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 maritime, fishing,
marine engineering, shipping etc.

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

Other useful databases

GreenFILE(external link)
Covers all aspects of human impact on the environment.

Global Issues In Context(external link)
Covers extensive topics including those related to maritime.

IHS Safety at Sea(external link) 
Provides access to archived copies of IHS journals -Safety at Sea, Fairplay and Dredging and Port Construction  username/Subscriber ID: 4010016733 password/Surname: of Technology

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.

Science Direct(external link)
Includes journal articles and book chapters covering maritime topics.

Science in Context(external link)
For assignments and projects it provides detailed coverage of popular subjects.

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

Check out these websites for trusted information.

Battery University(external link)
Offers hands-on battery information to engineers, educators, media, students and battery users alike.

Fisheries(external link)
Ministry for Primary Industries website.

Forums Fisheries Agency (FFA)(external link)
Established to help Pacific Island countries sustainably manage their fishery resources.

HyperPhysics(external link)
A comprehensive coverage of physics with online tutorials.

International Maritime Organization(external link)
Agency with responsibility for the safety and security of shipping and the prevention of marine pollution by ships.

Marine Insight(external link)
Articles on all ship equipment and operations.

Martins Marine Engineering Page(external link)
Information and resource to professionals and novices in the commercial marine world.

Maths resources(external link)
Wolfram Mathworld, is a free mathematics resource from Wolfram Research, IXL learning's maths section(external link) also provide mathematics learning resources.

Pacific Community - Fisheries Newsletter(external link)
Newsletter of the Pacific Community Coastal Fisheries Programme -published 3 x per year.

Physics clips- Electric Motors Generators(external link)
Electric motors, generators, alternators and loudspeakers are explained using animations and schematics.

Professional Skipper Magazine(external link)
Free online journal focusing on the maritime industry with all types of yachts, commercial ships and fishing boats.

Silownia(external link)
A Polish site with pictures of marine engines and machinery undergoing repairs. Good for overall viewing of real machinery.

SKF(external link)
SKF bearing, hydraulic couplings, and hydraulic bolts for marine uses. Includes animations of fitting and removing of components.

Secretariat of the Pacific Community - Division of Fisheries, Aquaculture and Marine Ecosystems(external link)
Provides information to the SPC's 22 member countries on the management and development of their aquatic resources.

Secretariat of the Pacific Community - Regional Maritime Programme(external link)
Maritime news and information.

Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC)(external link)
For the conservation and management of highly migratory fish stocks in the Western and Central Pacific Ocean.(external link)

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

Further Reading

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

Maritime(external link)

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