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New Zealand Digital Resources

Subject Related  Resources.

Digital Citizenship
New Zealand Resources

What Are Databases and Why You Need Them  
Epic Databases

Access databases containing thousands of international and New Zealand magazines, newspapers, biographies, substantial reference works, and images. 

Encyclopeadia Britannica
Easy Access to reliable information on most topics enriched by magazine articles, images and video clips.
Biography In Context
Notable people from throughout history including prominent New Zealanders.
Science in Context
Contextual Information on hundreds of today's most significant science topics.
Health & Wellness Resource Centre
Authoritative answers to general health issues and medical questions.  Includes coverage of alternative medicine and professional level material
World History in Context
Designed wit the student in mind, it covers events and people that have shaped the world from ancient to modern times.
Australia/New Zealand Reference Centre
Newspaper and magazine articles with an emphasis on New Zealand and Australian titles. 
Oxford Art Online
Reference articles on all forms of fine arts and artists including architecture, design and traditional crafts.
Opposing Viewpoints in Context
Rich resource for perspectives on major contentious social, political and technological issues.
Oxford Music Online
Reference articles on musicians, composers, instruments and periods. 
Masterfile Complete
The largest collection of the most popular full text magazines, journals and other hightly-regarded resources from the world's leading publishers, covering vitually every subject area of general interest.
Shakespeare Collection
The most comprehensive, authoritative online resource on Shakespeare.  As well as access to the full text annotated works from The Arden Shakespeare, the collection includes access to general reference data, full text periodicals, criticisms and primary source material. 
Literature Resource Centre
Critical essays, book reviews, biograpahies and author interviews from a range of periods and genres. 
Books & Authors
Find new books to read: search or browse by genre, author, age group, period or theme - or source find current reviews and lists of award winners.  Covers young adult and children's fiction as well as some non-fiction.
GREENR: Global Reference on the Environment, Energy and Natural Resources
Information on the physical, social and economic aspects of the environmental issues. 
The New Zealand Geographic Archive
Access to back issues of the New Zealand Geographic magazine, right from 1989 to the current issue. 
Greenhaven Encyclopaedia of Ancient Egypt
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