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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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Blackwell reference online. Classics
Coverage: Includes titles from the Blackwell Companion series and covers classical history, religion, philosophy and art.
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Cambridge books online
Coverage: Provides access to books from Cambridge University Press, covering subjects from all disciplines across science, technology and medicine, as well as humanities and social sciences.
Note: UC has access to only a small number of titles. Click the "Access to" link at the top of CBO to view these or restrict search to "Cambridge Library Collection"
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Cambridge histories online
Coverage: Provides access to the texts of the Cambridge Histories series. Includes American, British and Pacific history, Language and linguistics, Literary studies, Music, Philosophy, Political and social theory, Religious studies, Theatre studies and performing arts and Warfare.
Date range: Cambridge Histories Online Archive to end of 2012
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CCH New Zealand eBooks Collection
Publication types: books
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Early English books online
Coverage: EEBO reproduces works printed between 1473-1700 from Pollard and Redgrave's Short-title catalogue, Wing's Short-title catalogue, the Thomason Tracts, and Early English Tract Supplement.
Date range: 1473-1700
Publication types: Books, pamphlets, periodicals, newspapers, letters, public documents, almanacs and calendars, and other primary sources.
Help: User guides -- EEBO demo -- EEBO Interactions
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EBL ebook library
Coverage: Multidisciplinary.
Publication types: Books.
Note: Please log out when finished.
Help: EBL Help -- To see UC owned titles: use browse or advanced search and select "Limit search to titles owned by your Library" -- EBL eBooks can be downloaded to iPad, iPhone or Sony eReader; see the EBL Help pages for information.
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Ebrary
Coverage: Covers all subjects and new titles are continually added. Most titles have one user only.
Publication types: Books.
Note: Ebrary does not require special software but the ebrary Plug-in Reader gives additional functionality. To download the software, see ebrary Help
Help: User guides
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EBSCO eBook collection
Coverage: A library of electronic books covering topics in education, sociology and psychology, as well as the full-text of a large number of older works in the public domain.
Publication types: Books.
Note: Only one user can access a title at a time.
Help: Help with using EBSCO eBook Collection -- Titles List
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ENGnetBASE
Coverage: Provides full text for a collection of engineering handbooks and reference titles from CRC Press. Search across all titles or browse by category. Individual titles open as a PDF file showing the Table of Contents, which can be browsed and has clickable links to each chapter for further viewing.
Publication types: Books
Help: Tutorials -- Titles list
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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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Handbooks in economics
Coverage: Fields of economics covered: agricultural, computational, defense, development, economic forecasting, economic growth, econometrics, art and culture, education, giving, reciprocity and altruism, environmental, experimental, game theory and more.
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IEEE-Wiley Ebooks Library
Coverage: Covers bioengineering, power and energy, and communication technologies, among other growing areas of research.
Date range: 1974-2013
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Lecture notes in computer science
Coverage: The series Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS), including its subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence (LNAI), reports the latest results from all areas of computer science and information technology research, development and education. All new LNCS volumes are published simultaneously in printed version and electronically.
Date range: 1997-2009
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Leisure tourism database
Coverage: Provides information on leisure, recreation, tourism and hospitality research.
Note: For advanced searching, full text links, alerts, and RSS Feeds, please use the Abstracts Database. Please logout when finished.
Help: User Guides -- Serials cited
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Literature online
Coverage: Contains works of English and American poetry, drama and prose, full-text literature journals, and other key criticism and reference resources.
Help: Using Literature online
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Momentum Press online
Coverage: Titles covering sensor technology, applied science, mechanical & energy engineering, materials science & engineering, manufacturing automation and control, construction/ civil and environmental engineering.
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OECD iLibrary
Coverage: Provides access to all OECD books, periodicals and statistical databases.
Date range: 1998-
Publication types: Books, journals, statistics
Note: UC subscription does not include all titles - a smiley face icon indicates full access.
Help: Getting started (PDF) -- iLibrary themes (PDF) -- Old SourceOECD site
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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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Oxford bibliographies online
Coverage: UC has access to 10 subject areas: Anthropology, Art History, Chinese Studies, Classics, Criminology, Education, Islamic Studies, Management, Philosophy, Renaissance and Reformation, .
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Oxford English dictionary
Coverage: Provides the meaning, history, and pronunciation of words from the English-speaking world. OED also offers etymological analysis and listing of variant spellings, and it shows pronunciation using the International Phonetic Alphabet.
Help: Quick start guide (PDF)
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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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Oxford reference online
Coverage: The two collections contain over 300 dictionary, language reference, and subject reference works published by Oxford University Press. CU subscribes to 214 of the 316. It is a fully-indexed, cross-searchable database of these books, giving access to a comprehensive information resource. The Premium Collection offers all of the above, plus added functionality and more detailed information across a broad subject range from titles in the Oxford Companions Series, to enhance the coverage already provided by the Core Collection.
Date range: Latest editions. Updated three times per annum
Publication types: Encyclopedias, dictionaries
Note: UC subscribes to the Premium Collection
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Oxford scholarship online
Coverage: CU has access to monographs in the following collections: History, 2012-2013; Literature, 2011-2013; Music, 2012-2013; Palliative Care, 2011-2013; Political Science, 2011-2012; Public Health & Epidemiology, 2009-2013.
Publication types: Books, full text
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PsycBOOKS
Coverage: Includes books published by APA and others as well as content of historical significance from the Archives of the History of American Psychology (AHAP) collection. Also contains classic books in psychology dating from the 1600s and entries from the APA/Oxford University Press Encyclopedia of Psychology.
Help: Tutorials
Endnote: Adding records to EndNote
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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 knowledge
Coverage: A selection of encyclopedias covering business, communication & media, health, psychology, science and sociology.
Publication types: Books.
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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 eBooks
Coverage: Online versions of Elsevier encyclopedias in natural sciences, chemistry and social sciences. Includes access to engineering eBooks (pre-2007 titles).
Help: Major Reference Works Titles
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SpringerLink Behavioral science collection
Coverage: Covers monographs, textbooks, handbooks and reference works in the field of behavioral science.
Date range: 2011
Note: Use the Content Type panel to narrow the selection of titles. A green icon next to a title indicates full access.
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SpringerLink Biomedical and life sciences collection
Coverage: Covers biomedicine, food sciences, environmental sciences and plant sciences.
Date range: 2005-2007; 2010-2011
Note: Use the Content Type panel to narrow the selection of titles. A green icon next to a title indicates full access.
Help: Title information
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SpringerLink Business and economics collection
Coverage: Covers monographs, textbooks, handbooks and reference works in the fields of business and economics.
Date range: 2010-2011
Note: Use the Content Type panel to narrow the selection of titles. A green icon next to a title indicates full access.
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SpringerLink Computer science collection
Coverage: Covers computer and information sciences.
Date range: 2005-2010, 2015
Note: Use the Content Type panel to narrow the selection of titles. A green icon next to a title indicates full access.
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SpringerLink Earth and environmental science collection
Coverage: Covers monographs, textbooks, handbooks and reference works in the fields of earth and environmental sciences.
Date range: 2011, 2013, 2015
Note: Use the Content Type panel to narrow the selection of titles. A green icon next to a title indicates full access.
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SpringerLink Engineering collection
Coverage: Covers engineering monographs, textbooks, handbooks and reference works.
Date range: 2009-2010, 2012, 2014-2016
Note: Use the Content Type panel to narrow the selection of titles. A green icon next to a title indicates full access.
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SpringerLink Humanites, social science and law collection
Coverage: Covers humanites, social science and law monographs, textbooks, handbooks and reference works.
Date range: 2012
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SpringerLink Physics and Astronomy collection
Coverage: Covers physics and astronomy monographs, textbooks, handbooks and reference works.
Date range: 2009-2010
Note: Use the Content Type panel to narrow the selection of titles. A green icon next to a title indicates full access.
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Taylor & Francis eBooks
Coverage: Contains e-book collections in the subject areas of: Arts; Behavioral Sciences; Computer Science; Earth Sciences; Economics; Education; Engineering & Technology; Environmental Studies & Management; Geography; Humanities; Language & Literature; Law; Mathematics & Statistics; Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing & Allied Health; Physical Sciences; Social Sciences; Social Work; Sports,Leisure, Travel & Tourism; Urban Studies.
Note: Tick "full access only" then click browse to find the titles the Library has purchased. Works best with Microsoft Internet Explorer 7.0 & 8.0; other browsers are compatible but may include nonfunctioning features.
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Wiley online library reference works
Coverage: Online versions of Wiley reference works in biology, chemistry and neuroscience. Also includes eBooks from Blackwell Companion series covering philosophy, religion, business, economics, language and linguistics.
Help: Titles list
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