E-Resource Directory

The E-Resource Directory provides access to a wide range of electronic resources including downloadable e-books, all of our electronic resources can be used on any computer or device…

General

  • Academic Search Elite Designed to meet every academic researcher's needs, Academic Search Elite provides access to acclaimed full-text scholarly journals and magazines. Access Instructions (My College Login) If you are not already logged in, you will be asked to log into My College before being redirected to this resource. Visit Resource
  • Complete Issues The digital world can be a confusing place where conflicting opinions, hidden bias and irrational arguments all try to grab our attention. Complete Issues is a safe place where young people can easily find interesting articles, reliable statistics, amazing personal accounts and great websites that help them to quickly understand the world around them. Access Instructions (Username/Password) Log into this resource using the username and password shown below... Username/Password

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  • EBSCO Discovery Service Search all our library resources from one place, with a simple yet powerful search facility that provides all the tools needed to begin academic research. Access Instructions (My College Login) If you are not already logged in, you will be asked to log into My College before being redirected to this resource. Visit Resource
  • ERIC (EBSCO) ERIC contains records and links to hundreds of thousands of full-text documents. It includes records for a variety of source types, including journal articles, books, conference papers, curriculum guides, dissertations and policy papers. Further, researchers can limit search results by education level such as Early Childhood Education as well as on the intended audience such as Counselors or Teachers. Access Instructions (My College Login) If you are not already logged in, you will be asked to log into My College before being redirected to this resource. Visit Resource
  • IHS: info4education A complete reference source for students, graduates and academic professionals who need efficient and current access to British Standards, legislation and other guidance information related to the construction, health and safety, engineering, process and electronics industries. Access Instructions (Username/Password) Log into this resource using the username and password shown below... Username/Password

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  • Issues Online Issues Online provide PSHE resources for teachers, students, parents and librarians. To help students and teachers understand information covering a wide range of PSHE subjects, KS4 topics, lessons and social issues. Access Instructions (In College Only) Access to this resource may be restricted if you are visiting it from home. Visit Resource
  • Literary Reference Center Providing a broad spectrum of information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and time frames... to give students, professors and researchers a foundation of literary reference works to meet their research needs. Access Instructions (My College Login) If you are not already logged in, you will be asked to log into My College before being redirected to this resource. Visit Resource
  • Open Learn from the Open University OpenLearn aims to break the barriers to education by reaching millions of learners around the world, providing free educational resources. Access Instructions (Direct Access) You do not need to log in to access this resource. Visit Resource
  • Open University Open Access Library Resources There is a wide range of freely available information sources, including ebooks, full-text journals, images, reports, statistics and source material. Access Instructions (Direct Access) You do not need to log in to access this resource. Visit Resource

Construction

  • Architects Journal The AJ supports the architecture industry on a daily basis with in-depth news analysis, insight into issues that are affecting the industry, comprehensive building studies with technical details and drawings, client profiles, competition updates as well as letting you know who’s won what and why. Access Instructions (Username/Password) Log into this resource using the username and password shown below... Username/Password

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  • Architects Journal Building Library The AJ Buildings Library showcases thousands of exemplar projects, most from the last 20 years but including major projects back to 1900. Access Instructions (Username/Password) Log into this resource using the username and password shown below... Username/Password

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  • Building For more than 170 years, Building has been an information pioneer for the construction industry, bringing unrivalled intelligence to the market through journalistic coverage, news, analysis and data. Access Instructions (Username/Password) Log into this resource using the username and password shown below... Username/Password

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  • New Civil Engineer New Civil Engineer is the monthly magazine for members of the Institution of Civil Engineers, the UK chartered body that oversees the practice of civil engineering in the UK. Access Instructions (Username/Password) Log into this resource using the username and password shown below... Username/Password

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E-Books

  • Bookboon US Textbooks Bookboon's free online textbooks for students are focused and to the point. They are all written by highly respected professors from top universities in the world and cover topics such as economics, statistics, IT, engineering and natural science. Access Instructions (Direct Access) You do not need to log in to access this resource. Visit Resource
  • EBSCO Ebooks for FE/HE The eBooks for FE/HE Collection is a subscription eBook collection featuring more than 9,300 quality titles on a wide variety of subjects Access Instructions (My College Login) If you are not already logged in, you will be asked to log into My College before being redirected to this resource. Visit Resource
  • ProQuest Ebook Central Access to more than a million ebooks, with 100,000 new titles added each year Access Instructions (Shibboleth) You will need to log into this resource using the Shibboleth option, please use your college username and password when prompted. Visit Resource
  • RNIB Overdrive: Talking Books by digital download Download and listen to audiobooks, talking magazines and podcasts on your computer, smartphone or tablet. Access Instructions (Direct Access) You do not need to log in to access this resource. Visit Resource

Hairdressing & Beauty

  • Hairdresser Training Hairdressing Training is a free service for anyone to use, with no restrictions, the resources act as a useful reference point to aid revision for students and enhance the overall learning experience. Backed by the credibility that every resource has been validated by hairdressing teachers and practitioners in UK FE colleges. Access Instructions (Direct Access) You do not need to log in to access this resource. Visit Resource

Mathematics

  • Citizen Maths Citizen Maths is for people who want to improve their grasp of maths, and become more confident in using maths at work and in life. Access Instructions (Direct Access) You do not need to log in to access this resource. Visit Resource
  • MathsWatch Videos, online assessments, feedback, printable worksheets and so much more to help develop your mathematical skills. Access Instructions (Tutor Defined) Your tutor can provide you with login details for this resource. Visit Resource
  • MyMaths MyMaths is an interactive online teaching and homework subscription website for schools that builds pupil engagement and consolidates maths knowledge. Access Instructions (Username/Password) Log into this resource using the username and password shown below... Username/Password

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Media

  • MediaPlus Bringing more than 100,000 videos, images, and sound recordings to your screen Access Instructions (Shibboleth) You will need to log into this resource using the Shibboleth option, please use your college username and password when prompted. Visit Resource

Online Journals

  • E-Journals Access to the college's online journal subscriptions via EBSCO. Access Instructions (My College Login) If you are not already logged in, you will be asked to log into My College before being redirected to this resource. Visit Resource

Online Magazines

  • Flipster Access leading digital magazines on your mobile device with Flipster, the digital magazine newsstand from EBSCO. Access Instructions (My College Login) If you are not already logged in, you will be asked to log into My College before being redirected to this resource. Visit Resource
  • Sound On Sound Online A continually-expanding archive of highly informative articles that chart the impact of technology on the music production and recording processes. Access Instructions (Username/Password) Log into this resource using the username and password shown below... Username/Password

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Sciences

  • New Scientist Online New Scientist is the world’s most popular weekly science and technology magazine. Its website, app and print editions cover international news from a scientific standpoint, and ask the biggest-picture questions about life, the universe and what it means to be human. Access Instructions (Username/Password) Log into this resource using the username and password shown below... Username/Password

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  • Primal Pictures Anatomy and Physiology The most comprehensive, accurate and detailed 3D models of the human body. Access Instructions (In College Only) Access to this resource may be restricted if you are visiting it from home. Visit Resource
  • Science Reference Center Science Reference Center contains full text for hundreds of science magazines, journals, encyclopedias, reference books and a vast collection of images Access Instructions (My College Login) If you are not already logged in, you will be asked to log into My College before being redirected to this resource. Visit Resource

Social Sciences

  • E-Law Student With over 200 educational institutions as subscribers, E-Law Student is the largest online provider of AS/A Level Law materials. Access Instructions (In College Only) Access to this resource may be restricted if you are visiting it from home. Visit Resource
  • History Reference Center History Reference Center. Covering both U.S. and world history topics, History Reference Center is a full-text database featuring historical reference books, magazines, journals and thousands of primary source documents. Access Instructions (My College Login) If you are not already logged in, you will be asked to log into My College before being redirected to this resource. Visit Resource
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