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A collection of online "premium" databases you can access for free with your library card. Not a member? Join online

Search across thousands of articles on a range of topics, or browse online magazines and newspapers

Choose a database by subject

Arts & Design

Visual arts, craft, architecture, fashion, images, more...

Books & Reading

Reading suggestions, booklists, author information, reviews, more...

Business

Trends, current articles and data, small business, company information, more...

Computing & Technology

Internet, searching, software, tutorials, articles & news, more...

Encyclopaedias

Dictionaries, NZ and world reference books, Encyclopedia Britannica, more...

Facts & Figures

Countries, world records, statistics, more...

Funding & community

Sponsorship, grants, scholarships, awards, Wellington, community groups, more...

Govt & law

NZ legislation, parliamentary papers e.g. Hansard, central and local government, more...

Health

Health conditions, well-being, medical treatments from trusted sources, more...

History

Genealogy, local and world history, more...

Jobs & careers

Employment, adverts, job hunting, training & development, more...

Kids & Homework

Encyclopaedias, games, picture book eBooks & more...

Languages

Translation, world newspapers, ESOL, learning languages, more...

Magazines

Full text articles and indexes covering thousands of journals, more...

Māori

Dictionaries, name indexes, niupepa, iwi histories, more...

Music

Listen online, lyrics, styles, artists, composers, more...

Newspapers

Current local, national and world newspapers, also historical, more...

New Zealand

Local history, reference resources, articles and newspapers, indexes, more...

People & places

Biographies, countries, historical and current, world and NZ, more...

Phone books & directories

Current & historical, post office directories, electoral rolls, more...

Science

Current articles, reference sources, research, more...

Social comment

Current affairs, contemporary issues, society, culture, more...

Study & homework

Encyclopedias, reference works, tips, articles and newspapers, more...

Transport & cars

Road codes, repairs & maintenance, models, consumer information, more...

A-Z Index

Know exactly what you're looking for? Try our A-Z index of databases.

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Getting Started

For general help questions for all our resources, plus more in-depth quickstart guides for some, visit our eLibrary Help page.

Contact us

If you have any technical problems using the databases that the introductory help above doesn't resolve, please let us know.

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