Academic & Research
Academic & Research
For research in all areas of business and economics, the ABI/INFORM Collection contains full-text scholarly and trade journal articles, dissertations, company profiles, industry reports, working papers, global business news, and more.
A rich resource for perspectives on major contentious social, political, and technological issues that are relevant to New Zealand and Australia.
Collection of full text leading Australia/New Zealand magazines, newspapers, newswires, biographies and reference books.
Biographical information about more than one million of the most searched and studied people. Search for people based on name, occupation, nationality, ethnicity, birth/death dates and places, or gender, as well as by keyword and full text. This resource is continuously updated to ensure users have access to the very latest information. Coverage ranges from Kylie Minogue and George Clooney, to Socrates and Boudicca.
A series of short books on big subjects from Bridget Williams Books: succinct narratives spanning history, memoir, contemporary issues, science and more from great New Zealand writers. Packed full of fresh thinking, ideas and critical analysis of subjects relevant to New Zealand.
Consumer health resource provides authoritative information on the full range of health-related issues, from current disease and disorder information to in-depth coverage of alternative medical practices.
Note: Material contained in this health resource is intended for informational purposes only.
Improves awareness and provides perspective on global issues, while tying together a wealth of authoritative content: empowering learners to critically analyse and understand the most important issues of the modern world.
Content is from over 800 geographically diverse newspapers, magazines, and journals, covering subjects such as business and economics, conflict and diplomacy, society and culture, environment and climate change, and more.
Gale In Context: Global Issues is cross searchable with Gale In Context: Opposing Viewpoints.
Designed for high school students (12+ years old) and provides access to age-appropriate, authoritative digital content for classroom assignments. Learners can research magazines, journals, newspapers, and reference books covering a wide range of subjects, from science, history, and literature to political science, sports, and environmental studies.
Created specifically for middle schoolers (years 7-10), this database combines reference content with age-appropriate videos, newspapers, magazines, primary sources, and much more. Gale In Context: Middle School supports the developing information and digital literacy skills of middle school students. Covers all curriculum subject areas literature, social studies and science.
Perspectives on major contentious social, political, and technological issues, from capital punishment to immigration to marijuana. 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.
With over 20,000 pro/con viewpoints, approximately 19,000 reference articles, interactive maps, infographics, and more, students will be prepared to argue any side of the issue.
Gale In Context: Opposing Viewpoints is cross searchable with Gale In Context: Global Issues.
An engaging online resource that provides contextual information on hundreds of today’s most significant science topics. By integrating authoritative, curriculum-aligned reference content with headlines and videos, students see how scientific disciplines relate to real-world issues, from weather patterns to obesity. For practical experience, more than 200 experiments and projects are included, ranging from simple to complex.
Gale In Context: World History takes learners from the ancient world to today's headlines, delivering a chronicle of the great cultures and societies that have formed the history of the human race. Rare primary sources, reliable reference, and multi-media content put this vast topic into context for students.
Explore elements, reactions, crystals, molecules, and compounds. Users can explore 3-D models by zooming in, rotating, and dissecting them.
Invigorate the study of chemistry with Gale Interactive: Chemistry, which follows undergraduate university syllabus topics like the periodic table, molecules and compounds, reactions, and chemical processes.
An innovative learning aid that allows students to examine virtual 3D dissections and look into specific systems or regions of the human body. Over 125 interactive sessions covering a number of subjects including life sciences, musculoskeletal system, cardiology, gastroenterology, neurology, neuroscience, otolaryngology, osteopathy, pulmonology, urology and vascular systems.
Explore science from every angle with interactive 3D models with functionality including zooming in, rotating, or pulling them apart. Bring Science to life with interactive 3D models that empower students to better visualize and understand concepts in biology, chemistry, earth and space science. Access over 200 interactive sessions and 60 models to print with a 3D printer.
Subjects covered include, biology, chemistry, astronomy, circulatory system, physics, geology, infectious disease, microbiology, palaeontology, reproductive system, zoology
Search the content of all or a selection of Gale products from a single search box. Suitable for students, businesses and researchers. Gale Megasearch includes the Gale OneFile series that has full text journal articles covering a variety of subjects, Gale In Context series and a selection of Gale eBooks.
Library, Information Science and Technology Abstracts (LISTA) Academic & Research Reference: dictionaries, encyclopedias etc
Abstracts and indexed articles for library and information professionals.
The New Zealand History Collection provides complete online access to a major, authoritative resource – over thirty years of award-winning history and biography publishing from Bridget Williams Books. Over ninety titles, including recent additions to BWB’s history list such as the widely acclaimed Great War for New Zealand by Vincent O’Malley, as well as multiple works by late historian Judith Binney.
Poetry and Short Story Reference Center Academic & Research Reference: dictionaries, encyclopedias etc
Classic and contemporary poems, as well as short stories, biographies and authoritative essays on such topics as poetic forms, movements and techniques.
Electronic reference library of technology, digital media, business and management titles. From artificial intelligence and mark-up languages to desktop publishing and networking, O'Reilly Books Online contains eBooks from a wide range of publishers such as O'Reilly, Peachpit, Microsoft and Adobe Press.