Articles (journals, newspapers, magazines)

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Arrow Discover Click for more information View a demonstration.
Searches most article databases simultaneously, including MLA International Bibliography and Index New Zealand

Arrow Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts  Click for more information
Linguistics and related disciplines in the language sciences.

Arrow  EEBO (Early English Books Online)   Click for more information
Full text of books, statutes and public documents published 1475-1700.

Arrow ECCO TCP (Eighteenth Century Collections Online Text Creation Partnership)
Open access full text of early print books.

Arrow Google Scholar Click for more information View a demonstration.
Academic sources.

Arrow Database Licence Information
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Arrow Google Books Click for more information
Searches across the full-text content of a huge range of books. You can then check by searching Discover to see if the book is held by Massey University Library.

Arrow Finding Theses
Find Massey, New Zealand, and international theses.

Arrow Book Reviews
Search Discover or a recommended article database using the keywords: [book title] (in double quotation marks if more than one word " ") and [review*]

Concepts & Definitions

Arrow Oxford English Dictionary (OED) Click for more information
The meaning, history, and pronunciation of present and past English words.

Arrow Oxford Reference Click for more information
English and bilingual dictionaries, thesauri, quotations and English language reference works.

Arrow Cambridge Dictionary
A range of dictionaries including those recommended for learners of English.

Arrow Contains significant New Zealand content Māori Dictionary
Te aka Māori-English, English-Māori dictionary.

Arrow Contains significant New Zealand content New Zealand Sign Language Dictionary

Multimedia, multilingual dictionary. Search by English or Māori keywords.

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Arrow ScienceDirect Reference Works Click for more information
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Arrow eTV
Recorded and live material from New Zealand and selected international channels. Includes programmes in Chinese, Japanese, German, Spanish and other languages, and content relevant to literature and linguistics topics.

Arrow Shakespeare's Globe on Screen
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