Students have access to books and electronic resources(e-resources), these include e-books, journal articles, databases and more. These online resources are available on and off campus. If asked, log on to the resources using your college username and password.
Perlego Digital Textbooks
It provides unlimited access to over 1,000,000 digital textbooks, over 950 topics and subtopics to choose for students and teachers. Perlego provides individual access to many of the key texts you will use on your programme of study, as well as unlimited access to all the books on Perlego. How to Access: The above resources are available on campus. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org
for remote/off-campus access details.
Find the best library databases for your research.
Archives Hub (JISC)
The Archives Hub provides access to over 18,000descriptions of unique and unpublished primary source material held in archives and manuscript collections in over 80 UK universities, colleges, and research institutes. The Archives Hub forms part of the emerging National ArchivesNetwork and covers a broad range of subject areas.
Thousands of free e-books, poems, articles, short stories, and plays. Also study guides, dictionaries, biographies, religious texts, and popular non-fiction.CORE
CORE provides seamless access to millions of open access research papers.Directory of Open Access Books(DOAB)
A collection of freely available academic eBooks in a wide range of subjects. An initiative to increase discoverability of peer-reviewed open access publications from across Europe.Directory of Open Access Journals(DOAJ)
Access to over 1500 quality controlled scientific and scholarly electronic journals that are freely available on the web. The service will continue to grow as new journals are identified. The Directory aims to be comprehensive and cover all open access academic journals and is not limited to particular languages or subject areas.
DiVA Academic Archive/DiVA Portal
DiVA Portal is a finding tool for research publications and student theses written at 47 universities and research institutions. It is developed and maintained by Uppsala University Library and serves as online academic archive for research and student theses for long term preservation of publications.
EBSCO Open Dissertations
Open Dissertations is an open-access database built to assist researchers in locating both historic and contemporary dissertations and theses. It contains records (some with links to full text) for more than800,000 electronic theses and dissertations from around the world.EThOS: Electronic theses online service (BritishLibrary)
Search over 500,000 doctoral theses. Download instantly for your research or order a scanned copy quickly and easily.EUR-Lex
Free access to European Union law and other public documents, including the Official Journal. Contents amount to over 2 million documents with full text back to 1951.
Getty Open Content Images
Getty Collections is releasing all their images of public domain artworks in high resolution. Images are freely available to download and use. The link takes you to the Open Content browse and search site.Legislation.gov.uk
Managed by The National Archive on behalf of HMGovernment. All UK legislation is published here, including original (as enacted) and revised versions of UK Public General Acts (Statutes) in full from1988, and UK Statutory Instruments in full from 1987. There are additionally, partial datasets for UK Public General Acts (1801-1987), and for UK StatutoryInstruments (1947-1986). Changes to and by legislation can be tracked from2002.London Lives 1690-1800
Primary source database of 240,000 records of 18th century London and Londoners, searchable by name. Material includes parish, hospital and guild records, coroners' reports, poor relief, and criminal justice reports. Users may create individual accounts for increased functionality and the ability to contribute to the database.Open Access Theses and Dissertations(OATD)
Open Access Theses and Dissertations is an index of over1.5 million electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs). To the extent possible, the index is limited to records of graduate-level theses that are freely available online.
Open Research Library
The Open Research Library (ORL) is planned to include allOpen Access book content worldwide on one platform for user-friendly discovery, offering a seamless experience navigating more than 20,000 Open Access books.This vital infrastructure is slated to comprise the most comprehensive collection of peer-reviewed Open Access books accessible for everyone.Open Research Online (ORO)
Open Research Online (ORO) shares the OU's high-quality, peer-reviewed publications. It features over 30,000 research outputs across abroad range of OU research from science to arts. Nearly three quarters of OpenUniversity research was assessed as world-leading or internationally excellent in the UK Research Excellence Framework 2014. Where copyright permissions allow, a full copy of each research publication is directly available from ORO.OpenDOAR
An authoritative directory of academic open access repositories. As well as providing a simple repository list, OpenDOAR lets you search for repositories or search repository contents. Additionally, it provides tools and support to both repository administrators and service providers in sharing best practice and improving the quality of the repository infrastructure. Current development work is funded by JISC, with contributions from the CRC host organisation, the University of Nottingham. OpenDOAR has also been identified as a key resource for the Open Access community and the leader in repository directories.Oxford Text Archive
The Oxford Text Archive develops, collects, catalogues, and preserves electronic literary and linguistic resources for use in HigherEducation, in research, teaching and learning. It holds several thousand electronic texts and linguistic corpora, in a variety of languages. Includes online versions of works by individual authors, standard reference works such as the Bible and mono/bilingual dictionaries, and a range of language corpora.Searchable by author or title.Project Gutenberg
A collection of over 57,000 freely available e-books.Searchable, with list of "top" authors and titles.The Electronic library of mathematics
The Electronic Library of Mathematics contains online journals, article collections, monographs, and other electronic resources in the field of mathematics. All material is in electronic form and access is generally free, except for some periodicals with a "moving wall",i.e., a certain delay period after which resources become freely available.The London gazette
Searchable archives of the London Gazette, Britain's continuously published newspaper, dating back to the late seventeenth century.Includes the Edinburgh Gazette and Belfast Gazette. Note that to save searches, users will need to register.UK Data Services
UKDS provides access and support for an extensive range of key economic and social data, both quantitative and qualitative, spanning many disciplines and themes. It comprises several specialist data services that promote and encourage data usage in teaching and research. N.B. Registration required (on first visit only).