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EPIC Tertiary Library subscription options

The EPIC subscription options available to tertiary libraries are provided on this page. Options are listed by vendor and direct links to subscription pricing options are also included.

(To access the subscription pricing options links you will require a Tertiary Library Members Only login. If you are an employee responsible for e-resource purchasing of a New Zealand tertiary library you can request a login by emailing epic@epic.org.nz )

Please also refer to the EPIC subscription guide for an explanation of the information provided on the subscription pricing options pages.


Australia New Zealand Reference Centre Plus - upgrade

Available to EPIC member tertiary libraries that currently subscribe to a package which includes Australia New Zealand Reference Centre (see National Package options below). Members can upgrade their package to include Australia New Zealand Reference Centre Plus. The upgrade price will be charged in addition to the package option price.)

Upgrade pricing options (login required)

National Package Options

EBSCO subscription pricing options (login required)

Gale Cengage

EPIC National package; including:

Individual subscription options to the following:

All Gale Cengage subscription pricing options (login required)

Kowhai Media (New Zealand Geographic)

NZ Geo Infosheet 2017

New Zealand Geographic Bundle; including:

  • New Zealand Geographic Archive
  • New Zealand Geographic TV 

Individual subscription options to the following:

Kowhai Media subscription pricing options (login required)

Oxford University Press

Package Option 1; including:

Package Option 2; including:

Subscription pricing options (login required)

Individual subscription options to the following:

Subscription pricing options (login required)

All Oxford University Press subscription pricing options (login required)


Subscription options include:

ProQuest subscription pricing options EPIC (non-university) tertiary libraries (login required)

ProQuest subscription pricing options EPIC university libraries (login required)

Encyclopaedia Britannica

Britannica's EPIC subscription page - links to further information about all the Britannica subscription options available through EPIC

Subscription options include:

All Encyclopaedia Britannica subscription pricing options (login required)


Subscription options include:

Credo subscription pricing options (login required)

Co Info

Subscription options include:

All Co Info subscription pricing options (login required)


Subscription options include:

All Bookery subscription pricing options (login required)

RMIT Publishing

RMIT EPIC subscription options infosheet

Subscription options (for non-university tertiary libraries) include:

All RMIT subscription pricing options EPIC non-university tertiary libraries (login required)

American Library Association

RDA Toolkit

American Library Association (RDA Toolkit) subscription pricing options (login required)

Infobase Learning 

Subscription options include:

All Infobase Learning subscription pricing options (login required)

Bridget Williams Books

All BWB Collections; including:

  • Treaty of Waitangi Collection
  • BWB Texts Collection
  • Critical Issues Collection
  • New Zealand History Collection
  • New Zealand Sign Language Collection 
  • Women's Studies Collection (Launching in May 2017)

Subscription pricing options (login required)

Individual subscription options include:

Bridget Williams Books subscription pricing options (login required)

Triton AV (Naxos) 

Subscription options include:

Triton AV (Naxos) subscription pricing options (login required)

IGI Global 

IGI Global EPIC brochure

Subscription options include:

IGI Global subscription pricing options (login required)