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Coverage: Full text (Abstracts available from 1988)
Provides full-text access to around 200 journals and reviews from a further 300 in the fields of management, accounting and finance, public policy, engineering, tourism and computer science.
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Search newspapers, journals, newswires, media programme transcripts, pictures, and company background data extending back over 25 years in this global news and information service.Only three simultaneous logins are permitted.
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Kanopy offers a broad collection of streaming videos from producers such as BBC Active, Media Education Foundation, Ronin Films, and more. Films include theatrical releases, documentaries, training films, and art cinema. Users can create their own accounts to comment on videos, manage playlists, create clips and review viewing history.
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Provides access to NZ company profiles, financials, announcements, annual reports, prices, charts, forecasts, top 50 shareholders, etc.
Provides key business intelligence on countries, companies, markets, and consumers. Includes country statistics, market data, lifestyle indicators and analysis, market analysis, company and country profiles.Scroll down to accept Terms and Conditions to proceed to Passport
The New Zealand Community Profile provides a comprehensive socio-demographic profile for the community at the Local Government Area level and for smaller communities within it. Based on results from the 2013, 2006 and 2001 Censuses of Population and Dwellings. The profile is updated with population estimates when Statistics New Zealand releases new figures.

Dictionaries

This advanced dictionary of marketing focuses on leading-edge terminology for use by individuals who are serious about the theory and practice of marketing: researchers, directors, managers, and anyone studying marketing for a professional and/or academic qualification. Covering over 1,000 terms, the dictionary includes over 500 major entries. All terms are cross-referenced and thematic indices allow the reader to locate terms by their applications and by keywords.
Provides over 2,600 entries on traditional marketing techniques and leading marketing theories and concepts. Includes the use of digital and multi media, the impact of the world wide web on advertising and the increased influence of social media.
This dictionary provides a basic vocabulary of terms used in the media and entertainment industries. It is ideal for all students of Media Studies and related subjects, as well as those working for the first time in jobs such as journalism, radio and television production and advertising.

Encyclopedias

From Alternative Media to the Wheeler-Lea Amendment, this book is a reference of the vocabulary unique to the advertising industry. The Concise Encyclopedia of Advertising is a comprehensive yet to-the-point compilation of terms used in advertising. It provides brief, easy-to-understand definitions and explanations of common advertising terms and covers all major concepts used in the industry.
Introduces and examines the key issues, methods, models and debates that define the field of marketing today.

Websites

Figure.NZ is a collaborative website that presents data on a wide range of subjects relevant to New Zealanders. We do this by pulling together New Zealand's public sector, private sector and academic data in one place in simple graphical form.
The Companies Office is the government agency responsible for the administration of corporate body registers in New Zealand, including the Companies Register.