A-Z Index of Databases

Here you'll find an alphabetical index to all our premium and recommended online resources. To browse by subject, and for more information, visit our Online Databases homepage

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  • ABI-Inform
    Categories:
    Business

    International business information. Includes in-depth coverage for over 3,000 publications, with more than 2,000 available in full text. Coverage includes The Wall Street Journal (online and print versions)

  • About.com - Auto Repair
    Categories:
    Cars and Transport

    An easy to follow DIY car repair website. About.com - Auto repair covers regular maintenance and general repairs for issues common to most cars.

  • Academic OneFile

    Extensive coverage of the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects.

  • Alexander Street Music Online
    Categories:
    Music

    Get streaming access to around one million recordings of classical, jazz, world and American music.

  • All Movie Guide
    Categories:
    Film

    Huge database featuring reviews, actor biographies, cast/credits info, genre keyword searching amongst other features

  • All Music Guide
    Categories:
    Music
    People and Places

    This excellent resource provides searching ability for artists, albums, songs, styles and labels. Extensive biographical details for artists are included, as are reviews of albums. A handy feature is the ability to find similar or related albums.

  • Ancestry Library (in-library only)
    Categories:
    History

    A research database for genealogists and family history enthusiasts. Contains millions of records accessible in one powerful search. Includes various England & Wales BDMs 1530-2005, Australia Cemetery Index, 1808-2007, UK Census records 1841-1901, European lists and records, and is particularly strong in US and Canadian sources.

  • Association For Supported Employment
    Categories:
    Jobs and Careers

    The Association provides a high profile forum for the promotion, establishment and development of Supported Employment Services for people with disabilities in New Zealand, through information, networking, research and policy advocacy.

  • Australia & New Zealand Newsstream (formerly ProQuest ANZ Newsstand)
    Categories:
    Business
    Newspapers
    New Zealand
    People and Places
    Social comment

    Full text, searchable access to national and provincial newspapers in Australia and New Zealand. New Zealand titles available on Australia & New Zealand Newsstream include The Dominion Post, The New Zealand Herald, The Press (Christchurch), Sunday Star-Times, Truth, and past issues of The Evening Post and The Dominion.

  • Australian Dictionary of Biography Online
    Categories:
    People and Places

    The Australian Dictionary of Biography Online comprises volumes 1 to 16 in the continuing series, and the Supplementary Volume, of the printed ADB. The over 10,000 biographical articles are concise, authoritative accounts of the lives of significant and representative persons in Australian history who died before 1980. Print publication details, including the year, accompany each article.

  • Australia/New Zealand Reference Centre (EBSCO)
    Categories:
    Computing
    Magazines
    New Zealand
    Social comment
    Study and Homework

    Another database in the EBSCO suite. It combines Australia and New Zealand specific magazines, newspapers, reference books, and company information to create the largest collection of regional full text content available online.

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  • Bartleby.com
    Categories:
    Encyclopaedias

    This site combines contemporary and classic reference works including the Columbia Encyclopedia, 6th ed., (2001), American Heritage Dictionary, 4th ed., (2000), Roget's Thesauri, The Columbia World of Quotations (1996), The Bible, King James version (1999), Gray's Anatomy of the Human Body, 20th ed., (1918), along with many others on English usage, literary history, mythology etc.

  • BBC World Service
    Categories:
    Languages

    World news and analysis with BBC World service in 32 languages including Arabic, Chinese, French, Hindi, Russian, Sinhala, Somali, Tamil and Urdu.

  • Biography In Context
    Categories:
    Art
    Music
    People and Places

    Biographical information on more than 185,000 people throughout history, around the world, and across all subject areas.

  • Books & Authors
    Categories:
    Books

    Explore the latest genre fiction, essential non-fiction and the authors behind the titles. Search or browse by author, title, or genre, or discover award-winning titles from the 1950s onwards. Includes over 140,000 titles, 50,000 authors, and thousands of read-alike and favourites lists.

  • Book Browse
    Categories:
    Books

    Reviews, author interviews and excerpts for many books.

  • Business Source Premier
    Categories:
    Business
    Magazines
    People and Places

    A business database with a huge range of scholarly business, management and economics journals, including full text to the Harvard Business Review, New Zealand Management, Forbes, California Management Review, and New Zealand Business. Includes access to non-journal content, e.g. market research reports, industry reports, country reports, company profiles and SWOT analyses. Particularly strong in marketing, management, MIS and economics.

  • Business Reference Suite
    Categories:
    Business

    Aggregates several business databases, including Business & Industry (companies, products and markets), Business & Management Practices (business methods), and Tablebase (easy access to table information included in business articles).

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  • Careers New Zealand
    Categories:
    Jobs and Careers

    The best place to start finding information about careers, whether you are a school leaver, thinking of a career change, returning to work or upskilling.

  • Cochrane Library
    Categories:
    Health

    An internationally renowned collection of seven internet databases of health information, updated quarterly, designed to help health care professionals make treatment decisions and inform patients about the care they receive.

  • Contemporary Women's Issues
    Categories:
    Social comment

    Brings together relevant content from mainstream periodicals, often overlooked and hard-to-find newsletters and NGO research, plus ephemeral literature from leading research institutes and grass roots organizations that is rarely indexed or catalogued - with a focus on the critical issues and events that influence women's lives in more than 190 countries.

  • CommunityNet Aotearoa
    Categories:
    Funding

    This website is designed for people working in and with whanau, hapu and iwi, and community organisations. This includes the staff, board and committee members of organisations, community development advisors and others working with these groups, and those wanting to set up community projects or organisations.

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  • Elsdon Best monographs
    Categories:
    Maori

    This site contains the full text of six publications from the early Dominion Museum Monograph and Dominion Museum Bulletin series. The author, Elsdon Best (1856-1931) was an ethnologist with the Dominion Museum for 20 years and in that time compiled an impressive number of publications on Māori history and lore.

  • Employment Relations (Government site)
    Categories:
    Jobs and Careers

    Employment Relations provides information and support to employers, employees, unions and workplaces on employment relations matters.

  • Encyclopedia Britannica
    Categories:
    Encyclopaedias
    Facts and Figures
    Kids
    People and Places
    Study and Homework

    Offers over 73,000 encyclopaedia articles, both short and book-length. Other content includes a world atlas, thousands of images and videos, an online dictionary and thesaurus, over 300,000 articles from respected magazines and journals

  • Evening Post Clippings Collection, 1927-1977
    Categories:
    Newspapers
    New Zealand

    This is a searchable database of abstracts of several hundred thousand newspaper clippings collected between 1927 and 1977 and donated to Wellington City Libraries by The Dominion Post in 2003. Most of the clippings were taken from the Evening Post itself, though other material is also present. The collection is divided into nearly 8000 subject headings. These are contained within some 15000 individual envelopes and housed on the 2nd Floor of the Central Library in 30 filing cabinets for physical access.

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  • FDA Index to Drug-Specific Information
    Categories:
    Health

    This site from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) provides links to Consumer, Patient, and Healthcare Professional Sheets describing drugs and their effects.

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    • Gale Computing Database
      Categories:
      Computing

      Hundreds of today's most well-read and influential periodicals in a single search. Featuring coverage from 1980 to the present, Computer Database is the perfect source for research on trends and innovations in the ever-changing world of technology

    • Gale Opposing Viewpoints In Context
      Categories:
      Social comment
      Study and Homework

      Select from a wide range of contemporary topics such as cloning, race relations, chemical weapons and narcotics legalization. A complete one-stop source for information on social issues. Access viewpoint articles, topic overviews, statistics, primary documents, links to websites, and full-text magazine and newspaper articles.

    • Gale PowerSearch
      Categories:

      All of our Gale Databases

    • Gale Student Resources in Context
      Categories:
      Books
      Science
      Study and Homework

      A collection specifically designed to meet the needs of university undergraduates. Topics covered in depth include History, Geography & Cultures, Literature, and Science & Health.

    • Gale World History in Context
      Categories:
      History

      Draws on themes and trends from the US history curriculum for the 20th Century, and integrates reference sources from the Gale Group, Macmillan Reference USA and Charles Scribner's Sons, along with full-text articles from more than 100 academic journals, and maps and images. Full-text and facsimile images for over 1,400 primary source documents from microfilm collections are also included in the collection.

    • General OneFile
      Categories:
      Magazines
      Newspapers
      Social comment

      A source for news and periodical articles on a wide range of topics: business, computers, current events, economics, education, environmental issues, health care, hobbies, humanities, law, literature and art, politics, science, social science, sports, technology, and many general interest topics.

    • givME (formerly BreakOut)
      Categories:
      Funding
      Study and Homework

      The database of awards, scholarships and grants available to New Zealand individuals for personal development. This database will help you find the funding schemes relevant to you and what you want to do.

    • givUS (formerly Fundview)
      Categories:
      Funding

      Information about funding for community groups in New Zealand.

    • Govt.nz Guide to Employment and Jobs
      Categories:
      Jobs and Careers

      A one stop shop with links to employment, career advice and employment rights websites.

    • Guardian Unlimited Film
      Categories:
      Film

      The Film site of the UK Guardian newspaper is one of the best Movie sites around. Consisting of news, reviews, columns, blogs, podcasts, video reviews, and in depth features on a broad range of film & related topics, with an industry and cultural perspective.

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    • Health and Disability Commissioner
      Categories:
      Health

      The Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers' Rights confers a number of rights on all consumers of health and disability services in New Zealand and places corresponding obligations on doctors and other providers of those services. A summary of the Code is available in several languages. The website also includes the relevant Act and the Commissioner's published opinions on past cases.

    • Health and Wellness Resource Center and Alternative Health Module
      Categories:
      Health

      Use this source to find information on: fitness, pregnancy, medicine, nutrition, diseases, public health, occupational health and safety, alcohol and drug abuse, prescription drugs, herbal remedies, and alternative or complementary treatments.

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    • iLoveLanguages
      Categories:
      Languages

      A comprehensive website promoting Internet resources and services related to language learning, education and use. iLoveLanguages includes online language lessons, translating dictionaries and services, native literature and a wide range of other information

    • Index New Zealand
      Categories:
      Business
      Magazines
      Maori
      Newspapers
      New Zealand

      Abstracts from selected New Zealand serial publications, including newspapers, and nearly 300 journals about New Zealand and the South Pacific. INNZ is updated daily and approximately 2,000 documents are added monthly.

    • Index of Māori Names
      Categories:
      Maori

      This index is from an unpublished manuscript compiled about 1925 by the missionary Rev. Henry James Fletcher (1868-1933). In its original form it was 987 pages long, a vast index of Māori names referred to in books and journals, including the names of boundaries, Māori individuals, canoes, trees, landmarks and geographical locations. It is a significant resource that is also held at Wellington City Libraries in photocopied and microfilm formats. This site from the University of Waikato makes the index freely available on the Web and embarks on the task of updating and expanding the index by adding more recently published items.

    • Internet Movie Database (IMDb.com)
      Categories:
      Art
      Film

      Database that provides information on movies, directors, actors and what's happening in the film industry. There are links to reviews for most movies and extensive filmographies for many people.

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    • LanguageNut
      Categories:
      Kids and Homework
      Languages

      A fun way to learn different languages for children and adults using songs, stories and games. Languages include te reo Māori, Indonesian, Mandarin (Pinyin and Hanzi), Italian, Arabic script, with an option to learn English for speakers of other languages.

    • Literature Resource Center
      Categories:
      Books
      People and Places

      Includes biographical, bibliographical, critical, and contextual information on more than 120,000 authors and their works.

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    • Mango Languages
      Categories:
      Languages

      Mango is an online language learning system that teaches real conversation skills for practical communication. There are 71 different languages to learn, plus a range of lessons for learning English for speakers of other languages.

    • ManyBooks.net
      Categories:
      Books

      Contains thousands of free eBooks available in multiple formats. Many are sourced from Project Gutenberg, but this site is far more browsable.

    • Maori Statistics
      Categories:
      Maori

      This web page from Statistics New Zealand (Tatauranga Aotearoa) brings together statistical information on the Māori population from a range of sources to help understand the size and direction of changes in their demographic, economic, social and cultural position.

    • Marketline Advantage (formerly Datamonitor)
      Categories:
      Business

      A market research database that can be used to look for company profiles, country profiles (very detailed), industry profiles, and case studies. Mainly international in scope but Marketline Advantage has more New Zealand and Australian information appearing.

    • MasterFILE Complete
      Categories:
      Art
      Books
      Computing
      Facts and Figures
      Health
      Magazines
      Music
      People and Places
      Science
      Social comment

      Coverage of 1,950 general periodicals on a range of subjects - including literature, writing, book reviews, biography and much more. Either full text or abstracts.

    • MEDLINEPlus
      Categories:
      Health

      A collection of quality health information from the world's largest medical library, the U.S. National Library of Medicine.

    • Medsafe Consumer Information
      Categories:
      Health

      Medsafe is the New Zealand Medicines and Medical Devices Safety Authority. It is a business unit of the Ministry of Health and is the authority responsible for the regulation of therapeutic products in New Zealand. This website includes Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) containing advice such as what the medicine is used for, how it should be taken, what side effects can occur, whether you can drive or drink alcohol while taking the medicine, and what to do if you miss a dose. Because CMI do not contain all the available information, ask your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions or concerns about taking the medicine.

    • Metacritic
      Categories:
      Film

      Compares net-wide reviews for film and DVD/Video releases to yield an overall rating

    • Modern Apprenticeships
      Categories:
      Jobs and Careers

      Aimed at young people between the ages of 16 and 21, Modern Apprenticeships combines on-the-job learning with academic work towards a National Certificate in a chosen industry.

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  • Naxos Music Library
    Categories:
    Music

    Listen to streaming audio of more than 276,000 tracks from over 19,000 CDs, with 500 CDs added monthly. Includes almost all the standard classical repertoire, as well as other genres such as jazz, blues, nostalgia, new age, world music, some pop and rock, and music and information aimed at children.

  • Naxos Jazz Library
    Categories:
    Music

    Listen to streaming audio of classic jazz sourced from the OJC series, including iconic works by Chet Baker, Miles Davis, and John Coltrane in full album content. Also includes classic Soul & Blues from the Stax/Fantasy vaults, from Isaac Hayes to Albert King. Thousands of albums to choose from.

  • Naxos Video Library
    Categories:
    Music

    Watch streaming video of classical music performances, opera, ballet, live concerts and documentaries. Watch over 1340 full-length videos of the world's greatest opera houses, ballet companies, orchestras and artists.

  • New Kiwis
    Categories:
    Jobs and Careers

    This not-for-profit free website's aim is "linking NZ employers with skilled migrants eligible to work and currently living in New Zealand."

  • New Zealand Artists Database
    Categories:
    Art

    An index to material held in Wellington City Libraries on New Zealand artists, aimed at secondary students as well as a more general audience. We have not indexed every passing reference to an artist, but have aimed to include articles that are of reasonable length and have good images. A work in progress.

  • New Zealand Government
    Categories:
    Government and Law
    Jobs and Careers
    New Zealand

    A portal to all central and local government bodies and the services they provide.

  • New Zealand Legislation
    Categories:
    Government and Law

    Free public access to New Zealand statutes (Public, Local, and Private Acts) and Statutory Regulations. Legislation on the website has amendments incorporated to provide a snapshot of the law as it currently stands.

  • New Zealand Sign Language
    Categories:
    Languages

    Information and resources about New Zealand sign language, which is an official language in New Zealand.

  • Ngata Dictionary
    Categories:
    Encyclopaedias
    Maori

    English to Māori and Māori to English searching.

  • Niupepa: Maori Newspapers Digital Collection
    Categories:
    History
    Maori
    Newspapers

    The Niupepa: Maori Newspapers Digital Collection is an electronic collection of over 17,000 pages taken from 34 separate periodicals. It is based on 'Niupepa 1842-1933', a microfiche collection produced by the Alexander Turnbull Library. 70% of the collection is written solely in Māori, 27% is bilingual and about 3% is written in English. There were three main types of niupepa published; government sponsored, Māori initiated, and religious.

  • NZORD, the New Zealand Organisation for Rare Disorders
    Categories:
    Health

    A comprehensive listing of support groups for patients and families affected by rare and common disorders, as well as providing guides to medical and scientific research available on the internet. Free website facilities are provided for rare disease groups to communicate with their members, and to link to overseas groups for the same condition.

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  • Oddizzi
    Categories:
    Kids
    Username:
    Wellington
    Password:
    oddizzi

    Oddizzi site is a fun, interactive way to learn about countries. It includes weather, climate, rainforests, volcanoes, earthquakes, oceans, food and farming, animals, transport, jobs, schools, festivals, religion, and more. Need to find out about a country or have a topic about the natural world to research?

  • Official History of New Zealand in the Second World War
    Categories:
    History

    Published by the New Zealand Department of Internal Affairs in the decades after the end of the war, this fifty volume series covers all areas of New Zealand's involvement, from detailed accounts of particular battalions, to the political and economic background and consequences, to full accounts of particular episodes and campaigns. A search facility and separate maps and diagrams are available.

  • Official New Zealand Road Code
    Categories:
    Cars and Transport

    The Official New Zealand Road Code Online is a user-friendly online guide to New Zealand's traffic laws and safe driving practices for cars, motorbikes and heavy vehicles. Includes the test questions and a study guide.

  • Oxford Art Online
    Categories:
    Art
    People and Places

    More than 45,000 encyclopaedia-style articles on the visual arts, including more than 21,000 biographies of artists and craftsmen, and over 5,000 searchable art images, drawings and maps, with links to over 40,000 others. This database covers painting, sculpture, graphic arts, architecture, photography and more. While it is particularly strong on European art up to the 20th century, other cultures, countries, and regions are represented from pre-history to today.

  • Oxford English Dictionary
    Categories:
    Books
    Encyclopaedias
    Languages

    The accepted authority on the evolution of the English language over the last millennium and an unsurpassed guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of over half a million words, both present and past.

  • Oxford Music Online
    Categories:
    Music
    People and Places

    The leading online resource for music research and features more than 50,000 articles on musicians, composers, musicologists, instruments, genres, terms and much more. Information is supplemented by links to related websites, illustrations and sound enhanced music examples

  • Oxford Reference Online
    Categories:
    Books
    Encyclopaedias
    Government and Law
    Health
    History
    Science

    Oxford Reference Online provides access to works from one of the world's biggest reference publishers in a single cross-searchable resource. Content includes English and bilingual dictionaries, thesauruses, and dictionaries of quotations, religion, folklore and mythology. The Oxford companions to Shakespeare and American and English literature are also available.

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  • Papers Past
    Categories:
    History
    Newspapers
    New Zealand

    Provided by the National Library, Papers Past showcases selected 19th century New Zealand newspapers and periodicals. The site currently contains digital images of over one million pages from more than 40 publications, including searchable full text of the 'Evening Post' from 1865-1915.

  • PressReader Newspapers & Magazines
    Categories:
    Business
    Languages
    Magazines
    Newspapers
    Social comment

    View current newspapers from around the world and New Zealand in the same format as in the print version. PressReader has thousands of newspapers from over 100 countries in 60 languages.

  • ProQuest ANZ Newsstand See Australia & New Zealand Newsstream
  • ProQuest Research Library
    Categories:
    Art
    Business
    Government and Law
    Health
    History
    Magazines
    Social comment

    From business and political science to literature and psychology, this database provides access to a wide range of popular academic subjects. Sources include scholarly journals and trade publications, as well as highly respected magazines and newspapers.

  • ProQuest Science Journals
    Categories:
    Science

    ProQuest Science Journals provides an impressive collection of scientific journals in full text and image formats. Publications include a wide range of topics from both the physical and life science disciplines. Subjects covered include chemical engineering, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, physics, transportation, astronomy, biology, earth science, and more.

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  • Rotten Tomatoes
    Categories:
    Film

    Similar to Metacritic. Aggregates net-wide reviews for film and DVD/Video releases to yield an overall rating.

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  • Screen International
    Categories:
    Film

    Screen International is the leading weekly magazine covering the international film markets. They provide an industry wide perspective from some of the most knowledgeable writers and data analysts in the business. Every issue delivers analysis, opinion and commentary on the issues, people and products shaping the worldwide film industry.

  • Simply Scripts
    Categories:
    Film

    Links to hundreds of free downloadable scripts, movie scripts, screenplays, and transcripts of current, classic and maybe a few soon-to-be-released movies, television, anime, unproduced and radio shows.

  • Small Engine Repair Reference Centre
    Categories:
    Science
    Cars and Transport

    This database contains more than 400 full text repair manuals for a wide range of small engines including motorcycles, farm tractors, outdoor power tools and mowers, jet skis, boat motors, etc. There is often over 25 years of an engine model. Provides assistance for routine maintenance, such as tune-ups and brake service, as well as extensive repairs involving engine and transmission disassembly.

  • Statistics New Zealand
    Categories:
    New Zealand

    New Zealand's major source of official statistics. Includes information about the population (e.g. births, deaths, education, ethnicity, life expectancy), communities (e.g. families and households, housing, work and income), and social themes (e.g. crime, the road toll, poverty). Economic information includes the main economic performance indicators, statistics about business, industry, primary production, labour market, imports and exports, and government finance. Information about the New Zealand environment includes statistics about natural resources and how much these are being used by different industries.

  • Studylink
    Categories:
    Funding

    For application forms and information on Student Allowances, Student Loans and the Unemployment Benefit Student Hardship.

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  • Taking the First Step - Kites Trust
    Categories:
    Jobs and Careers

    The guidebook for jobseekers with mental health issues (PDF) was produced in November 2008 by the Kites Trust in conjunction with Leap, a Wellington-based employment rights initiative, run with and for people who have experienced mental health issues.

  • Tāngata Māori Database
    Categories:
    Maori

    This comprises a collection of articles on Māori people covering the years 1930 to the present day, many of them taken from the Dominion and Evening Post newspapers. The core of the material once formed the biographies file of the New Zealand vertical file collection.

  • Te Ara: the Encyclopedia of New Zealand
    Categories:
    Encyclopaedias
    Kids
    New Zealand

    In Māori, Te Ara means 'the pathway'. Through interlinking text and image trails, the Encyclopedia takes you on a journey of discovery. When complete, it will be a comprehensive guide to New Zealand - its peoples, natural environment, history, culture, economy, institutions and society. The site also includes New Zealand's last official encyclopedia from 1966.

  • Te Puna Search
    Categories:
    Books
    New Zealand

    Find which library has what. Te Puna Search provides information about, and links to, the more than 9 million books, journals, and audiovisual items held in New Zealand libraries.

  • Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Māori
    Categories:
    Languages

    The website of the Maori Language Commission, Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Māori, includes resources for interactive te reo Maori conversations, information about the language, and links to dictionaries and other resources.

  • Times Digital Archive
    Categories:
    History
    Newspapers
    Study and Homework

    This database allows you to search and view every page published by The Times [London] from 1785-2006. Content includes news articles, obituaries, advertising, book reviews and even the crossword puzzles. You can also browse by issue date, story headline, subject etc. Results are displayed at the article level and you may view the article - or the full page upon which it appeared. This is a valuable primary resource for students, genealogists, researchers and anyone interested in history.

  • TumbleBook Library - eBooks for preschoolers!
    Categories:
    Kids

    TumbleBooks is an online collection of animated, talking picture books. TumbleBooks are created by adding animation, sound, music and narration to existing picture books in order to produce an electronic picture book which you can read, or have read to you!

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  • Very Short Introductions
    Categories:
    Dictionaries & Encyclopedias

    Written by experts in the field, but intended for a general audience, the Very Short Introductions series published by Oxford University Press is now available online. The books offer a concise introduction to the particular topic, and often contain suggestions for further reading. Ranging from religion, ideologies, science, philosophy, history, and art, the content is provided in an easily discoverable, fully cross-searchable, and highly accessible format.

  • The Vogue Archive
    Categories:
    Arts

    The complete searchable archive of American Vogue, from the first issue in 1892 to the current month, reproduced in high-resolution color page images. Every page, advertisement, cover and fold-out has been included, with rich indexing enabling you to find images by garment type, designer and brand names. The Vogue Archive preserves the work of the world's greatest fashion designers, stylists and photographers and is a unique record of American and international fashion, culture and society from the dawn of the modern era to the present day.

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  • W3Schools
    Categories:
    Computing

    Want to learn to build your own website? W3Schools contains free tutorials that will step you through HTML, XHTML, JavaScript and other building blocks of the Web.

  • Waitangi Tribunal Reports
    Categories:
    Government and Law
    Maori

    The published reports of the Waitangi Tribunal as well as information about the Tribunal and its duties

  • Wellington Local History
    Categories:
    New Zealand

    Compiled by our library staff, this is a local history index of newspaper articles from 1940s onwards. Use it to find information on the history and development of Wellington city and region. Search by keyword, author, or subject to receive a list of relevant references. To view the actual article, please ask staff.

  • Work and Income NZ Online Job Bank
    Categories:
    Jobs and Careers

    Find current vacancies using the Online Job Bank. WINZ can help you with employment and self employment. They can also provide support or financial assistance.

  • Worldcat
    Categories:
    Books

    WorldCat is a global catalog of library collections. You can search for books, music, video, articles and much more all around the globe.

  • World Factbook
    Categories:
    Facts and Figures

    Produced by the Central Intelligence Agency of the US government, this site provides data on every country's geography, people, government, economy, communications, military etc. In each instance a basic map and image of the flag, with description, are also available.

  • WorldWideScience.org
    Categories:
    Science

    This website is a global science gateway that enables you to search across over 40 scientific databases and portals from more than 50 countries. Not all results returned will be in full text. More science information resources will be added in the future.

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  • Zinio eMagazines
    Categories:
    Magazines

    The WCL Zinio collection includes over 140 current magazine titles with the same layout on the screen as they have in print, complete with photographs, graphics and even interactive content in some.

  • ZooWhiz
    Categories:
    Kids

    Zoo Whiz is a great site for learning maths, spelling and reading, with a neat twist -- when you complete an activity, you earn "coins" to spend for your online zoo! Activities are aimed at the full range of levels -- from ages 5 to 15. Choose a zookeeper avatar, and then a type of activity, and get started earning "coins" to build your zoo!

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