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42 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.

Cambridge Elements consist of original, succinct, authoritative, and peer-reviewed scholarly and scientific research, organised into focused series edited by leading scholars, and provide comprehensive coverage of the key topics in disciplines spanning the arts and sciences.

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CMMC offers full text and indexing and abstracts for journals covering communication, mass media, linguistics, rhetoric, language, logic, and related fields. It is a rich reference tool encompassing the breadth of the communication discipline. Includes New Zealand, Pacific and Australian content.

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 the performing arts, with unlimited access to over 1000+ full-length productions and educational resources. DT+ collaborate with renowned theatre companies, actors and creatives to capture and curate live performances in stunning quality and bring you insights from behind the scenes, and commission bespoke educational resources to support study at every level.

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)

The English Short Title Catalogue lists over 480,000 items, published between 1473 and 1800, in the British Isles and North America from the collections of the British Library and over 2,000 other libraries. Mainly, but not exclusively, in English.

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, which are varied in scope and offer a remarkable window on the lives and experiences of men and women during the First World War. Produced by Adam Matthew Digital.

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An engaging database of contextual information on the world's most influential people. Over 650,000 biographical entries cover a range of historically significant figures and present-day newsmakers.

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A database designed to support global awareness. Authoritative content empowers learners to critically analyse and understand the most important issues of the modern world.

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This cross-curricular research database supports science, social studies, current events, and language arts classes. Informed, differing views help learners develop critical-thinking skills and draw their own conclusions.

Find up-to-date biographies, overviews, full-text criticisms, audio interviews, and reviews on writers from all eras.

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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.

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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.

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 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 (MLA), the electronic version of the bibliography dates back to the 1920s and contains millions of citations from journals and series, as well as book publishers. Covers literature, language and linguistics, folklore, film, literary theory and criticism, dramatic arts, as well as the historical aspects of printing and publishing. Listings on rhetoric and composition and the history, theory and practice of teaching language and literature are also included.

Naxos Music Library is the largest online classical music library, with streaming access to more than 165,000 discs, and more than 2.5 million tracks of both standard and rare repertoire. 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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Browse journals by title or search across the entire online collection of journals published by Oxford University Press.

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Oxford Art Online offers the most authoritative, inclusive, and easily searchable online art resources available today. Through a single gateway, access and cross-search Oxford’s acclaimed, regularly updated art reference works: the Grove Dictionary of Art and the Benezit Dictionary of Artists.

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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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.

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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 380 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)

RILM Abstracts of Music Literature is a comprehensive bibliography of writings about music, featuring bibliographic citations, abstracts, and indexing. It covers publications in all document types from around the world on traditional music, popular music, jazz, classical music, and related subjects.

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, please register (by creating an Elsevier User profile/Personal Account) & log in with those credentials.

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The Bloomsbury and Faber Screenplays and Criticism module brings together a wide range of content from Bloomsbury and Faber & Faber to support studies of the moving image. It offers searchable access to screenplays presented in industry-standard studio format; introductory overview articles with expert analysis of selected themes; and critical and contextual books on cinema, including coverage of practical techniques for filmmaking and screenwriting.
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.

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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.

The collected works of Renaissance writer Ben Jonson. This searchable edition complements and extends on the print edition published by Cambridge University Press in July 2012, edited by David Bevington, Martin Butler, and Ian Donaldson, with a wide array of textual and contextual materials.

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University of Chicago Press publishes scholarly journals, many on behalf of some of the world's most prestigious societies. 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.