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38 Databases have been found in this area.

Social Sciences


Coverage: Coverage varies (Full text).

A comprehensive electronic collection of Annual Reviews volumes with content spanning the Biomedical, Physical, and Social Sciences dating back to the first volume in 1932 to the present.

Coverage: Coverage varies (Full text).

This database offers full-text academic literature on Asian social sciences, business, government, economic development and current affairs. 55 countries are covered.

Coverage: Index

Accessed through findNZarticles this is a bibliography of books, theses, reports, book chapters and journal articles relating to homosexuality in New Zealand.

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.

Coverage: 1996 to present (Full text)

A collection of regularly updated evidence-based healthcare databases bringing together research looking at the effectiveness of different health care treatments and interventions.

Coverage: 1990 to present (Index)
Covers journal articles, book reviews, and essays in books about women, sexuality, and gender during the Middle Ages. Books written by a single author are not indexed.
Coverage: Index and abstracts with some full text

GreenFILE offers well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact on the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. Primarily an indexing and abstracts database, with links to full text where available.

Coverage: 1960 to present (Some full text)

Covers scholarly research and industry news relating to all areas of hospitality and tourism.

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.

Coverage: Index

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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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: Coverage varies (Full text)

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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Mental Measurements Yearbook (MMYB) contains full text about and reviews of all English-language standardised tests covering educational skills, personality, vocational aptitude, and psychology. Please log out after using MMYB (limited to 1 user).

Indexes Maori topics appearing in books, conference proceedings and journals which cannot otherwise easily be found in regular sources.

Includes INNZ; newspapers (Fairfax, NZ Herald and The Independent UK); magazines (with a business or industry orientation); newswires (Radio NZ and Scoop); Newzindex and TNS Regional and Industry Reports (business research and intelligence).

Oxford's Very Short Introductions offer concise introductions to a diverse range of subject areas, in ebook format, in the Social Sciences, including Economics, Education, Human Geography, Politics and Sociology. 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.

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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.

Coverage: 1986-2000 (Index)
A searchable and browsable database containing 46,035 abstracts from books, journal articles, working papers of demographic literature etc, published in Population Index in the period 1986-2000.
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Coverage: 1986 to present

Religion Database provides a wide range of primarily full-text periodicals and other sources for diverse religious and spiritual studies, covering formal theological studies and commentary on topics of general interest from the perspectives of many worldwide religions. As well as scholarly journals, there are many titles from religious publishing bodies and non-denominational organisations. The resource reflects a wide spectrum of religious belief systems and supports the global study of religion.

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: 1871 to present (Index)

This database, formerly called PILOTS, is produced by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs National Center for PTSD. The database provides citations and abstracts to the worldwide literature on PTSD and other psychological effects of trauma.

Coverage: 1985 to present (Full text)
Includes full-text articles from journals published by the American Psychological Association, the APA Educational Publishing Foundation, the Canadian Psychological Association, and Hogrefe & Huber. Excludes advertisements and editorial board lists.
Coverage: 1840 to present

Indexes and abstracts international literature in psychology and related disciplines such as psychiatry, education, business, medicine, nursing, pharmacology, law, linguistics, and social work.

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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: 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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SAGE Research Methods supports every step of a research project, covering qualitative and quantitative methods, including interactive tools such as Methods Map and Project Planner. With hundreds of research methods ebooks, reference, video, case studies, and journal content to help researchers of all levels conduct their research.

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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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Coverage: 1979 to present (Index)

This database provides bibliographic coverage of current research focused on social work, human services and related areas, including social welfare, social policy and community development. The database abstracts and indexes thousands of serials publications and includes abstracts of journal articles and dissertations and citations to book reviews.

Coverage: 1952 to present (Index)

Sociological Abstracts, and its companion file Social Services Abstracts, cover the international literature of sociology, social work, and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences. It provides abstracting and indexing of articles and book reviews drawn from thousands of serials publications, plus books, book chapters, dissertations, conference papers, and working papers.

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

Coverage: Index

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.

Coverage: 1785 - six years ago

The complete digital edition of the Times (London) is a primary source for researchers of world history, politics, and literature. Contains articles and letters to the editor from famous writers. The entire newspaper has been captured and is searchable, including all articles, advertisements and illustrations/photographs.

Coverage: Coverage varies (Some full text)

Contains bibliographic records and full-text of UNESCO documents, publications (full-text of out-of-print documents only) and journals; bibliographic records of the UNESCO Library's acquisitions.

Coverage: 1946 to present (Full text)

Contains treaties and international agreements registered or filed with the Secretariat of the U.N. since 1946. Texts are in their authentic language(s), along with translations into English and French, as appropriate.

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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: 1975 to present (Index)
Covers women's and gender history, including prostitution, witchcraft, housework, sexuality, birth control, infanticide, the family, gynaecology, and masculinity. Indexes 180 European, American, Canadian, Asian, Australian and New Zealand journals.
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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