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Gale virtual reference library
Coverage: Provides print reference titles in a database format.
Publication types: ebooks
Note: University of Canterbury has access to a small subset of e-books in the Gale Virtual Reference Library: Complete dictionary of scientific biography; Blackwell encyclopedia of management; Encyclopedia of volcanoes, and Treaties, alliances of the world.
Help: Title list
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Garrow and Turkington's criminal law in New Zealand
Coverage: Provides concise, fully referenced commentary to every section of the Crimes Act 1961, and includes discussion of recent authorities, emerging case law trends, legislative reform, and academic articles. Also included is the text of the Misuse of Drugs Act 1975, with commentary. There is a comprehensive set of Appendices and a newly added division on the New Zealand Bill of Rights Act 1990, with commentary.
Date range: 1991-
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Gartner
Coverage: Gartner provides technology research to enable informed decisions on key information technology initiatives. Includes trends, technologies and analysis of products.
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Gault on commercial law
Coverage: Contains legislation and commentary relating to the Consumer Guarantees Act, the Commerce Act, the Fair Trading Act, and various other commercial statutes. New Zealand
Date range: 1994-
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GeoRef
Coverage: Contains nearly 2 million citations covering the geology of North America from 1785 and that of the rest of the world from 1933. Topics covered include geophysics and structural geology, economic geology, minerals and petroleum, palaeontology and stratigraphy, engineering and environmental geology, geomorphology, soils and quaternary geology, igneous and metamorphic petrology, hydrogeology, geochemistry, aerial geology and maps.
Date range: 1785- Updated monthly
Publication types: Journals, theses
Help: Online Demo -- Quick start guide (PDF)
Endnote: Adding records to EndNote
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GeoScienceWorld
Coverage: Covers geological and earth sciences and includes GeoRef searching.
Publication types: Journals
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Global issues in context
Coverage: Focuses on broad issues, such as war, genocide, terrorism, human rights, poverty, famine, globalization, world trade, nuclear proliferation, and global warming, as well as more specific events and topics in the news that are related to these broader issues, such as genocide in Darfur, product safety of Chinese imports, sectarian violence in Iraq, changing weather patterns across the globe, and disaster recovery in Indonesia and New Orleans.
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Google scholar
Coverage: Provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. Links to UC Library resources are available.
Help: To see UC links, use Scholar Preferences and choose University of Canterbury in the Library Links section.
Endnote: Adding records to EndNote
Access: No access restrictions

Grove art online (Oxford art online)
Coverage: Consists of Grove Art Online, the online version of The Dictionary of Art (1996, 34 vols) with ongoing updates, plus the full text of The Oxford Companion to Western Art (2001); The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms (2001); and the Encyclopedia of Aesthetics (1998). Artist biographies, subject entries, and images can be searched or browsed, and additional learning resources include features such as timelines and thematic guides.
Help: Guided tour -- Tips for Experienced Grove Art Online Users (PDF)
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Grove music online (Oxford music online)
Coverage: Consists of the full text with ongoing updates of The new Grove dictionary of music and musicians, 2nd ed., The new Grove dictionary of opera, and The new Grove dictionary of jazz, 2nd ed.
Note: Some of the illustrations in articles are missing because of copyright issues. OUP is in the process of obtaining permissions for online use, where necessary.
Help: Guided tour -- Tips for Experienced Grove Music Online Users (PDF)
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