Reference

Science and Technology

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* Agriculture
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* Associations and Institutes
* Astronomy & Space
* Biology
* Building and Construction
* Chemistry
* Computers & electronics
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* Energy
* Engineering
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* Forestry and Arboriculture
* Horticulture
* Living World
* Magazines
* Mathematics
* Measurements and Unit Conversion
* Mining & Minerals
* News
* Nuclear Science
* Patents and Intellectual Property
* Physics
* Research Bodies
* Standards
* Timber and Wood Technology
* Transport
* Volcanoes
* Zoos, Botanic Gardens and Wildlife Parks

Sites

* FindNZarticles
Index to magazines newspapers and journals. Includes records from the Papers index - Christchurch City Libraries, Southern regional news index - Dunedin Public Libraries, Publications database - Landcare Research NZ Ltd and Index New Zealand - National Library of New Zealand, and other New Zealand Science indexes, and Te Ao Hou, Te Māori and Te Kaunihera Māori. Index only.
* Inventions and Discoveries
Explore the impact of inventions and discoveries that continue to shape our world today. Part of World Book Web.
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* Lynda.com
Online video training in a wide range of business, education, design and technical topics, tools and software. Access this at any of our libraries.
* ProQuest Research Library
Resources for researchers. Designed to extensively cover the top 150 core academic subject reference areas.
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* ProQuest Science Journals
Get instant access to the latest news, research and developments with this full-text science journal collection. More than 250 current publications, with a further 130 titles in abstract and index form.
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* Science in Context
Curriculum-related science content for high school and university students, teachers and researchers. Merges reference content with journal articles and media reports.
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* Science Reference Center
Full text science-oriented content. This database contains full text for nearly 640 science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, and more. Topics include: biology, chemistry, earth & space science, environmental science, health & medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science & society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology and wildlife.
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* CDs, Super Glue, and Salsa: How Everyday Products Are Made: Series 3
Provides coverage of household and high-interest products. Alphabetically arranged entries illuminate the secrets behind the manufacture of a product through the details of its history, including who invented it and why; how it was developed and how it works; how and from what it is made; how the product might be used in the future Ed. Mei Ling Rein. Detroit: U*X*L, 2003.
From The Gale Virtual Reference Library.
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* The New Penguin Dictionary of Science
Published by Penguin Books, 1998 Electronic Resource from Credo reference.
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* Science & Technology @ Te Puna Web Directory
* Science @ Credo referenceplus
A collection of reference books covering Science.
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* Science @ Oxford Reference Online
A collection of reference books covering Science.
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* Science of Everyday Things
Expands on the explanations of scientific principles and concepts using a straightforward, step-by-step approach. Presents theories in their everyday applications for further understanding. Ed. Neil Schlager. Detroit: Gale, 2002.
From The Gale Virtual Reference Library.
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* Technology @ Credo referenceplus
A collection of reference books covering Technology.
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* 1001 inventions
1001 Inventions is a groundbreaking global educational initiative exploring the Muslim contributions to building the foundations of Modern Civilisation. For a thousand years, Muslim civilisation stretched from southern Spain as far as China. From the 7th century onwards, scholars of many faiths built on the ancient knowledge of the Egyptians, Greeks and Romans, making breakthroughs that paved the way for the Renaissance. The discoveries made by men and women in Muslim civilisation have left their mark on the way we live today. 1001 Inventions uncovers a thousand years of science and technology that had a huge but hidden impact on the modern world.
* ABC Science Online
An online gateway to science, featuring programs from ABC radio and TV as well as original online material including a daily science news service, fortnightly features and forums.
* Biosphere New Zealand : biotech for a new world
Initiative of New Zealand's biotechnology industry that showcases businesses and highlights investment opportunities in New Zealand's rapidly growing biotechnology sector.
* Biotechnology Learning Hub
Explores New Zealand's world-class biotechnology sectors and provides resources to support biotechnology teaching and learning in our schools. From Ministry of Research, Science and Technology.
* Brian Mason Scientific & Technical Trust
For the advancement of scientific and technical objectives in Canterbury and Westland, New Zealand.
* Co-Lab International
Connecting New Zealand with world science and technology - offers collaboration opportunities for New Zealand scientists or technologists.
* e=mc squared: the story of the universe
Lecture series celebrating the 100th anniversary of the three major insights into the workings of the universe published by Albert Einstein in 1905.
* Einstein Year - a year celebrating physics
* Eric Weisstein's World of Science
* Everyday Mysteries
Everyday Mysteries will help you get the answers to everyday phenomena that we often take for granted. All of the questions were asked by researchers and answered by librarians from the Library Of Congresses? Science Reference Services.
* Evolution for teaching
This website has been developed to provide a web based resource for use by New Zealand secondary teachers, especially in the science fields of evolution and geological time.
* Foundation for Research Science & Technology Tuapapa Rangahau Putaiao
Responsible for investment of public funds in research, science, technology and engineering. It is also responsible for providing independent policy advice on science and technology to Government, and encouraging technological innovation through the Technology New Zealand scheme.
* GeoNet
Monitoring geological hazards (earthquake, volcano, landslide and tsunami) in New Zealand.
* How Stuff Works
Have you ever wondered how the engine in your car works, or what gears do, or what makes the inside of your refrigerator cold? A great place to learn how things work in the world around you. Good for science projects.
* IFixIt
iFixit is a global community of people helping each other repair things. Let's fix the world, one device at a time.
* IPENZ Engineering Heritage
IPENZ has an active programme for the identification and promotion of New Zealand’s engineering heritage. The objective of this Heritage Programme is to inspire and teach present and future generations about New Zealand’s engineering heritage by preserving the legacy of the past through its identification, maintenance and promotion.
* Khan Academy
With particular strength in Math and Science Khan Academy provides thousands of video tutorials with exercises to let you learn online at your own pace.
* Learn & Teach
A collection of activities, articles, evidence and analysis and more, for educators, families, students and anyone interested in teaching or learning about science. From the American Museum of Natural History.
* Ministry of Research, Science & Technology (MORST) Te Manatu Putaiao
focuses on four key goal areas for research and innovation: knowledge, economic, social and environmental. The website also provides links to Crown research institutes and other research organisations in New Zealand.
* National Academies
Advisers to the United States on Science, Engineering, and Medicine
* National Science Digital Library
The National Science Digital Library (NSDL) is an online library for education and research in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics. From the National Science Foundation
* National Science-Technology Roadshow Trust
* Nature Scientific Reports
Online and open access, Scientific Reports is a primary research publication from the publishers of Nature, covering all areas of the natural and clinical sciences.
* New Scientist Book Reviews
* New Zealand International Science Festival Inc.
* PLoS: Public Library of Science
A nonprofit organization of scientists and physicians committed to making the world's scientific and medical literature a freely available public resource. Everything they publish is freely available online for you to read, download, copy, distribute, and use (with attribution) any way you wish.
* Prime Minister’s Science Prizes
The Prime Minister’s Science Prizes recognise the impact of science on New Zealanders’ lives. They are an opportunity for the people of New Zealand to celebrate the contribution of our current scientists and to encourage those of the future.
* Putting People First
Daily insights on user experience, experience design and people-centred innovation
* The Royal Society of New Zealand
Society that promotes, invests in and celebrates excellence in people and ideas, for the benefit of all New Zealanders.
* Science @ Studyit: for NCEA students
Studyit is an online learning environment for NCEA science students.
* Science Archive - BBC - Radio 4
* Science Bulletins
Travel to the cutting edge with Science Bulletins. Learn about recent discoveries in biodiversity, Earth science, and astronomy and see how scientists are using new technologies to study space and our dynamic Earth. From the American Museum of Natural History
* Science Learning Hub
Explores New Zealand's world-class research, science and technology sectors and provides resources to support science teaching and learning in our schools. From Ministry of Research, Science and Technology.
* Science New Zealand
Represents New Zealand’s nine Crown Research Institutes. Information about what they do, current research and opportunities for development and partnerships.
* science.gov
Science.gov searches over 45 databases and over 2000 selected websites from 14 federal agencies, offering 200 million pages of authoritative U.S. government science information including research and development results.
* Technological Innovation in New Zealand
History of technology in New Zealand. From the development of hydro-electric schemes to the Hamilton Jet, it has wide coverage, references are given and it even covers current innovations.
* TechNZ
Technology New Zealand, part of the Foundation for Research Science and Technology, helps businesses develop and adopt new technology and encourages innovation. Useful site with links to experts, training and useful guides on topics such as patents, intellectual property, joint venturing.
* The Vega Science Trust
The Vega Science Trust aims to create a broadcast platform for the science, engineering and technology (SET) communities, so enabling them to communicate on all aspects of their fields of expertise using the exciting new TV and Internet opportunities
* Water for Life Decade (2005-2015)
* The Why files
The Science behind the News.