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Concepts & Definitions
- New Zealand Organisations & Government Information
Searches selected article databases simultaneously. Databases include Academic Search Premier, PsycINFO, Australia/New Zealand Reference Centre and Web of Science. Good starting point for undergraduates.
Excellent coverage of multidisciplinary topics in scholarly journals. Not included in Discover.
Social Work Toolkit
A collection of resources including expert opinions, case studies, book chapters, summary sheets, and audio and video clips.
Social Services Abstracts
Specialist database for social work and social policy. Not included in Discover.
Google’s academic search. Excellent coverage of scholarly journals and good for New Zealand topics.
Database Licence Information
Legal guidelines about how and by whom Library-subscribed article databases may be used.
Search to find Library books, journals, DVDs & other material.
Postgraduate students and staff: Search Libraries Worldwide to find and request books that are not held by any Massey University Library.
Books and Ebooks at Massey Library
How to find ebooks
Locate Massey, New Zealand and international theses.
Search across a range of specialist encyclopedias for a comprehensive overview of a topic.
ScienceDirect Reference Works
Select Social Sciences then enter search terms.
Concepts & Definitions
Dictionary of Social Work
Defines terminology, concepts and policies relating to key terms and discusses implications for social work and and social care. Use Firefox or Chrome for best display.
Counseling and Therapy in Video
Videos of counselling sessions that may be useful for some areas of social work practice.
Recorded television programmes from New Zealand and selected international channels. Good background for current and professional issues.
SAGE Research Methods
Full-text content from books, dictionaries, encyclopedias, handbooks, journals, and videos.
Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW)
ANZASW is the professional association for Social Workers in Aotearoa New Zealand.
Social Workers Registration Board (SWRB)
A Crown agency that provides public assurance that registered social workers: (a) meet professional standards of competent practice, (b) are accountable for the way in which they practise, and (c) undertake ongoing professional development.
New Zealand Government
Guide to government services. Includes Government A-Z information for all government departments and organisations.
Ministry of Social Development
Government information about social welfare and social services.
New Zealand Parliament
Parliament's homepage. Includes information about legislation, select committees, Hansard, oral questions and written questions.
New Zealand Parliament: Electorate Profiles
Includes election results, statistics about people, households and industries, deprivation statistics, and maps for the seven Māori electorates and the 64 general electorates in New Zealand.
Westlaw NZ Legal Databases
Full-text libraries spanning many areas of law in New Zealand including bills, acts, regulations, and case law; and includes family law. Click on Sign in by IP Access from the Westlaw NZ homepage.
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