CCH New Zealand

NZ E-Commerce Law

Online information for Contract and e-Commerce law for 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.



The Cochrane 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 Full Text Finder​

EBSCO Full Text Finder - 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.​



EBSCOHost Databases

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



Encyclopaedia Britannica Online

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.

To access eTV UCOL staff and students should register via the eTV website. If you have trouble registering please contact UCOL IT support.

View eTV user guide here

Please note: Due to browser compatibility issues, it is recommended that you use the following browsers: Firefox, Chrome or Safari when viewing eTV.




A database of awards, scholarships and grants for New Zealand people.



INNZ - Index New Zealand

Index New Zealand is an index of selected New Zealand magazines, newspapers and journals. Titles are covered from 1987 onwards.

​UCOL students have access to - Learn a new skill online, on your time – for free!

​Use 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 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, try working through the instructional materials in a structured way in order to gain maximum benefit from the online materials available.



NZ Acts and Regulations

​Includes NZ Acts, Bills, Regulations, and glossary as well as a guide to using the New Zealand Legislation website.



Oxford Art Online

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.



Oxford English Dictionary

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

Oxford Music Online offers simultaneous searching across: The Oxford Companion to Music, Grove Music Online, The Oxford Dictionary of Music





PubMed Central (PMC)​

PubMed Central (PMC) is the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) free digital archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature.



O'Reilly Saf​ari​

Access O’Reilly Safari’s entire collection of IT and Business subjects; 40,000+ online books from top publishers; 4,900+ video courses and O'Reilly conference videos; 200+ learning paths; 300+ live online training classes.



SafetyCare Safetyhub Videos

Care 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 Training videos.




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.



SMART Imagebase

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 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​

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.