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Brookers statutes of New Zealand
Coverage: Contains: Principal acts (all changes fully consolidated) and related amendment acts, acts not yet or partly in force, repealed acts (since Jan. 1994, plus selected major acts repealed before 1994), imperial acts deemed to be in force in New Zealand, history and editorial notes. New Zealand
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Safari books online
Coverage: A library of books on information technology, digitized and made available by Safari Books Online in conjunction with the original publishers.
Publication types: Books.
Note: Click on View all Titles to browse subscribed titles. If the login screen appears, click on the "connect to Safari as part of an academic license" link for access.
Help: User guides -- Titles list
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Sage journals online
Coverage: Full text access to SAGE journals in Business, Humanities, Social Sciences, and Science, Technology and Medicine. UC subscribes to Premier collection.
Publication types: Journals, conference proceedings, books.
Help: User guide
Endnote: Adding records to EndNote
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SAGE knowledge
Coverage: A selection of encyclopedias covering business, communication & media, health, psychology, science and sociology.
Publication types: Books.
Help: Titles list
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SAGE research methods
Coverage: Sage Research Methods provides the most comprehensive picture available today of research methods (quantitative, qualitative and mixed methods)across the social and behavioural sciences. It includes more than 175,000 pages of SAGE book and reference material on research methods as well as editorially selected material from SAGE journals. In addition, SRMO contains content from more than 600 books, (CU has access to 671) including the complete Quantitative Applications in the Social Sciences "Little Green Books" series from SAGE.
Publication types: Books, journal articles, full text, and videos.
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ScienceDirect
Coverage: Full text of journals published by Elsevier Science. Primary science, medicine and technology. Some titles from social science and commerce.
Date range: 1995-
Publication types: Journals
Note: Works best with Firefox and Internet Explorer with MS Windows. Mac/Safari may be unable to access full ScienceDirect functionality. If unable to print a PDF, save it first, then print. See also: tips from SciVerse
Help: User guides -- ScienceDirect Backfiles
Endnote: Adding records to EndNote
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SciFinder
Coverage: Please register before using SciFinder for the first time
Chemical Abstracts and Registry databases for a broad range of chemical literature and substance information. Coverage includes "chemistry" in its broadest sense ranging from biochemistry to pharmacy to pharmacology to chemical engineering. Also includes Medline (major index to world biomedical literature).
Date range: 1907-
Publication types: Journals, book chapters, patents, conference proceedings, technical reports and dissertations.
Note: First-time use requires registration -- Please sign out when finished.
Help: User Registration (PDF) -- Tutorials and User Guides -- sfr to akx Conversion Tool
Endnote: Adding records to EndNote
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Scitation
Coverage: Scitation+SPIN provides cross-access searching for journals published by the American Institute of Physics and other science and engineering societies.
Date range: 1975-
Publication types: Journals, conference proceedings.
Help: Scitation Help
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Scopus
Coverage: Multidisciplinary, especially Life, Health and Physical Sciences.
Date range: 1966- Updated daily
Publication types: Journal literature
Note: PDFs will only download if UC has access; use the "Search for full text" button instead. Scopus works best with Firefox and Internet Explorer with MS Windows. Mac/Safari may be unable to access full functionality. See also: tips from SciVerse
Help: Scopus tutorials
Endnote: Adding records to Endnote
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Securities law
Coverage: Contains securities legislation and commentary.
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Sentencing tracker
Coverage: A database that identifies sentencing ranges for criminal offences. Updated daily, this service allows users to identify sentence ranges by searching a wide range of sentencing factors.
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SIAM journals online
Coverage: Provides access to the electronic editions of the research journals published by SIAM.
Date range: 1997-
Note: Older issues of SIAM journals are available in Locus SIAM's online journal archive, 1953 - 1996. UC subscribes to both SJO and Locus.
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Sim's Court practice
Access: No access restrictions

SIRCA
Coverage: Contains data from both exchange-traded markets (e.g. stocks, commodities, futures and options) and over-the-counter markets (e.g. foreign exchange, money market securities and swaps) from throughout the World with a focus on markets in Australasian region. Much of the over-the-counter data is sourced from Reuters. The intraday stock market data includes data from the ASX and NZX. Besides, it includes global news, ASX listed Company Corporate Governance as well as Company Announcements.
Note: New users must set up an account for access. Please contact Janette Nicolle, Commerce subject librarian for access.
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SNL financial
Coverage: Covers North American banking and insurance private and public companies. Provides standardized and as-reported financials, sector-specific templates, asset-level data, mapping and regulatory data, along with analytical tools to help with company assessment.
Note: Each user must register and have their own login id and password (you must use your UC email address to register).
Help: How to install the Excel Add-in
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Social sciences citation index (Web of science)
Coverage: Covers the journal literature of the social sciences.
Date range: 1898-
Publication types: Academic journals.
Note: Web of Knowledge does not support Internet Explorer 9 (IE9) at this time. Possible display problems can be resolved by using the "Compatibility View" option. This feature can be found under Tools > Compatibility View. For more details, see Microsoft knowledgebase.
Help: WoS Online Tutorial -- WoS Quick Reference Card (PDF) -- Cited reference searching tutorial
Endnote: Adding records to EndNote
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SocINDEX with full text
Coverage: Offers comprehensive coverage of sociology, encompassing all sub-disciplines and closely related areas of study. Contains full text for 890 journals dating back to 1908. This database also includes full text for more than 850 books and monographs, and full text for over 16,800 conference papers. This product also contains informative abstracts for more than 1,300 "core" coverage journals dating as far back as 1895.
Date range: 1895-
Publication types: Journals, books
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Sociological abstracts
Coverage: Sociology, social work, human services and related disciplines
Date range: 1952-
Publication types: Academic journals, books, book chapters, book reviews, dissertations, conference papers
Help: Online Demo -- Quick start guide (PDF)
Endnote: Adding records to EndNote
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Spectrum
Coverage: Includes information from New Zealand science and technology databases: BUGS (index of NZ invertebrates); BRANZ, (Building Research Association of NZ); CCA (Cement and Concrete Association of NZ); FISH (MAF Fisheries); GEOBIB (bibliography of NZ geology); GEOPUB (Institute of Geological & Nuclear Sciences publications catalogue); STIX (New Zealand science and technology index and abstracts); RSNZ (The Royal Society of New Zealand). Also, RSNZ web site provides abstracts (with full text from 2002) for all Royal Society journals.
Publication types: Journals, books, theses, conference proceedings.
Help: Connect to Royal Society of New Zealand web site
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SPORTDiscus with Full Text
Coverage: Provides full text for sports & sports medicine journals, covering all areas of sports and sports medicine literature.
Date range: 1985-
Publication types: Journal literature
Note: Mobile access: SPORTDiscus with Full Text
Help: Tutorials
Endnote: Adding records to EndNote
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SpringerLink
Coverage: Provides full-text online access to electronic journals and books published by Springer. Mainly covers science, technology and medicine, but is also particularly strong in philosophy. Register to receive alerts and access to journals outside the UC subscription.
Publication types: Journal literature
Note: A green icon next to a title indicates full access.
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Stability constants database (The IUPAC stability constants database)
Coverage: Contains all significant stability constants and associated thermodynamic data published, including all stability constants from volumes published by the Royal Society of Chemistry and by IUPAC.
Date range: 1887-
Publication types: Data
Note: This is not available off-campus. You will need to create a desktop shortcut that connects directly to Stability Constants. Navigate to the U:\Library\Shortcuts folder and drag a copy of the 'Stability Constants' shortcut out of that folder onto your desktop.
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Standards New Zealand
Coverage: Contains New Zealand (NZS) and Joint Australian / New Zealand (AS/NZS) Standards.
Publication types: Standards
Note: Users must abide by Conditions of Use: Standards may not be retained after use, circulated electronically (including via email) or placed on a network. Please read full Terms & Conditions before using Standards Online Library
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Stanford encyclopedia of philosophy
Coverage: Stanford encyclopedia of philosophy is a dynamic reference work; each entry is maintained and kept up to date by an expert or group of experts in the field. As the current version is dynamic, i.e. responsive to new research, it is best to cite from the fixed editions which are made on a quarterly basis and stored in the database Archives.
Date range: Updated quarterly
Publication types: Encyclopedias
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Statistics for universities
Coverage: Consists of a data package provided by Statistics New Zealand to New Zealand Universities: Infoshare, Access to Microdata (AtoM), and basic New Zealand Confidentialised Unit Record Files (CURFS).
Publication types: Statistics
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Statutory interpretation
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Summary proceedings
Coverage: Deals with every aspect of criminal proceedings in the District Court, including Judge-alone summary hearings, District Court jury trials, the preliminary stages of indictable proceedings, and proceedings in the Youth Court. New Zealand
Date range: 1994-
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