Haere Mai, Welcome to EPIC.
A purchasing consortium which enables access to quality databases in NZ libraries

Vendor training guides

Guides to using the EPIC resources from the vendors.

Please also go to the Database pages for links to more vendor training & promotional material on the individual resources.


EBSCO Support Tutorials
Note the Introduction to EBSCOhost 2.0, Basic searching, How to create search alerts.

Encyclopaedia Britannica Online

Free training & promotional material including training manuals, guided tours & posters.

Britannica Online Library Edition video demonstration

Gale Cengage

A wide range of guided tours (webcasts), navigation guides and tip sheets including a RDS Business Suite tour.
Gale Cengage training support

Oxford Online

The Librarian Resources Centre includes PowerPoint presentations on the Oxford English Dictionary, Oxford Art Online and Oxford Music Online.
Oxford Online training resources


ProQuest training tutorials There are no specific training tutorials on ProQuest Science Journals, but the ‘Basic & smart searching, Building searches & refining’ can be useful.

New Platform Training YouTube training videos on the new ProQuest platform.

Page last updated: 7 June 2012.