Your Puke Ariki library membership provides you with free access to subscription databases that puts information at your fingertips about every subject you can think of and probably some you can't!


We have grouped our databases into categories to help make it easier to find the database you might be interested in.

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Niche Academy

Want to know how to get the most out of digital resources? Niche Academy's videos will step you through the how to of our popular resources and other online tools. 

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General Research


Britannica Library

Whatever your age Britannica Library can help answer your questions about the world around you. Browse, search and learn.

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Australia / New Zealand Reference Centre Plus

Newspaper and magazine articles with an emphasis on New Zealand and Australian titles.

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EBSCOhost databases are the most-used, premium online information resources for tens of thousands of institutions worldwide, representing millions of end users.


MasterFILE Complete

General research database for a wide range of topical issues including business, health, education, general science and mass media.

Family and Local History

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Ancestry Library Edition

Discover your family history with There are billions of items to search from all over the world. The Ancestry Library edition is available to use at any of our libraries.

Learn more about Ancestry Library Edition
Access Ancestry Library Edition (only available onsite in our libraries)

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Find My Past

Find my Past is an online database that will help you uncover your family history. Find my Past is only available onsite in our libraries.

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The British Newspaper Archive

The British Newspaper Archive provides online access to millions of pages of British and Irish newspapers from 1703 - 2003. The British Newspaper Archive is currently only available to use onsite in our libraries.

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Digital Library

Your Puke Ariki library membership also provides you with free access to thousands of best-selling eBooks, eAudiobooks, eMagazines and eNewspapers.

You can view the full collection in our Digital Library.