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Key Earth & Environmental Sciences Databases
The most comprehensive database in the geosciences containing over 3 million references to geoscience journal articles, books, maps, conference papers, reports and theses.
Web of Science
Excellent research tool for all areas of earth & environmental sciences, or search individually:
- Web of Science Core Collection (multidisciplinary citation database; includes Science Citation Index)
- Biological Abstracts (entire field of life sciences)
- CAB Abstracts (includes soil science)
International, multidisciplinary citation database. Includes articles in press, and web sources which are searched via Scirus.
Google search engine for scholarly articles and books. Includes citation linking, and full-text searching of many publications.
New Zealand Science
New Zealand Science is an extensive index of New Zealand science provided by the Crown Research Institutes, Conservation Department, and the Royal Society of New Zealand.
Other Databases Recommended for Earth & Environmental Sciences
A Google-style search of selected journal article databases, ebooks, Massey Research Online, and other resources.
A full text database of New Zealand Bills, Acts, Statutory Regulations and case law.
Covers the Environmental Handbook and accompanying case law, Land Law, Law of Transportation, Resource Management Act and accompanying case law and the Salmon Environmental Law. Click on "IP users, click here to log in".
A full text newspaper database covering articles from most New Zealand newspapers (e.g. New Zealand Herald and Dominion Post). You can untick any databases that are not relevant to your topic (e.g. Business Wire or Radio New Zealand).
Index New Zealand
Indexes most New Zealand journals and newspapers published in New Zealand. Use other databases listed on this page to find New Zealand topics published in overseas journals.
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Last updated on Monday 17 May 2021