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

About this site

This site is run by EPIC, a purchasing consortium which enables access to quality databases in over 150 member libraries throughout New Zealand.

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This site provides information for staff of EPIC member libraries, to support the use of EPIC resources.


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This license means you can use and adapt these resources for your own use. Any new resources you create must acknowledge EPIC and must be non-commercial. You do not have to re-license your new works on the same terms.


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Page last updated: 24 February 2010.