Beauty & Body Therapy

Check out the research databases and websites for your subject below

Discovery Search(external link)

This search interface facilitates simultaneous search of all library resources, including physical and electronic, at one place. You can search physical books, eBooks, and all resources available through our databases, such as electronic journal articles, theses, book chapters, and reports, through this platform.

Popular multi-subject databases

The following databases cover a huge range of subjects including articles related to beauty and body therapy.

ProQuest(external link)
Academic Search Complete(external link)
Science Direct(external link)
Academic OneFile(external link)

Other useful databases

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)

Safetyhub(external link)
A database of videos dealing with safety related issues in diverse workplaces. Useful resources for anyone interested in health and safety protocols.

New Zealand specific databases

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 the research papers section(external link) and the NZ Research 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. For a more comprehensive coverage of research produced in New Zealand see the research papers section(external link) and the NZ Research section(external link) of Digital NZ(external link)

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 covers many other collections including 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.

Recommended websites

Cancer Society- Skin Cancer(external link)
Skin cancer resources from Cancer Society(external link) New Zealand and melanoma information from Cancer Control Agency(external link).

DermNet NZ: the dermatology resource(external link)
Skin diseases, conditions and treatment for patients and their health professionals.

Health Navigator- Skin Cancer(external link)
Resources on skin cancer including melanoma(external link) from Health Navigator(external link) website.

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.

Ministry of Health(external link)
The Government's principal advisor on health and disability has got resources on skin cancer(external link) too.

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. 

Sunsmart(external link)
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.

Resources from Nursing Programme Area page

For more resources on health related information, please check out our nursing programme area section

Further Reading

Additional reading and research resources can be found in the library collection including books and magazines via this link below.

Beauty & Body Therapy(external link)

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