Connecting to: finding lists for journal articles - web reference sites - Ebooks
The library subscribes to a variety of online databases, enabling students and staff access to a broad range of electronic learning support resources on a 24-7 basis. Most contain full text publications including journal articles, books, conference proceedings and may include images, video and audio material. Check in the catalogue as well for already downloaded documents.
Click the links in the titles below for access.
- Chiropractic and related:
Index to Chiropractic Literature:
The most complete index to Chiropractic journals.
A customised Google search of websites relevant to chiropractic
Physiotherapy evidence database. Indexes some Chiropractic material too.
College only databases:
To access these, you must be a student or staff member of the New Zealand College of Chiropractic or an approved user of the Library. A login and password is required in accordance with the conditions of License Agreements- if you don’t have a copy of these, please ask one of the Library staff.
Provides the latest information and materials in the evolving practice of holistic medicine and therapies.
Access to nursing and allied health journals, evidence-based care sheets and quick lessons.
Textbooks and other non-fiction titles; also locate individual titles through the library catalogue.
MANTIS (Manual, Alternative and Natural Therapy Index System)
Chiropractic, osteopathy and Allied Health. Mostly abstracts, some full text.
MANTIS thru ChiroAccess OR HealthIndex
The largest companion to the MEDLINE (PubMed) index and provides full text for over 2,400 medical journals. Many are available with no embargo to allow users to access the information as soon as it is published.
Natural and Alternative Treatments
Focuses on alternative and holistic approaches to health care and wellness.
Rehabilitation Reference Centre
Conditions, exercise images, patient education, exercise routine handouts (customisable) and more
Full text journals, including chiropractic and neuroscience. A green key or page identifies those we subscribe to, others are open access. For off-campus access, please ask us for the links.
MedLine public access (National Library of Medicine)
The Cochrane Library of Databases
The Cochrane Library of systematic reviews and protocols
Includes chiropractic and other musculoskeletal therapy titles – most are free full-text.
PMC (National library of medicine)
Free full-text of life sciences journals
Free Medical Journals.com
Links to many of the free full-text medical journals articles available on the web.
ERIC education resources
Bibliographic records of education literature, plus a growing collection of full text.
Other Useful Sites
NZ Ministry of Health
Health statistics, surveys, publications, Codes of Practice
Adam Health Illustrated Encyclopaedia
Anatomy of the Human Body
Online edition of Gray's Anatomy of the Human Body
The Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy
RxList: the Internet Drug List
Details and statistics (Ministry of Health)
Main Maori site on the web. Links, articles, waiata, etc.
Treaty of Waitangi, three interpretations
Paul Moon’s article on the Treaty of Waitangi
The databases may be used only for the purposes of research, teaching or private study. Commercial use, defined as use for the purposes of monetary reward (but excluding use in the course of research funded by a commercial organisation) is prohibited.