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Resources you have access to with your library card. Also included in this list are a number of freely available websites that can be accessed without a library card login. You can filter these by toggling the buttons below.

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Academic Search Elite

A rich resource spanning a broad stretch of academic subjects with thousands of full-text journals and abstracted and indexed journals, many of which are peer-reviewed.

Australia/NZ Reference Centre

A collection of full text leading Australia and New Zealand magazines, newspapers, books and more, providing local perspectives on current events, business, sports, and many other subjects.

Business Source Premier

A business research database offering information in nearly every area of business including management, economics, finance, accounting and international business. Titles include:

  • Harvard Business Review
  • New Zealand Management
  • Forbes
  • NZ Business


Dragonsource provides access to hundreds of Chinese language magazines in both simplified and traditional Chinese for online reading

Gale General OneFile

A one-stop source for news and periodical articles (title list) on a wide range of topics with millions of full-text articles

Index New Zealand

An index of abstracts and descriptions of articles in New Zealand publications over the last 30 years to the present in English, and from September 2007 in te reo Māori. Although INNZ doesn't have the full text of articles, it indexes a huge number of New Zealand magazines, newspapers and journals, and can be hugely useful for finding articles in your area of interest.

MasterFILE Complete

A large collection of full-text magazines, journals and reference books. If you are looking for a particular publication click on the 'Publications' link at the top of the database page

NZ Geographic

NZ Geographic has been celebrating our people, places, wildlife and environment for two decades. Its archives hold more than 600 in-depth features about our country, natural history and culture


Gives same day, unlimited access to replicas of thousands of newspapers and magazines (across many subjects) from NZ and around the world. Browse by country, language or title. Publications are available from more than 100 countries in over 60 languages, with titles going back 90 days.

You can access PressReader through your browser or with the PressReader app.

ProQuest Research Library

Access to a wide range of scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, and newspapers on popular academic subjects. The database includes more than 6,600 titles - over 5,000 in full text - from 1971 forward.

RBDigital eMagazines

Over 200 eMagazine titles for reading online or offline - across all genres. Read popular titles like Empire, Esquire, National Geographic, Marie Claire, North & South, and Time Magazine, plus many more topical titles. You can download the app or browse RBdigital online.