This guide covers both the technical & engineering aspects of aviation and also the management & business aspects of aviation.

Articles (journals, newspapers, magazines)

Looking for journal articles? Search our article databases to find what you need. We recommend these key databases for aviation topics:

Arrow Scopus Click for more information View a demonstration.
Multidisciplinary database excellent for all areas of technology, but also covering the management and health aspects of aviation. Includes patents.
NOTE: Scopus, Web of Science, and Google Scholar show numbers of citing articles, a powerful way to follow scholarly discussion on a topic. View a Demonstration.

Arrow Web of Science Click for more information View a demonstration.
Another multidisciplinary database, very highly regarded. Covers technological, management, and human factor aspects.

Arrow Business Source Complete Click for more information View a demonstration.
Major database for business & management. The first place to look if you are researching management, marketing, economic, or organisational aspects of aviation.

Arrow Google Scholar Click for more information View a demonstration.
The famous Internet search engine, restricted to academic material only. Excellent for technical and business aspects.

Arrow IEEE Xplore Click for more information
Put out by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, this database is the most technically-focused. Search the entire database or limit your search to Aerospace.

Arrow Database Licence Information
Legal guidelines about how and by whom Library-subscribed article databases may be used.

Books & Ebooks

Arrow Search Discover
Search Discover to find Library books, journals articles, DVDs & other material.

Arrow Find Massey University Aviation Theses

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Aviation Organisations

Regulatory Organisations

Arrow Contains significant New Zealand content Civil Aviation Authority of New Zealand

Arrow Contains significant New Zealand content Transport Accident Investigation Commission
Particularly useful are the Aviation investigations and the Aviation Safety Recommendations.

Arrow International Civil Aviation Organization


Arrow Passport Click for more information View a demonstration.
Company profiles. Also excellent for country and market information.

Arrow Business Source Complete Click for more information
Includes SWOT analyses of companies, as well as Airlines Industry Profile reports for a range of countries.

Arrow Factiva Click for more information
Company information and news items View a demonstration. .
Only 5 simultaneous Massey users permitted.

Arrow Complete list of sources for finding New Zealand company information.

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Background Information

Arrow ScienceDirect Reference Works Click for more information
Includes aviation. Has a geography and social sciences focus.

Arrow Find other aviation encyclopedias and handbooks

Concepts & Definitions

Arrow Dictionary of Aviation

Arrow Find other aviation dictionaries

Useful Links

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