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Papers past
Coverage: Papers Past contains digitised New Zealand and Pacific newspapers from the 19th and 20th centuries (up to 1950 for some titles), magazines and journals from 1861 to 2017, and digitised reports from volumes of the Appendix to the Journals of the House of Representatives (AJHRs) and the Votes and Proceedings of the House of Representatives.
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Coverage: An online business information system providing business intelligence on industries, countries, and consumers. It offers integrated access to statistics, reports, insightful comment and business information sources. Coverage is global, more than 200 countries are researched.
Date range: 1990s-; Updated daily
Note: New users must complete Euromonitor account registration upon first accessing the database (the account created will be tied to your Open Athens sign in and logged in to automatically next time you access the database).
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Penn world table
Coverage: PWT is a database with information on relative levels of income, output, inputs and productivity, with country and period coverage depending on the release.
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People management plus
Coverage: Provides information on the employment process, from recruiting to exiting. The Library has access to the following modules: Hiring employees, Drafting staff handbooks, HR forms, Protecting employees, Exiting employees.
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Personal grievances.
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Personal injury in New Zealand
Date range: 1992-
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Coverage: Searchable directory of online philosophical articles and books by academic philosophers.
Note: Set up a user account to link to UC subscribed content (see Preferences > At my library). To use this feature, enable off-campus access also.
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The PILOTS database
Coverage: The PILOTS database is an electronic index to the worldwide literature on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other mental-health consequences of exposure to traumatic events. It is produced by the National Center for PTSD.
Date range: 1871-
Publication types: Journals.
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Coverage: Full text information from the Pacific Islands. Includes newspapers, magazines and TV content.
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Political Science Complete
Coverage: Provides full text and indexing and abstracts for comparative politics, humanitarian issues, international relations, law and legislation, non-governmental organizations and political theory. Also features more than full-text reference books and monographs and conference papers, including those of the International Political Science Association.
Date range: 1914-
Publication types: Journal literature
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Coverage: Provides access to newspapers from NZ and around the world in full-color, full-page format on the day they are published.
Date range: Varies by title but in some cases extends back 15 years.
Publication types: Newspapers, magazines
Note: "Stuff Ltd" publications hosted by Pressreader are not available offsite, they can only be accessed on campus. Find out more
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Procedure reports of New Zealand.
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Project Muse
Coverage: Provides full-text access to humanities, arts and social sciences journals from scholarly publishers.
Date range: 1993-
Publication types: Journal articles
Note: UC subscription is to Standard Collection (journals only).
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Property cases.
Coverage: New Zealand
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Property law and practice Qld.
Coverage: Property Law and Practice Queensland provides detailed coverage of the legal principles of property law and practice in Queensland. Australia
Date range: Updated regularly
Publication types: Legislation, commentary
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ProQuest dissertations and theses
Coverage: Index of abstracts of dissertations submitted for doctoral and postdoctoral degrees. Titles published since 1997 have 24 page previews available.
Date range: 1861-
Publication types: Dissertations
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ProQuest Ebook Central .
Coverage: Multidisciplinary.
Publication types: Books.
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ProQuest U.K. parliamentary papers
Coverage: Includes House of Commons sessional papers from 1715 to the present, with supplementary material back to 1688.
Note: UC access is to the following collection: 19th century (1801-1900)
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Coverage: Full text database of journals published by the American Psychological Association. Journals in the PsycARTICLES database are also included in PsycINFO.
Date range: 1987- Updated weekly.
Publication types: Journals
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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.
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Coverage: Features the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, fifth edition (DSM-5) and a collection of psychiatric references including books, journals, and self-assessment tools from American Psychiatric Publishing.
Publication types: Handbooks, manuals, e-journals, textbooks, study guides, ebooks
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Psychology and behavioral sciences collection
Coverage: A comprehensive database covering information concerning topics in emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational & experimental methods.
Publication types: Journals
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Coverage: Psychology and related disciplines.
Date range: 1887-
Publication types: Academic journals, books, book chapters, theses
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Coverage: Largest free database of substance information on small molecules (with fewer than 1000 atoms and 1000 bonds). Maintained by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI), a component of the National Library of Medicine, which is part of the United States National Institutes of Health (NIH). Search by name or structure.
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Publications Office of the European Union.
Coverage: The Publications Office of the European Union is the official provider of publishing services to all EU institutions, bodies, and agencies. As such, it is a central point of access to EU law, publications, open data, research results, procurement notices and other official information. Its mission is to support EU policies and ensure that this broad range of information is available to the public as accessible and reusable data to facilitate transparency, economic activity and the diffusion of knowledge.
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Coverage: Medicine and related disciplines.
Date range: 1966-
Publication types: Academic journals.
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