The Berg Fashion Library provides access to interdisciplinary, integrated text and image content on world dress and fashion. It covers all regions of the world, with in-depth content from pre-history to the present day contributed by internationally-renowned scholars.
NZ Employment Law Library
NZ E-Commerce Law
Online information for tax, accounting, human resources, employment, safety, law and business students and professionals.
ClickView provides a collection of more than 1500 educational videos.
These videos can be accessed through ClickView online You will need to use your student or staff email address in the ‘Single sign on’ field.
They can also be accessed through the UCOL Library catalogue You can use the ‘Limit to’ field to search only the ClickView collection.
UCOL staff can have audio and video, which meet copyright requirements, uploaded onto ClickView. Please contact UCOL Library
The Cochrane Collaboration is a collection of evidence-based medicine databases including The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR); Cochrane Controlled Trials Register; Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effectiveness.
EBSCO’s Full Text Finder’s - Publication Finder enables
users to perform a consolidated search of UCOL’s electronic resources. Users
can quickly find and link to journals, searching by keyword or browsing an
alphabetical list by title or subject.
Including:- Academic Search Premiere, Art and Architecture, Australia/New Zealand Reference Centre, Business Source Premier, CINAHL, Computer and Applied Sciences, Health Source, Medline, Sport Discus.
If you encounter technical problems with EBSCOHost please email the Electronic Resources Librarian
Provides complete text of Encyclopaedia Britannica with search capabilities, related links, and multimedia enhancements.
Provides free access to more than 1.2 million bibliographic records
of journal articles and other education-related materials and, if available, includes links to full text. ERIC is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences (IES).
eTV provides real-time resources through recorded TV
programmes, live streams and on demand videos. eTV includes TV recordings from
Free to Air, Sky and international television channels, the entire Archives New
Zealand historical film collection, along with other educational content in
many subject areas.
UCOL staff and students please contact UCOL Library to register
Please note: Due to browser compatibility issues, it is
recommended that you use the following browsers; Firefox, Chrome or Safari when
A database of awards, scholarships and grants for New Zealand people.
Index New Zealand is an index of selected New Zealand
magazines, newspapers and journals. Titles are covered from 1987 onwards.
Informit A+ Education
provides globally relevant education research compiled for the teaching and
research professional. Created in partnership with the Australian Council for
Educational Research (ACER). Informit A+ Education contains in-depth coverage
of the learning, teaching and management issues facing all teaching
professionals. Contributions come from leading researchers in teacher training,
and include articles on policy, curriculum and pedagogical developments.
Informit A+ Education Provides access to publications dedicated to teacher
education; theory and practice in education; primary, secondary and higher
education; special education; school management and more.
UCOL students have access to
Lynda.com - Learn a new skill online, on your time – for free!
Use Lynda.com as you like –
just have a look at the offerings and identify courses that are of relevance
and interest, and then work through the materials as you please.
Think about using Lynda.com to
improve skills required as part of your coursework - have a look or chat to
your Lecturer about what might complement your own personal learning.
Tip - to gain maximum benefit
from the materials available on Lynda.com, try working through the
instructional materials in a structured way in order to gain maximum benefit
from the online materials available.
Includes NZ Acts, Bills, Regulations, and glossary as well as a guide to using the New Zealand Legislation website.
Oxford Art Online offers simultaneous searching across: Grove Art Online, The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms, Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, The Oxford Companion to Western Art.
The Oxford English Dictionary is the accepted
authority on the evolution of the English language over the last millennium. It
is a guide to the meaning, history, use and pronunciation of over half a
million words, both present and past.
Oxford Music Online
offers simultaneous searching across: The Oxford Companion to Music, Grove Music Online, The Oxford Dictionary of Music
PubMed Central (PMC) is the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) free digital archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature.
An e-book service providing online access to electronic books and videos covering two specific course areas.
Safari Tech Books Online provides access to a comprehensive range of leading professional IT books from operating systems to
e-commerce - macromedia to web design.
Safari Business Books Online covers a variety of critical business skills ranging from communication and problem solving to leadership, customer service and employee performance.
SafetyCare New Zealand produces Occupational Health and
Safety DVDs for New Zealand Workplaces. SafetyCare Safetyhub provides
access to a wide range of Workplace Health and Safety and Skills
ScienceDirect College Edition offers more than a quarter of the world's scientific, medical and technical information online. Consists of over 2,000 peer-reviewed journals.
For tips on how to get started, check out the online tutorials.
Download thousands of medical illustrations, videos, interactive tools, and monographs of anatomy, physiology, embryology, surgery, trauma, pathology, diseases, conditions and other topics.
Standards New Zealand
Standards New Zealand database provides full-text access to NZ Standards (NZS) and joint Australian / NZ Standards (AS/NZS).
Subject areas include health and disability, construction and building, environmental management, legal risk, information technology, sport and recreation to name a few.
Please use the Terms and Conditions page to access the Standards New Zealand Library of content.
The Treaty of Waitangi Collection brings together leading
thinking on this foundational document, including works by acclaimed scholars
such as Claudia Orange, Judith Binney, Vincent O’Malley, Alan Ward and Aroha
Harris. Designed and managed by award-winning New Zealand publisher Bridget
Williams Books, the Collection is a living resource backed by a long-term
vision for Treaty scholarship into the twenty-first century.