedings, reports.
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Assent legislation of New Zealand
Coverage: Contains original, unannotated versions of all principal and amendment acts (as assented by the Governor General), and regulations in the Statutory Regulations series, from 1997 onwards. New Zealand
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ASTM standards (Engineering Workbench)
Coverage: Please register before using for the first time
Provides access to ASTM Standards as well as an index of International & Industry standards from over 350 organisations. Historical Documents are not part of UC subscription.
Publication types: Standards
Note: Check the "My Subscriptions" box for access to only the standards in UC collection. First-time use requires registration -- Please sign out when finished.
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AtoJs online
Coverage: Contains digitised reports from selected volumes of the Appendix to the Journals of the House of Representatives.
Date range: 1850s -1945 (some volumes from this period have yet to be added to the collection)
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Australasian Digital Thesis Program
Coverage: A collaborative distributed database of theses produced at Australian and New Zealand universities. The searchable database links back to complete digitized versions of the theses.
Publication types: Theses
Note: ADT ceased operation as at 28 March, 2011. Content is accessible from Trove, National Library of Australia.
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Australia New Zealand reference centre
Coverage: Combines Australia and New Zealand specific magazines, newspapers, magazines, reference books and company information. Covers current events, business, sports and many other subjects.
Date range: 1975-
Publication types: Journal literature, newspapers
Note: Mobile access: Australia/New Zealand reference centre
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Australian education index
Coverage: Consists of Australian Education Index (AEI) and Bibliography of Education Theses in Australia (BETA). Covers literature relevant to Australian education.
Date range: 1978-
Publication types: Journal articles, conference proceedings, reports. Updated quarterly
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