Computing & Information Technology

Check out the research databases and websites 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 print 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 civil engineering.

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

Other Key databases

ACM Digital Library(external link)
This is a research, discovery and networking platform containing the full-text collection of all Association for Computing Machinery publications, including journals, conference proceedings, technical magazines, newsletters and books; a collection of curated and hosted full-text publications from select publishers and the ACM Guide to Computing Literature, a comprehensive bibliographic database focused exclusively on the field of computing.

LinkedIn Learning(external link)
LinkedIn Learning provides access to many useful resources on technology(external link) topics. It also includes relevant learning resources on Business(external link) and creative industries(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 you are 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.

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.

NMIT BIT project reports(external link)
If you need to see what other students at NMIT have written for their BIT project reports click this link to get a list of them.

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)

Recommended websites

Australian Computer Society(external link)
Certification requirements, professional development, employment options, information resources for the Australian ICT industry.

Computing Research Repository(external link)
Funded by Cornell University, allows you to search, browse and download IT related papers at no charge.

IEEE Computer Society(external link) 
Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers.

IFixit(external link)
A website which offers a free repair manual.

Institute of IT Professionals (ITP)(external link)
Promotes education and sets policies, standards and practices for ICT in New Zealand.

Webopedia(external link) 
Online dictionary and search engine for computer and Internet terms.

Worksafe New Zealand(external link)
New Zealand's workplace health and safety regulator.

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