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Databases

Coverage: Full text
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: 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
Coverage: 1997 to present (Index)
Social Work Abstracts covers over 450 journals in all areas of the profession, including theory and practice, areas of service, social issues and problems. The Register of Clinical Social Workers is a directory of clinical social workers in the US.
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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

A useful resource for all serious qualitative researchers and students of qualitative methodology.
A sourcebook of simple definitions and explanations of statistical and statistics-related concepts. Fourth edition.
Focusing primarily on philosophical and methodological concepts rather than technical aspects of methods and procedures, this dictionary provides a guide to the terms and phrases which help shape the nature, purpose, logic, meaning and methods of qualitative inquiry.

Encyclopedias

This encyclopedia addresses a broad range of measurement topics which are relevant across several disciplines including sociology, demography, and epidemiology.
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 all disciplines within the social sciences with each entry covering both quantitative and qualitative methods.

Websites

Intute: Social Sciences finds and reviews the best web resources. (For Labour Studies remember to search for both labour and labor).
A source of New Zealand economic and demographic indicators. Also includes Infoshare, a source of time series economic indicators.