Cross searches many relevant databases.
The famous Internet search engine, restricted to academic material only.
Multidisciplinary database covering scholarly literature, global patents, and websites.
A good general source of information on Australian & New Zealand topics.
Indexes a wide range of New Zealand journals and newspapers.
Searchable full-text of a wide range of New Zealand journals, magazines, radio transcripts, and newspapers.
Primary database for psychology. Includes coverage of communication, behavioural sciences and organisational psychology.
Primary database for modern languages, literature, linguistics and other communicative behaviour.
Some coverage of business communication and organisational development.
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Books and ebooks
The electronic version of a 12-volume print encyclopedia. Very comprehensive.
An excellent and comprehensive overview of this aspect of the field.
Aimed at undergraduates and others new to the field, its articles are clear and easy to understand.
Very good coverage of communication and its intersection with other academic disciplines.
Concepts and definitions
A U.K. publication with detailed entries, and very good on theoretical concepts. It includes a topic guide which lists all entries under 26 major headings, and a chronology.
A collection of different dictionaries, including definitions of terms from many academic fields.
View recorded television programmes from New Zealand and international channels. Also includes channels in languages other than English.
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