ONLINE RESOURCES

The following online resources are available to students at the college:

BFI InViewBritish history documentaries streamed online - 20th century & early 21st century (themes: education, industry, economy, health, law, environment, immigration, race, equality) MASSOLIT: English literatureMASSOLIT offers curriculum-relevant video lectures across the subject collections: History, Classics, Philosophy, English Literature. The lectures are delivered by senior academics and specifically designed for A-level students
British Library: Sounds50,000 recordings of music, spoken word, oral history, accents, dialects, interviews, wildlife, human & natural environment. MASSOLIT: HistoryMASSOLIT offers curriculum-relevant video lectures across the subject collections: History, Classics, Philosophy, English Literature. The lectures are delivered by senior academics and specifically designed for A-level students
British Newspapers 1600 - 1950 (e-newspapers/periodicals)Extensive digital archive of national & regional (Scotland, England, Ireland, Wales) newspapers, pamphlets, Penny Papers, newsbooks, ephemera, plus periodicals MASSOLIT: PhilosophyMASSOLIT offers curriculum-relevant video lectures across the subject collections: History, Classics, Philosophy, English Literature. The lectures are delivered by senior academics and specifically designed for A-level students
Business Source Elite (e-journals)now available via EBSCOhost Online Research Databases on this page- business, management & economic e-journals MediaPlus (multimedia)Documentaries, videos, news clips, images, audio files from various sources, eg. Getty Images, Wellcome Trust, ITV, C4 & ITN News, Royal Geographical Soc., St George's Med. School, BFI.
Cambridge Companions Online (e-books)E-book versions of the Camb. Companions to literature, music, classical civilisation, philosophy, religion & culture (5000 fully-searchable essays) Naxos Music Library- Classical, jazz, world, folk, blues, rock, pop, nostalgia music - Music notes, cover artwork, tracklist, instrumentation and publisher information - More than 40,000 composer and artist biographies
ChildlinkLatest information for those working with children, young people & families - includes welfare, legislation, education, health, lifestyle, justice, youth affairs, employment and benefit issues Oxford English DictionaryComplete dictionary online: 600,000 English words from the last 1000 years. Useful for finding definitions of words/ phrases & the etymology of a word. Includes an historical thesaurus of the OED.
Credo ReferenceReliable source for starting research about a topic: search academic reference e-books & dictionaries online - includes images, mind map search facility, Collins bilingual dictionaries. Oxford reference (e-books)Reference e-books with reliable overviews of topics for all subjects - published by OUP
DigimapUp to date Ordnance Survey digital mapping for Great Britain - detailed maps showing building outlines, street level maps, road atlas style maps and maps for outdoor activities. Primal Pictures: Anatomy & Physiology Online (digital 3D)19 human body-system modules, 3D models, animations, dissection slides, 250 clinical topics & case studies. Use your normal username & password to log on
Drama OnlineStreamed European and American plays (audio & video) Proquest Database (e-journals & e-newspapers)Journals archive(1681-2000) - subjects include humanities, social sciences, literature, philosophy, religion, performing arts, history, classical civilisation, archaeology, architecture, psychology, art, music, linguistics, languages, science. UK Newsstand(1980-current) - newspaper articles
EBSCOhost E-journals Database (e-journals)Full text articles from 5000 journals—information for every academic subject. Particularly good for sciences, EPQ, Business, Economics, Sport, Education Review Magazines Archive (e-journals)A-level journal articles - English, History, Geography, Law, PE, RS, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Psychology, Sociology, Politics, Business, Economics
Education Research Complete (e-journals)now available via EBSCOhost Online Research Databases on this page Shakespeare Survey Online (e-journal)Online annual journal of international Shakespearean critical essays. Writers discuss Shakespeare's plays & poetry, film interpretations & Elizabethan theatre
elawStudentUp-to-date English & Welsh legal material for AS/A2 level students: includes cases, statutes, lectures & relevant articles SPORTDiscus (e-journals)now available via EBSCOhost Online Research Databases on this page
Espanol ExtraSpanish A level resources online: includes exercises, games & recordings of native Spanish speakers. SpringerProtocolsProcedural methods in life sciences
European Newsstream (e-newspapers)European and UK newspaper articles online - includes French, German & Spanish titles UK Newsstand (e-newspapers)Covers international, national and regional news. UK Newsstand combines regional and national British newspaper titles in a single database.
Gut!German language e-resource UK Parliamentary PapersCollection of over 200,000 HoC papers - includes full text 18th, 19th, 20th, 21st century Bills, Papers, Reports & Accounts
Issues OnlineSocial issues articles & statistics: eg, alcohol, health, crime, drugs, discrimination, environment, relationships, citizenship, family. Your Home Institution Shibboleth Login, then your college username/password Vogue (e-journal: US edition)now available via Proquest Databases on this page
MASSOLIT: ClassicsMASSOLIT offers curriculum-relevant video lectures across the subject collections: History, Classics, Philosophy, English Literature. The lectures are delivered by senior academics and specifically designed for A-level students
  • BFI InView
  • British Library: Sounds
  • British Newspapers 1600 - 1950 (e-newspapers/periodicals)
  • Business Source Elite (e-journals)
  • Cambridge Companions Online (e-books)
  • Childlink
  • Credo Reference
  • Digimap
  • Drama Online
  • EBSCOhost E-journals Database (e-journals)
  • Education Research Complete (e-journals)
  • elawStudent
  • Espanol Extra
  • European Newsstream (e-newspapers)
  • Gut!
  • Issues Online
  • MASSOLIT: Classics
  • MASSOLIT: English literature
  • MASSOLIT: History
  • MASSOLIT: Philosophy
  • MediaPlus (multimedia)
  • Naxos Music Library
  • Oxford English Dictionary
  • Oxford reference (e-books)
  • Primal Pictures: Anatomy & Physiology Online (digital 3D)
  • Proquest Database (e-journals & e-newspapers)
  • Review Magazines Archive (e-journals)
  • Shakespeare Survey Online (e-journal)
  • SPORTDiscus (e-journals)
  • SpringerProtocols
  • UK Newsstand (e-newspapers)
  • UK Parliamentary Papers
  • Vogue (e-journal: US edition)

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