Arts & Humanities
Profiles of around 19,000 people who have helped to shape the USA. Quarterly updates provide new entries and revisions of existing entries to enhance their accuracy and currency. The database features hyperlinked cross-references & links to select web sites.
Ancestry Library Edition is a comprehensive source of information for conducting genealogical and local history research, with billions of records in census data, vital records, directories, photos, and more from countries all over the world. 'Ancestry Library Edition' is the academic version of ancestry.com
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.
Abstracts of articles and books published in the primary professional literature of the communications field. Provided by the Communication Institute for Online Scholarship (CIOS).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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 100,000 CDs with more than 1.4 million tracks of both standard and rare repertoire. Over 800 new CDs are added to the library every month. Along with classical music, jazz, world, and pop/rock are also represented. Limited to 10 concurrent users.
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.
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.
Browse journals by title or search across the entire online collection of journals 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.
Includes ProQuest Religion, ProQuest Social Science Journals plus Social Services and Sociological Abstracts. These databases provide citations, abstracts and full text access to literature on disciplines ranging from mental health, anthropology, sociology, political science to communication, education, criminology, demography, economics and theological studies from religious publishing bodies and nondenominational organizations.
Covers topics like world religions, major denominations, biblical studies, religious history, epistemology, political and moral philosophy, philosophy of language, and history of philosophy.
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.
SAGE Publications publishes journals in Business, Humanities, Social Sciences, Science, Technology and Medicine. Archive access available for some titles.
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.
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 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.
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.