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Training & Marketing Resources for Schools

Training & Marketing Resources especially for schools.

General EPIC information

EPIC presentations

Vendor Training & Marketing Resources

The EPIC vendors have a wealth of training & marketing resources freely available from their websites. Use the database title links and additional marketing & training resource links below to access vendor supplied information about the databases available in the current Ministry of Education funded EPIC subscription on behalf of all New Zealand schools. Vendors can also be contacted directly for further resources, assistance and guidance; contact details are also provided below.

Gale Cengage

Gale Cengage databases
Additional Gale Cengage training & marketing resources
Gale Cengage contact 


EBSCO databases
Additional EBSCO training & marketing resources
EBSCO contact 

Encyclopædia Britannica

Encyclopædia Britannica databases
Additional Encyclopædia Britannica training & marketing resources
Encyclopædia Britannica contact

Oxford University Press

Oxford University Press databases
Additional Oxford University Press training & marketing resources
  • Librarian Resources Centre - links to free promotional material, quizzes, short introductions, recorded demos, training ideas and much more.
Oxford University Press contact

Kowhai Media

New Zealand Geographic
Additional New Zealand Geographic training & marketing resources

Kowhai Media contact

Bridget Williams Books

Treaty of Waitangi Collection

    Bridget Williams Books contact

  • Collections@bwb.co.nz 


      EPIC Logos

      The following are EPIC logos which can be downloaded and used for promotional purposes in relation to EPIC by New Zealand schools.









      EPIC e-Resources Guide Brochure

      Download, save and print the EPIC e-Resources Guide Brochure. The brochure lists all of the resources freely available to New Zealand schools through the Ministry of Education funded EPIC subscription.
      A brief description and recommended year levels are provided for each resource as well as a key to recommended resources for curriculum learning areas.
      Click on the links below to access a printable PDF templates (542KB) to save. 
      When printing ensure that the print settings are set for:
       colour print
      landscape orientation
      print on both sides of the paper (flip on short edge).