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38 Databases have been found in this area.

Arts & Humanities


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This database offers full-text peer-reviewed literature devoted to Asian Humanities - Asian languages, arts, culture, history and religion. 53 countries are covered.
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A freely available Black Lives Matter learning resource, featuring a rich collection of handpicked articles from the digital archives of over 50 different publications.

A full-text searchable online collection of high quality New Zealand non-fiction titles. Authors include James Belich, Judith Binney, Aroha Harris, Kuni Kaa Jenkins, Alison Jones, Michael King, Claudia Orange, Tipene O'Regan, Anne Salmond, Angela Wanhalla, Albert Wendt.

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Abstracts of articles and books published in the primary professional literature of the communications field. Provided by the Communication Institute for Online Scholarship (CIOS).

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Communication & Mass Media Complete (CMMC) offers full text and indexing and abstracts for journals covering communication, mass media, linguistics, rhetoric, language, logic, and other closely related fields. It is a rich reference tool encompassing the breadth of the communication discipline.

Digital Culture Books is an imprint of the University of Michigan Press, dedicated to publishing innovative work in new media studies and digital humanities.

Digital Theatre+ is the world’s leading educational platform for English and the Performing Arts, providing access to 600+ theatre productions and educational resources.

DT+ collaborate with renowned theatre companies, actors and creatives to capture live performances in stunning quality and bring you insights from behind the scenes; curates the very best productions from over 50 of the world’s leading arts organisations; and commission educational resources from leading practitioners and academics. New content is added regularly.

Coverage: 1788-1901

Provides a unique and personal view of events in Australia and New Zealand from the arrival of the first settlers through to Australian Federation at the close of the nineteenth century.

Coverage: 1473-1800 (Index)

A bibliography of books, serials, pamphlets and other ephemeral material printed in English-speaking countries from 1473 to 1800, based on the collections of over 2,000 institutions world-wide.

Coverage: 1992-2004 (Index)
An index to film reviews published in journals held by the University of Waikato Library.
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A collection of primary source documents drawn from archives across the globe. The documents are varied in scope and offer a remarkable window on the lives and experiences of men and women during the First World War. The resource is designed for both teaching and study, from undergraduate to research students and beyond. Produced by Adam Matthew Digital.

Coverage: Coverage: 1998 - (Full text)

Dedicated to content from and about Australia, New Zealand and South East Asia, this database covers agriculture, arts, Asian studies, business, cultural studies, education, history, indigenous studies, law, media, political science, reference, social sciences, science and technology.

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Humanities International Complete includes all data from the Humanities International Index (more than 2,300 journals and more than 2.9 million records) plus full text for more than 1,200 journals. Produced by Whitston Publishing (an imprint of EBSCO Publishing).

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Contains abstracts of selected New Zealand serials, including newspapers, about New Zealand and the South Pacific. Subjects covered include general interest material, social research, current affairs, the arts and humanities.

Online since 2003, IPA Source is the web's largest library of International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) transcriptions and literal translations of opera arias and art song texts.

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Access to more than 12 million academic journal articles, books, and primary sources in 75 disciplines. 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.

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. Some titles visible in Kanopy are not part of our current collection. If you need a film for research or teaching purposes that is not immediately available, please complete the request form.

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Coverage: 1926 to present (Index)

Produced by the Modern Language Association. Provides access to scholarly research in over 7,000 journals and series as well as monographs, working papers, proceedings, bibliographies etc in the fields of literature, language, linguistics, and folklore. Limited to four simultaneous users.

Naxos Music Library [NML] is the world´s largest online classical music library. Currently, it offers streaming access to more than 140,000 CDs with more than 2 million tracks of both standard and rare repertoire. Over 800 new CDs are added to the library every month. Along with classical music, jazz, blues, world, and pop/rock are also represented. Limited to 10 concurrent users. Please log out after use.

Naxos Video Library brings you an extensive streaming video library of classical music performances, opera, ballet, live concerts and documentaries. Watch concerts, operas, ballets and music documentaries online. Limited to 5 concurrent users. Please log out after use.

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Access The Dictionary of Art & The Oxford Companion to Western Art. Includes ongoing additions of new & updated articles, thumbnail art images & line drawings displayed in the article text, extensive image links, & sophisticated search & navigation tools. Previously known as Grove Art Online.

Coverage: 400BC-2010 (Full text)

The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography is the national record of men and women who have shaped British history and culture, worldwide, from the Romans to the 21st century. The Dictionary offers concise, up-to-date biographies written by named, specialist authors.

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Browse journals by title or search across the entire online collection of journals published by Oxford University Press.

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Politics Trove is an e-book database covering the United Kingdom, European Union, international relations and security studies, and global politics. Published by Oxford University Press.

Oxford's Very Short Introductions offer concise introductions to a diverse range of subject areas, in ebook format, in the arts and humanities; including History, Literature, Philosophy, and Religion. All titles provide intelligent and serious introductions to a huge range of subjects, written by experts in the field who combine facts, analysis, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make challenging topics highly readable.

PhilPapers is a comprehensive index of philosophy books and articles. PhilPapers offers unique features such as real-time indexing of pre-prints, fine-grained classification by topic, email alerts, reading lists, advanced search functionality, and discussion forums.

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Includes over 350 journals from over 70 scholarly publishers covering the fields of literature and criticism, history, visual and performing arts, cultural studies, education, political science, gender studies, economics, and many others.

Includes ProQuest Political Science, ProQuest Psychology, ProQuest Religion, ProQuest Social Science, ProQuest Sociology plus Social Services Abstracts and Sociological Abstracts. These databases provide citations, abstracts and full text access to literature on a wide range of disciplines, including political science, public policy, international relations, psychology, anthropology, sociology, religious and spiritual studies, social work, criminology, social policy, gender studies, population studies and more.

Coverage: 1967 to present (Index)

Includes items on music and various other fields as they relate to music, from journals, books, bibliographies, catalogues, conference proceedings, discographies, dissertations, ethnographic recordings, Festschriften, films, iconographies, and videos.

Coverage: Full text (1999 to present)

SAGE Publications publishes journals in Business, Humanities, Social Sciences, Science, Technology and Medicine. Archive access available for some titles.

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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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Screen Studies offers a broad range of content to support moving image studies, taking users from script to screen and beyond. It comprises an exceptional collection of award-winning screenplays, critical and contextual books on film from the late nineteenth century to the present, and an interactive timeline of cinema history. Starting with an initial 300 screenplays and books, and updated annually, Screen Studies is an essential resource for academics and students engaged in research and learning around film history, theory and practice, and includes practical instruction on screenwriting, TV, animation and film making technique. Includes world cinema.
Coverage: 2015 to present

SIPRI Yearbook Online hosts SIPRI Yearbooks on one consolidated online platform. Published every year in conjunction with OUP, the SIPRI Yearbooks are essential compendiums of global data and analysis in the areas of security and conflicts, military spending and armaments, non-proliferation, arms control, and disarmament.

A broad collection of eBooks in science, technology, engineering, medicine, humanities and social science.

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Te Puna Search (WorldCat Discovery) provides a view of New Zealand libraries’ holdings and the holdings of other libraries around the world for both library staff and patrons. Discovery searches over OCLC WorldCat plus other databases.

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The University of Chicago Press publishes scholarly journals, many on behalf of some of the world's most prestigious societies, and several that were the first scholarly publications in their respective fields. The journals present original research in the social sciences, humanities, education, law and politics, medieval and Renaissance studies, and biological and physical sciences.

Coverage: 1965 to present (Index)

Web of Science Core Collection is the world's most trusted citation index for scientific and scholarly research. It is a curated collection of over 21,000 peer-reviewed, high-quality scholarly journals published worldwide (including Open Access journals) in over 250 science, social sciences, and humanities disciplines. Conference proceedings and book data are also available. Using linked cited references, explore the subject connections between articles that are established by the expert researchers working in your field. To access personalised features, remember to sign in first.

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Coverage: 1964 to present (Index)

Provides annotated entries for all important books, articles, book reviews, dissertations, theatrical productions, reviews of productions, audiovisual materials, electronic media, and other scholarly and popular materials related to Shakespeare.