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Science Communication: Images & Multimedia

Find Images from Digital Libraries & Databases

Stereo 3 Microscope | Ealing Beck Ltd Source: The Design Council

Use the wide range of online digital libraries and subscription image databases to find images for your project. Be sure to check reuse terms and conditions, if you consider them for your creative project.
Stereo 3 Microscope | Ealing Beck Ltd  
Source: The Design Council via VADS

Find New Zealand Images Online

Find digital images from Aotearoa New Zealand using the tools below.

Find Free Reuse Images

Gas Meter Dial A view of the dial on the gas works meter. The Gasmeter Company West and Gregson Oldham

Gas Meter Dial (Ashley Dace
/ CC BY-SA 2.0

Use the tools below to find digital images that you are free to reuse in your project.

AudioVisual Collections @ the Library

The AV Collections are distributed throughout libraries across campus, and all items are listed in the catalogue. They include:

  • Feature films
  • Documentaries
  • TV series
  • Music and much more

DVDs and BluRays are interfiled with books in the main and reserve collections in the relevant library. VHS tapes for all are available in the the reserve on the first floor of the Central Library.

AV viewing/listening facilities are available in group study rooms in Central, Robertson, Science and Medical libraries.

These are indicated by the  icon & are bookable via the Group Study Rooms page - http://marvin.otago.ac.nz/group_rooms/day.php.

Digital Video for Education: eTV


eTV is an online video service for use in education in Aotearoa New Zealand.

It gives access to programmes, documentary and feature films recorded off-air from domestic and international television channels and internet channels. These can be viewed and downloaded under the terms and conditions of the Screenrights Licensing Scheme.

It includes documentaries from National Geographic and Animal Planet.

Further Educational Multimedia