The following databases cover a huge range of subjects including articles related to beauty and body therapy.
Gale Interactive - Human Anatomy(external link)
Users can manipulate and explore 3D models, allowing you to better visualise and understand human anatomy. For accessing this database, Chrome browser is preferred
Health and Wellness Resource Centre(external link)
Provides integrated access to medical, statistical, health, and related information.
LinkedIn Learning(external link)
LinkedIn Learning provides access to many useful resources on creative industries(external link). It also includes relevant learning resources on Business(external link) and technology.(external link)
A database of videos dealing with safety related issues in diverse workplaces. Useful resources for anyone interested in health and safety protocols.
These databases may be useful when searching for articles published in New Zealand or specific to a New Zealand context.
Australia New Zealand Reference Centre(external link)
Full text articles available from thousands of Australian NZ journals, newspapers etc.
CCH IntelliConnect(external link)
Employment and HR; GST cases, commentary, legislation; Tax legislation, etc.
Chartered Accountants Australia New Zealand(external link)
An organisation for more than 33,000 accounting and business professionals across New Zealand and Australia.
Digital New Zealand(external link)
This database aggregates New Zealand-related resources at one place. DigitalNZ includes videos, newspapers, maps, photographs, audio recordings, artworks, news reports, and many other kinds of digital content. Users can access journals related to New Zealand and research theses from academic institutions of this country. Theses and research papers are accessible from this section(external link) of the website.
INNZ Index New Zealand(external link)
New Zealand Journals indexed by the National Library of New Zealand.
Research Bank(external link)
This is an open research repository that includes research, mainly theses and dissertations, produced by students and staff while affiliated with Unitec, Eastern Institute of Technology (EIT), Otago Polytechnic, Toi Ohomai and Southern Institute of Technology (SIT),which are part of Te pūkenga. This repository includes mainly recent research produced by these institutions.
The Treaty of Waitangi Collection(external link) - BWB eBooks
This collection includes books that cover diverse aspects of the Treaty of Waitangi. Bridget Williams Collection also includes critical issues collection(external link) and texts collection(external link), which explores issues related to New Zealand from an in depth perspective.
Waitangi Tribunal(external link)
Access to Waitangi Tribunal reports - browse, or search full text.
The Costume Gallery(external link)
Provides photos, illustrations and information on the history of hair and fashion.
DermNet NZ: the dermatology resource(external link)
Skin diseases, conditions and treatment for patients and their health professionals.
L'Oreal Paris(external link)
The world's largest cosmetics and beauty company. Concentrating on hair colour and care, skin care, sun protection, make-up, and perfumes.
Massage New Zealand(external link)
Promotes the benefits of massage, lists registered massage therapists and supports professional massage therapists throughout New Zealand.
Melanoma New Zealand(external link)
Melanoma New Zealand’s website provides information about different aspects of melanoma, a form of skin cancer.
New Zealand Association of Registered Beauty Therapists(external link)
Includes a section(external link) on Code of Ethics(external link) and health and safety guidelines for beauty therapy clinics, spas and training establishments.
Salons Direct(external link)
One of the leading UK blogs for hair and beauty professionals.
Useful resources including how to videos(external link) to protect oneself from high levels of ultra-violet radiation in New Zealand. Resources on skin cancer(external link) are also helpful.
Worksafe New Zealand(external link)
New Zealand's workplace health and safety regulator.
For more resources on health related information, please check out our nursing programme area section
Additional reading and research resources can be found in the library collection including books and magazines via this link below.