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Coverage: New Zealand
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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.
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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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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
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Coverage: Please register before using SciFinderⁿ 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. SciFinderⁿ provides many of the same search capabilities as the older SciFinder (Web) listed below, along with a new search interface. In addition SciFinderⁿ includes PatentPak, MethodsNow, Retrosynthesis Planning and Biosequence Searching.
Date range: 1830-
Publication types: Journals, book chapters, patents, conference proceedings, technical reports and dissertations.
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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.
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Coverage: SciVal, a web-based analytics solution, allows you to visualize your research performance, benchmark relative to peers, develop strategic partnerships, identify and analyze new, emerging research trends, and create uniquely tailored reports. To access please use your Scopus account or register for an account
Publication types: Metrics for publications indexed in Scopus
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Coverage: Multidisciplinary, especially Life, Health and Physical Sciences.
Date range: 1966- Updated daily
Publication types: Journal literature
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Securities law.
Coverage: Contains securities legislation and commentary.
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Sentencing tracker.
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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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SNL financial
Coverage: Covers North American and international 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.
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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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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
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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
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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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Statutes of New Zealand (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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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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