Databases

 Databases are where you can search for articles from journals, magazines and newspapers. Ebooks will also appear.


 

Discovery

Discovery Search multiple databases at once. Find full text articles and ebooks from all of the databases below (except Google Scholar)

Ebsco

Ebsco Click to search business, education, environment, Australasian news, general reference, ebooks

FilmsOnDemand

Films On Demand View 1000's of streamed videos covering business & economics, communication, art, politics, education, English, environmental science, sociology and history, plus many more areas

Gale

Gale Search full text resources covering environmental studies, entrepreneurship, global issues, arts, business, economics, communciations & mass media, biography.

ProQuest

ProQuest

Click to search business, arts, computer, Asia, education. linguisitics, politics, science and news.

Now including the Entrepreneurship database - this is not searched by Discovery.

ScienceDirect

Elsevier ScienceDirect.jpg Click to search social & behehavioural sciences, journal articles & ebooks

World Book Online

 World Book Web Logo

WBO contains 1000's of encyclopedia articles, rich multimedia. It includes an Activity Centre and integration with Google Drive and Google Classroom

Google Scholar

GoogleScholar Freely accessible search engine. Use Discovery to check if we have the full text

 English Language resources

Active Reading (Clarity English)

Only 20 concurrent users can use at any one time. Can't get in? Try again in 10 minutes

 Active Reading helps learners develop the whole range of reading skills: prediction, vocab strategies, inference, skimming, topic sentences and more.

Road to IELTS (Clarity English)

Only 20 concurrent users can use at any one time. Can't get in? Try again in 10 minutes

 Prepare for IELTS

Gale

 Gale  Use the In Context databases - Global issues, Biography; Environmental studies; Science; World history; Middle School - to locate resources with reading levels by using advanced search for each invididual database

World Book Online

 World Book Web Logo  

WBO contains 1000's of encyclopedia articles, rich multimedia. It includes an Activity Centre.

 


Final research projects

You can view a small number of student final research projects online. You can see the list of online research project here. The Library has the hard copy of all the research projects available to use in the Library, you can see the list of hard-copy research projects available since 2013 here.  


OpenAthens

When you access a database off-campus you will be asked to login with your OpenAthens username (your IPU email) and password. You will need to have activated your account, by following the emailed instructions. Are you a current student or staff member and need OpenAthens? Email library@ipu.ac.nz to arrange for access.

Note that:

Password length must be between 8 and 20 characters and contain a mix of letters and characters that are not letters.

Passwords are case sensitive.

Forgotten password?

Go to: https://login.openathens.net/auth#forgottenpassword

When used an email is sent to you with an activation link that will let you choose a new password. This does not disable the account and access will continue to work with the old password until a new one is set. Remember to use your IPU email address.

The forgotten password page will not work for accounts that have never been activated. 

 


Need help?

Check these guides on searching and using Table of Contents and Referencing in Microsoft Word

pdf Discovery search - basic (0.46MB)
pdf Identifying Keywords.pdf (0.17MB)
pdf Searching the Catalogue.pdf (0.54MB)
pdf Creating a table of contents in Microsoft Word (0.28MB)
pdf Referencing in Microsoft Word (0.52MB)
pdf APA 6 referencing and style guide (0.59MB)