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Labour Studies

Databases

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Online access to a wide range of time series data. This web-based tool can be used to view and download the most up-to-date information from the largest database of official statistics in New Zealand, and select data specific to your interests.
Coverage: 1971 to present (Some full text)
Includes ABI/INFORM Dateline, ABI/INFORM Global, ABI/Inform Trade & IndustryAccounting & Tax, Banking Information Source and CBCA Business. The ABI/INFORM databases provide comprehensive in-depth coverage for thousands of publications and the latest business and financial information for researchers at all levels. Accounting & Tax brings together key resources covering current news and topics, trends and history influencing important accounting and tax issues of the day.
Coverage: Citations and Abstracts
Scopus is the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature and quality web sources with smart tools to track, analyse and visualise research. For personalised features, click on the "Register" link on the top right hand corner of any page.
User Guide
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Access to a range of New Zealand statistics prepared specially for Universities. Includes census, disability, vitals, migration and business demography data.

Dictionaries

This one-volume dictionary defines often amorphous and fuzzy sociological concepts in a lively and sensible way, and provides an introduction to what it means to think sociologically.
The meaning, history and pronunciation of over 500,000 words, both present and past, from across the English-speaking world. Includes the usage of words, etymological analysis, and variant spellings. Shows pronunciation using the International Phonetic Alphabet.
User Guide

Encyclopedias

This encyclopaedia has entries relating to the theory and practice of informal education, lifelong learning and social action.
Fully revised and updated, the second edition of the International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, first published in 2001, offers a source of social and behavioral sciences reference material that is broader and deeper than any other. Comprises over 3,900 articles, commissioned by 71 Section Editors, and includes 90,000 bibliographic references as well as comprehensive name and subject indexes.
Covers areas such as class struggle, distribution, and foreign trade law.

Websites

The International Institute for Labour Studies (IILS) was established by the International Labour Organization in 1960 as a centre for advanced studies in the social and labour fields.
Intute: Social Sciences finds and reviews the best web resources. (For Labour Studies remember to search for both labour and labor).
This website explores the development of theory and practice in adult education and lifelong learning.