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Nau Mai Haere Mai | Welcome to your Ecology Subject Guide
This Guide brings together important research resources for Ecology. These include :
Different types of resources are available via the navigation bar, above.
Please contact the subject librarian for Ecology (contact details on the right) with any questions about finding the resources you need!
New Resource : Earth Systems and Environmental Sciences Reference Module
A great online resource for Undergraduate students!
This collection of Elsevier reference material in this subject area draws largely on encyclopedias and other major reference works. It combines thousands of related reference-work articles into a single source of information that is continuously updated. It uses an hierarchical approach to its subject, making it easy to quickly find what you are after even if you don’t know the authors or key words to use. It will also be useful for anyone wanting to access key authors in their field.
Featured Resource : Grzimek's Animal Life
Grzimek's Animal Life is a continually updated multimedia website based on Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia. It includes peer-reviewed information on over 4000 species with text, maps, photos, videos, and audio tracks.
Postgraduate Information Sessions and Workshops 2020
There are Library sessions and workshops provided specifically for Postgraduate students. For more information and to register go to face-to-face sessions, or Zoom workshops.
Information sessions 10-11am (face to face) and 1-2pm (via Zoom) on the last Wednesday of the month
- 29 Jan, 27 May, 30 Sep - Postgraduate Library Services – An introduction to Library support, recommended resources and services.
- 26 Feb, 24 Jun, 28 Oct - Effective Search Strategies - Learn how to search recommended databases for relevant literature, and manage your results
- 25 Mar, 29 Jul, 25 Nov - The Thesis Guide – For new thesis students, about preparation, copyright compliance, submitting, and depositing.
- 29 Apr, 26 Aug, 9 Dec - Researcher Profiles - Building an online profile to promote your research, and yourself.
Hands-on Workshops 10-11.30am (face to face) and 1-2.30pm (via Zoom) on Tuesdays & Thursdays twice a year
- 28 Apr, 3 Nov - EndNote: Managing your references - A hands-on workshop using EndNote to store, group, edit and annotate references, and cite while you write (basic level).
- 30 Apr, 5 Nov - Research Data Management - Make sense of the complexity around data storage, description, re-use and archiving.
- 5 May, 10 Nov - Getting published - Practical tips for postgraduates. Learn how to develop a publishing strategy and identify the right journals for submission.
- 7 May, 12 Nov - Impact Metrics - Understand tools that explain impact factors and ranking for what to read, and where to publish.
Subject Librarian | Kaitiaki Pukapuka
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