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The Cambridge History of the Pacific Islanders edited by Donal Denoon with Raymond Firth et al. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1997.
Craig, R.D. (2004). Handbook of Polynesian mythology. Santa Barbara, Calif.: ABC-CLIO.
Craig, R.D. (2011). Historical dictionary of Polynesia. 3rd Ed. Lanham Md.; London: Scarecrow.
Crocombe, R. (2008). The South Pacific. 7th Ed. Suva, Fiji: IPS Publications, University of the South Pacific.
The cyclopedia of Samoa, Tonga, Tahiti and the Cook Islands Sydney : McCarron, Stewart & Co., 1907.
Guampedia: The encyclopedia of Guam edited by Shannon Murphy with Tanya M.C. Mendiola et al. Mangilao, Guam: Guampedia UOG Station, 2009.[Excellent online resource on Guam]
Historical dictionary of Oceania edited by Robert D. Craig and Frank P. King. Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1981.
SOPAC Pacific Islands Applied GeoScience Commission. Up-to-date data and information on Pacific islands environment, including national and regional data in table, graph, and map form.
Who's who in Australasia and the Pacific nations.A list of political leaders and senior officials in Pacific Island countries.
Bibliographic Database lists literature on Oceania that has been published in Oceania Newsletter No.11/12, February/August 1993 - No. 56, December 2009. Centre for Pacific and Asian Studies, Radboud University, Nijmegen.
Blain Biographical Directory (2010) on Project Canterbury of all Anglican clergy ordained before 1931 who were licensed to work in the ecclesiastical province of New Zealand (including dioceses of Melanesia and Polynesia).
Journal of Pacific History bibliography. Supplement to the Journal of Pacific History.
Kiribati Bibliography compiled by Stephen Trussel.
Samoan Free Online Bibliography This bibliography of about 550 entries is the result of searches of many different online library systems. It is sorted by author, title and date.
Tā-Vā/Tauhi Vā/Teu le Vā
Anae, M. (2008). ‘Teu Le va: Theorising the importance of nurturing relationships in research praxis’. Women’s Studies Journal. Special Issue: Pacific Knowledges.
Fijian-English and English-Fijian Dictionary A basic Fijian to English and English to Fijian Dictionary with a guide to pronunciation and lists of common phrases.
Mangaian dictionary: dictionary of Cook Islands languages Bilingual dictionary.
Pohnpeian English Dictionary
Tokelau dictionary 1986 compiled by Ropati Simona and published by the Office of Tokelau Affairs.
Te Puna Web Directory to Pasifika websites
E - Books
Asian Perspectives: the Journal of Archaeology for Asia and the Pacific
AtoJs Online contains some reports on Pacific Islands from selected volumes of the Apppendices to the Journals of the New Zealand House of Representatives from 1858.
Decolonization: Indigeneity, Education & Society. An interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed, online Open Access journal committed to decolonization work within education, as part of a larger project of decolonization in society.
Graduate Journal of Asia-Pacific Studies A peer reviewed interdisciplinary journal showcasing articles, commentaries, reviews, and visual works of graduate students of the Faculty of Arts at the University of Auckland.
The Journal of Pacific History From 1998 includes section: "Pacific History bibliography". Invaluable annual review which lists all Pacific-related theses from around the world, as well as books, chapters in books, journal articles and theses.
The Journal of the Polynesian Society. Available in hardcopy in the Library and online from Vol. 1 (1892) at http://www.jps.auckland.ac.nz/index.php. Earlier volumes (1892-1941) contain the transactions and proceedings of the society with memoirs now being added. Vocabularies of some of the languages of Polynesia are included with "A list of Polynesian languages" in v. 21.
Oceania covers social and cultural anthropology of the peoples of Australia, Melanesia, Polynesia, Micronesia and Southeast Asia. Includes peer-reviewed ethnographic research.
Oceanic Linguistics is the only journal devoted exclusively to the study of the indigenous languages of the Oceanic area including Austronesian (or Malayo-Polynesian) languages and parts of Southeast Asia.. Cover issues of linguistic theory, report research on historical relations, and information about inadequately described languages.
Pacific Arts Journal includes topics pertinent to the visual and performing arts of the peoples of Polynesia, Micronesia, Melanesia, Australia, and Indonesia, and the Pacific Arts Association Newsletter are both published by the Pacific Arts Association with a very useful blog.
The Pacific Economic Bulletin is a peer-reviewed research publication covering issues relating to economics, governance and policymaking in the Pacific Islands and Papua New Guinea.
Pacific Health Dialog: the Journal of Community Health and Clinical Medicine for the Pacific Region is the only Medline listed medical and public health journal published specifically for Pacific island countries.
Pacific Science focuses on the Biological and Physical Sciences of the Pacific Region.
Pacific Studies. A multidisciplinary journal devoted to the study of the peoples of the Pacific Islands.
Pacific News Sources and Journals Online maintained by Just Pacific lists scholarly online journals and indexes relating to the Pacific including American Anthropologist, Anthroglobe Journal, Directions, Early New Zealand Books, Island Business and others.
Revue juridique polynésienne In French and English this journal publishes legislation and legal issues in Tahiti, Pacific French territories, and the Pacific Islands.
Spasifik magazine publishes Pacific and Maori current news and events in New Zealand and in the Pacific Islands.
Anae, M., Coxon, E., Mara, D., & Wendt-Samu, T. (2001). Pasifika education research guidelines: Final report. Wellington, N.Z.: Ministry of Education Research Division, Auckland UniServices.
Health Research Council of New Zealand. (2005). Guidelines on Pacific health research (3rd ed). Auckland, N.Z.: Health Research Council of New Zealand.
Ministry of Pacific Island Affairs. (2005). Pacific consultation guidelines. Wellington, N.Z.: Ministry of Pacific Island Affairs.
Ministry of Pacific Island Affairs. (2006). Pacific analysis framework 2006 with Pacific consultation guidelines : analysing public policy through Pacific lenses. Wellington, N.Z: Ministry of Pacific Island Affairs.
Tiatia, J. (2008). Pacific cultural competencies a literature review. Wellington, N.Z.: Ministry of Health.
University of Otago (2011). Pacific Research Protocols 2011. Dunedin: University Council of the University of Otago.
Rasmussen-Paese, P., AUT University, Office of Pasifika Advancement, & BRCSS Network. (2008).Bibliographic index of Pacific theses in New Zealand universities. Auckland: Office of Pasifika Advancement, AUT University and BRCSS Network Pacific Team. Three volume index listing doctoral and masters’ theses conducted in New Zealand universities to 2008. Also available in Endnote X Library in CD-ROM.
Baba, T. L., Mahina, O., Williams, N., & Nabobo-Baba, U. (2004). Researching Pacific and indigenous peoples: Issues and perspectives. Auckland, N.Z.: Centre for Pacific Studies, The University of Auckland.
Cultural Mapping Planning and Policy for Federated States of Micronesia, Republic of Palau, Solomon Islands, and Tonga
Efi, Tuiatua Tupua Tamasese. (2008). Su'esu'e manogi = In search of fragrance : Tui Atua Tupua Tamasese Ta'isi and the Samoan indigenous reference / edited and compiled by Tamasailau M. Suaalii-Sauni ...[et al.]. Samoa : Centre for Samoan Studies, National University of Samoa, 2008, c2009.
Community Research Engagement Mai Review Online Journal Special Edition 2010, Issue 3.
Nabobo-Baba, U. (2011). A taxonomy of silence In Nabobo-Baba, U (Ed), Knowing and Learning: an indegenous Fijian approach, pp 94-98, Suva: IPS Publications.
Smith, L. T., (1999). Decolonising Methodologies: Research and Indigenous Peoples. New York: Zed Books; Dunedin: University of Otago Press.
Teaiwa, K. & Mercer, C. (2011). Pacific Cultural mapping, Planning and Policy Toolkit. Noumea: Secretariat of the Pacific Community.
Airini, Anae, M., & Mila-Schaaf, K. (2010). Teu le va - relationships across research and policy in Pasifika education: a collective approach to knowledge generation & policy development for action towards Pasifika education success : report to the Ministry of Education: Wellington, N.Z. : Ministry of Education.
Halapua, S. (2000). Talanoa process: The case of Fiji. Honolulu: East West Centre, Hawaii.
NZ & Pacific Digital Collections University of Auckland Library
Pacific Research Collections of the Australian National University.
Oceania Digital Library is a collaborative project of the University of Hawai'i Library, the University of Auckland Library and The University of California San Diego Libraries, which begun in late 2007 to digitise, preserve and provide searchable access to a range of cultural & heritage resources from Melanesia, Micronesia, and Polynesia.
Pacific Studies WWW Virtual Library of the Australian National University College of Asia and the Pacific. Resources includes historical photographs, bibliographies, dictionaries, maps and atlases, Pacific Manuscripts Bureau archival material, microfilms and unpublished material.
Te Puna Matauranga o Aotearoa : Catalogue & Directories - National Library of New Zealand
The Contemporary Pacific, A Journal of island Affairs, 13 (2), Fall 2001. Issue with articles on Pacific Studies.
Fairbairn-Dunlop, T.P. (2008). Reconnecting to Our Sea of Islands: Pacific Studies in the next decade AlterNative: An International Journal of Indigenous Peoples, 4(1), 45-56.
Hau'ofa, E. (1993). Our sea of islands. In E. Waddell, V. Naidu, E. Hau'ofa (Ed), A new Oceania: Rediscovering our Sea of Islands, pp. 2-19. Suva: University of the South Pacific.
Hviding, Edvard. (2003). Between Knowledges: Pacific Studies and Academic Disciplines. The Contemporary Pacific, 15, 43-73.
Mamak, A., & McCall, G. (1978). Paradise postponed: essays on research and development in the South Pacific. Rushcutters Bay, N.S.W.: Pergamon Press.
Rose, S., Quanchi, M., & Moore, C. (2009). A national strategy for the study of the Pacific [electronic resource]. Brisbane: Australian Association for the Advancement of Pacific Studies.
Wesley-Smith, T. (1995). Rethinking Pacific Islands Studies. Pacific Studies, 18(2), 115-137.
SEE ALSO Resources & Information for Research Institutions with a focus in Pacific Studies.
University of Hawaii Press publisher of academic books and journals on Asia and the Pacific.
Te Puna Web Directory by country or territory
File Last updated by Judy McFall McCaffery: 1 March, 2013