Databases and Digital Resources

Scroll down to find databases and digital resources to aid research in a wide range of subject areas.

Click here to access the TGS Library's quick guide to research with databases - packed with tips for searching in EPIC and JSTOR

From National Library of NZ. Click image above and scroll to Epic Discovery logo. Free access at school, see library staff for login to access at home.
For access to a wide range of scholarly content, including academic journal articles, books and primary sources.Login required - see library staff for details
Click on the Digital NZ logo to discover more than 30 million digital items from more than 200 organisations on any topic. Free access - no login required.
Click on logo to search for abstracts to articles from about 1000 NZ periodicals from the 1950s to the present day. Some full-text, if abstract only please see library staff for assistance.
Papers Past provides access to millions of pages of digitised New Zealand newspapers, letters, diaries, magazines, and parliamentary papers. Covers period from 1839 to 1950. Click on logo to access - no login required.
Click on the logo for Google Scholar, a simple and effective way to search a vast range of global scholarly articles. Free access - no login required.
Includes over 800,000 pages of original documents collected by Winston S. Churchill throughout his life and offers insight into aspects of government, society, war and conflict in the twentieth century. Click on the picture above to access - see library staff for login details.
Comprehensive selection of New Zealand research (some of which is peer-reviewed) from universities, polytechnics and research organisations throughout New Zealand.
NationMaster is where statistics come alive! NationMaster is a vast compilation of data from hundreds of sources and a handy way to graphically compare nations. Free database - click on logo to access.