Databases - G

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.
Access: Maximum 20 concurrent users

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-

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
Endnote: Adding records to EndNote

Coverage: Covers geological and earth sciences and includes GeoRef searching.
Publication types: Journals

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

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.

Grove music online.
Coverage: The authoritative resource for music research with over 57,000 articles written by over 6,000 scholars charting the diverse history, theory and cultures of music around the globe. The online edition first launched in 2001 includes updated versions of previous Grove publications as well as hundreds of articles commissioned specifically for the online edition.