October 2008 Entries
The Political Studies Audiovisual Database records have been uploaded onto Voyager. The database has been removed from LEARN and all items previously in this database can now been found by searching Voyager.
So here it is. www.nzonscreen.com. Online access to full length doccumentaries (e.g. Patu!) and film. Sample episodes of titles such as Spot On, Hudson & Halls, Gloss, Billy T, E Tipu e Rea, etc. Some titles only display excerpts.
The United Nations has provided free online access to the Yearbook of the United Nations.
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The Conch is Calling is an exhibition showcasing emergent Māori and Pacific Island artists. Cross-cultural influences are the central theme in this mixed media exhibition.
George Fraser Gallery 30 October-8 November
Artstation Gallery 29 October-5 November
Online guides to United States political campaigns, elections and the presidency have been added to CQ Electronic Library.
The second edition of the International Social Sciences Encyclopedia is available online in Gale Virtual Reference Library.
Rock's Backpages is a Library of rock music writing and journalism. It provides access to an exclusive archive of reviews, interviews and features on artists from Aaliyah to ZZ Top.
Brill's New Pauly is an encyclopedia of the ancient world and is now available on the Library's website.
The Department of History presents 2008 Keith Sinclair Lecture by Professor Bruce Scates, Chair of History and Australian Studies, Monash University.
The database Perdita Manuscripts is now available from the Library website. It contains full digital facsimiles of sixteenth and seventeenth century manuscripts.
The 2008 edition of L'Année philologique (volume 77) is available online. The database now includes publications from 1949-2006.
17th-18th Century Burney Collection Newspapers has facsimile copies of the 700 volumes of newspapers collected by Charles Burney (1757-1817) and now held at the British Library. Including over 1,200 titles and over a million pages, this is one of the largest collections of early English newspapers, newsbooks, Acts of Parliament, addresses, broadsides, pamphlets, and proclamations.
In the First Person is an online index to over 4,000 collections of personal narratives in English, offering keyword searching of more than 700,000 full-text pages from some 18,000 individuals from all walks of life. It also contains pointers to some 4,300 audio and video files and 30,000 bibliographic records.
The New Zealand Electronic Text Centre NZETC has announced the addition of forty-one new texts to the online collection.
There is a significant expansion of the 19th century New Zealand novels collection which now contains fifty-eight volumes. The new titles include the very first novel to be set in New Zealand, the 1778 "The Travels of Hildebrand Bowman"