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EPIC Special Library subscription options

The EPIC subscription options available to special 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 Special Library Members Only login. If you are an employee responsible for e-resource purchasing of a New Zealand special 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 special libraries that currently subscribe to a package which includes Australia New Zealand Reference Centre

Upgrade pricing options (login required)

National Package Options

Special Library package 


(Offer only available to Government Agency & CRI Libraries)

All 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

Subscription options include:

All Oxford University Press subscription pricing options (login required)


Subscription options include:

All ProQuest subscription pricing options (login required)

Encyclopaedia Britannica

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

Britannica Academic

Encyclopaedia Britannica subscription pricing options (logins required)


Credo Online Reference Service - Academic Core International

Credo subscription pricing options (logins required)

Co Info

Subscription options include:

All Co Info subscription pricing options (login required)

American Library Association

RDA Toolkit

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

RMIT Publishing

RMIT EPIC subscription options infosheet

Subscription options include:

All RMIT subscription pricing options (login required)

Bridget Williams Books

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)