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Provides access to AIP's highly regarded, peer-reviewed journals, including the flagship journals Applied Physics Letters, Journal of Applied Physics, and The Journal of Chemical Physics, in addition to the AIP Conference Proceedings.
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The American Chemical Society is a leading publisher of peer-reviewed research journals in the chemical and related sciences. Access to full-text is available for ACS journals from date of first publication.
Collection of peer-reviewed journals, published by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, of the history of mechanical engineering research as well as discoveries being made today.
Energy News is an online-based publication, providing daily news and information for the energy sector. The publication also hosts a range of industry data and information as well within the organisation and resource factfiles. Features include the daily e-newsletter, expert columns, industry appointments, blogs and podcasts and the Energy Resource database (a database of every energy asset in New Zealand including operating and planned resources, indexable by ownership, status and fuel type).
Coverage: 1969 to present (Index)
Search a combination of Compendex and INSPEC for a broad range of topics within the scientific, applied science, technical and engineering disciplines. Provides access to seven related databases.
Coverage: Journals: 1988 to present; Conference proceedings: 1995 to present (Full text)
The IEEE Computer Society Digital Library provides full-text access to around 30 society magazines and transactions and more than 4,800 conference publications.
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IOPscience extra offers access to more than 135 years of IOP Publishing content and some of the most vital physics research ever published in one fully-integrated resource. Here you can access more than 60 IOP-hosted journals, as well as the IOP Journal Archive, which includes all articles published since 1874.
JoVE Science Education is a revolutionary video database, dedicated to teaching laboratory fundamentals through simple, easy-to-understand video demonstrations. The 'Advanced Biology' database offers 'Essentials' videos in Neuroscience, Developmental Biology, Genetics, and Cell Biology
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Access to archival issues of journals with coverage usually ending three to five years before present. Back issues of over 1500 journals in the arts, humanities, science, and social sciences with links to current issues available in Project Muse.
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Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. is a leading company in the Scientific, Technical, and Medical knowledge and information industry. Known for authoritative international publications in cutting-edge basic and translational biomedical research, with expanding scope in engineering, business, environment, and legal publications. Journal package consists of the full Mary Ann Liebert collection of around 100 titles.
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The Merck Index Online offers the same highly authoritative information as the print edition in a convenient and easily searchable full-text database. It contains over 11,500 monographs, including historic records not available in the print edition. The Merck Index Online will be updated regularly with accurate information curated by experts.
Coverage: 1869 to present
Provides access to the prestigious Nature online weekly journal of science, plus Nature Biotechnology, Nature Geoscience, Nature Reviews Genetics and Scientific American.
Coverage: 1840 to present
An index of New Zealand science provided by The Crown Research Institutes and The Royal Society of New Zealand. Select New Zealand Index from the menu.
Coverage: 1893-2012 (Full text)
Access to the full-text of all American Physical Society journals published between 1893 and 2012, as well as the full-text of American Physical Society (APS) journals to which the Library currently subscribes.
Coverage: 1970 to present
Includes Physical Education Index, ProQuest Career and Technical Education: Science & Technology, ProQuest Computing, ProQuest Research Library: Science & Technology and ProQuest Telecommunications. These databases provide access to content ranging from physical education curricula, sports medicine, dance, health education and physical therapy as well as vocational information focused on computing, science and technology.
Coverage: 1950 to present (Some full text)
A service of the National Library of Medicine. Includes over 19 million citations for biomedical articles from MEDLINE and additional life science journals. Includes links to many sites providing full-text articles and other related resources.
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Legal decisions affecting New Zealand's environment. Available free between the hours of 7.00pm and 9.00pm to University of Waikato students. Please see Law Librarian or Law staff for userID and password.
Coverage: 1995 to present (Full text)
Access the full-text of over 1000 journals primarily in the Sciences, but including Business, Education, Linguistics, Management, Sociology, etc. Users may register and create their own account allowing use of personalisation and alert services.
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Coverage: Citations and Abstracts
SciFinder is a research discovery tool that allows you to explore the CAS databases containing literature from many scientific disciplines including chemistry, biomedical sciences, engineering, materials science and agricultural science. To register for a SciFinder account click here.
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.
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Coverage: 1989-2014
A collection of top optics and photonics ebook titles from the International Society for Optics and Photonics.
Coverage: 1965 to present (Index)
Web of Science Core Collection allows you to search more than 12,000 journals across the sciences, social sciences, and arts and humanities. Combines Science Citation, Social Sciences Citation and Arts and Humanities Citation Indexes and includes ISI Proceedings. To access personalised features, such as 'My Citation Alerts', remember to sign in first.
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Coverage: 1997 to present (Full text)
Access to Wiley journals in the fields of: Business, Finance & Management; Chemistry; Computer Science; Earth Science; Education; Engineering; Humanities and Social Sciences; Law; Life and Medical Sciences; Mathematics and Statistics; Physics; Psychology.
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