Mental Health Awareness Week 8th-14th May 2017

This week is Mental Health Awareness Week. In Britain the most common mental health conditions are depression and anxiety.

We have a wide range of resources focusing on Mental Health conditions. Below are just a few of the available resources. Click here for our full list.

Mental Illness by Cara Acred

Drugs, Alcohol and Mental Health (2nd edition) by Alan and Vicky Cornwell

Anxiety and Stress by Cara Acred

Not So Secret Life of the Manic Depressive (ClickView Video, available to watch on and off campus.)

Asperger’s Syndrome: A guide for parents and professionals by Tony Attwood

Dealing With Mental Illness by Craig Donnellan

A World of Pain: Meera Syal on self harm (DVD)


We also have the Sorted! Collection, this is a series of books focusing on a range of conditions and issues such as Depression, OCD and Bereavement. These books offer help and advice on dealing with these conditions. They are useful for all age groups and can be borrowed by both students and staff.

Please speak to college counselors, friends, colleagues or tutors if you are struggling with anything. Talking to someone else can help.


New Books & DVD Available

We have some new books, and a new DVD available to borrow. Books may be borrowed for up to three weeks. DVDs can be borrowed for one week. You can renew your loans three times, unless they have been reserved by someone else.



Studying Human Resource Management 2nd edition edited by Stephen Taylor and Carol Woodhams

Introduction To Employment Law: Fundamentals for HR and Business Students 4th edition by Kathy Daniels

AQA Law For A2 5th edition by Jacqueline Martin and Chris Turner

Great Ways To Learn Anatomy and Physiology 2nd edition by Charmaine McKissock

Cell Biology & Biochemistry by Tracey Greenwood et al

Core Concepts in Cell Biology edited by Rebecca Alvania

Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel

The Murder Of Mary Russell by Laurie R. King

Dreaming Spies by Laurie R. King

The God Of The Hive by Laurie R. King

Shadowmancer by G.P. Taylor

Once Upon A Time: A short history of the Fairy Tale by Marina Warner

The Irresistible Fairy Tale : The cultural and social history of a genre by Jack Zipes

The Uses Of Enchantment: The meaning and importance of Fairy Tales by Bruno Bettelheim

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story –  Rebels attempt to steal the plans to the Death Star. Directed by Gareth Edwards. Starring Felicity Jones and Ben Mendelsohn.



World Autism Awareness Week 27th March – 2nd April 2017

This week is World Autism Awareness Week. The Library has a range of resources to help people learn about this condition, and how to support those with it. We have Autism and Autism Spectrum Disorder related books, E-books, documentaries and ClickView videos available. Find a selection of these titles below.


I’m Not Naughty-I’m Autistic: Jodi’s Journey by Jean Shaw

The A Word (ClickView Video)

Autism: The Facts by Simon Baron-Cohen

Autism Spectrum Disorders Through The Life Span (E-book)By Digby Tantam

Awakened By Autism: embracing autism, self and hope for a new world by Andrea Libutti

Autism In The Early Years: A Practical Guide by Val Cumine, Julia Leach and Gill Stevenson

Autism and Me  (DVD) Directed by Rory Hoy

100 Questions and Answers About Autism: expert advice from a physician/parent caregiver by Campion Quinn

The Reason I Jump: one boy’s voice from the silence of Autism by Naoki Higashida

Autism: understanding the disorder by Gary Mesibov



Click here to find all our Autism resources.






New Books and DVDs Available


We have some new books and DVDs available for you to borrow.


Advanced Biology 2nd edition by Michael Kent

Anatomy and Physiology in Health and Illness 12th edition by Anne Waugh and Allison Grant

Advanced Biology For You 2nd edition by Gareth Williams

The Accountant – An accountant gets caught up in a cover up involving millions of dollars. Directed by Gavin O’Connor. Starring Ben Affleck.

The Light Between Oceans – A couple who live in a lighthouse keep a baby they find washed up following a shipwreck. Directed by Derek Cianfrance. Starring Michael Fassbender and Alicia Vikander.

Arrival – A scientist must make contact with an alien race who have arrived on Earth. Directed by Dennis Villeneuve. Starring Amy Adams and Jeremy Renner.


Books can be borrowed for three weeks. DVDs can be borrowed for one week. You can renew items three times, unless they have been reserved by someone else.




International Women’s Day – 8th March 2017

Today is International Women’s Day, celebrating the achievements of women around the world. The Library has plenty of novels(fiction and non fiction) and films written and directed by women. We also have film adaptations, books and documentaries about some of them too. Come in and have a browse.

Fiction may be borrowed for three weeks and DVDs for one week. You can renew your items three times, unless they’ve been reserved by someone else.

Here are just a few of the female authors and directors available; give their names a click to see which of their titles we have available in the Library.

Jane Austen

Helen Fielding

Kathryn Bigalow

Daphne Du Maurier

Louisa May Alcott

Malala Yousafzai

J.K. Rowling

Virginia Andrews

Enid Blyton

Diana Gabaldon

The Bronte Sisters

Dodie Smith

Stephanie Meyer

Anne Fontaine

Sharon Maguire

George Eliot







New DVDs Available

miss-peregrines-home-dvd-scannedSome new DVDs are now available from the Nuneaton campus Library.

The Magnificent Seven – A town hires seven outlaws to help protect them. Directed by Antoine Fuqua. Starring Denzel Washington, Chris Pratt and Ethan Hawke.

Inferno – Robert Langdon(Tom Hanks)wakes up in an Italian hospital and finds himself the target of a manhunt. Directed by Ron Howard. Starring Tom Hanks and Felicity Jones

Deepwater Horizon – Film about the real life Deepwater Horizon oil rig disaster. Directed by Peter Berg. Starring Mark Wahlberg and Kurt Russell.

Bridget Jones’s Baby – Bridget discovers she is pregnant, but who is the father? Mark Darcy or Jack? Directed by Sharon Maguire. Starring Renee Zellweger, Colin Firth and Patrick Dempsey.

Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children – Children with extraordinary powers must fight to save their world. Directed by Tim Burton. Starring Eva Green.


DVDs may be borrowed for one week. You can renew them three times, unless they have been reserved by someone else.

New DVDs Available

new-nuneaton-dvdsWe have some new DVDs available at the Nuneaton campus Library.

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo – Computer hacker Lisbeth Salander and journalist Mikael Blomkvist search for a missing girl. Directed by Niels Arden Oplev.

The Girl who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest – Lisbeth is charged with murder. Mikael tries to prove her innocence and expose a political cover up. Directed by Daniel Alfredson.

Hell or High Water – A Texas Ranger(Jeff Bridges) pursues two brothers (Chris Pine and Ben Foster)who are robbing banks. Directed by David Mackenzie.

Jason Bourne – Jason Bourne(Matt Damon)is once again on the run. Directed by Paul Greengrass.

The Purge: Election Year -Leo Barnes(Frank Grillo)must protect presidential candidate Charlie Roan(Elizabeth Mitchell)on purge night. Directed by James De Monaco.

Burn After Reading – Spy comedy. Starring George Clooney,Tilda Swinton, Brad Pitt and John Malkovich.Directed by the Coen Brothers.

Nine Lives – A billionaire(Kevin Spacey)gets turned into a cat. Directed by Barry Sonnenfeld.

Mechanic: Resurrection -Bishop’s life is once again in danger as he has to complete a list of assassinations. Starring Jason Statham, Jessica Alba, Michelle Yeoh and Tommy lee Jones. Directed by Dennis Gansel.

DVDs may be borrowed for one week. You can renew them up to three times, unless they have been reserved by someone else.

New Books & DVD Available

issues-5-scannedThe following books are now available to borrow from the Library.

Handbook of Adolescent Development Editors Sandy Jackson and Luc Goossens

New Headway Intermediate Teacher’s Book 4th edition by Liz and John Soars

The Literature Review: Six Steps To Success 3rd edition by Lawrence A. Machi and Brenda T. McEvoy

Global and UK Poverty by Cara Acred

Globalisation-Good or Bad? by Cara Acred

Bullying by Cara Acred

Body Confidence by Cara Acred

Spotlight – True story about reporters who uncovered a sexual abuse scandal in Boston. Starring Michael Keaton.

New Books and DVDs Available


The following books and DVDs are now available to borrow from the Nuneaton campus Library.


The Scramble For Africa 3rd edition by M.E. Chamberlain

Blackstone’s Statutes on Criminal Law 2016-2017 by Matthew Dyson

Blackstone’s Statutes on Criminal Justice and Sentencing 6th edition by Nicola Padfield

Blackstone’s Statutes on Family Law 2016-2017 by Mike Oldham

Blackstone’s Statutes on Company Law 2016-2017 by Derek French

Blackstone’s Statutes on Employment Law 2016-2017 by Richard Kidner

Despite the Falling Snow – Set in cold war Moscow, a spy and a politician fall in love. Directed by Shamim Sharif. Starring Rebecca Ferguson and Charles Dance.

Money Monster – A TV host is held hostage in a studio, every moment is broadcast to millions of viewers. Directed by Jodie Foster. Starring George Clooney, Jack O’Connell and Julia Roberts.




New DVDs Available At Hinckley

new-hinckley-dvdsThese new DVDs have arrived at the Hinckley campus Library.

Wings of Desire – Angels observe humanity. Directed by Wim Wenders. Starring Bruno Ganz and Peter Falk. (Blu-ray)

Room– A mother and her son escape from the room they have always lived in.  Directed by Lenny Abrahamson. Starring Brie Larson. (Blu-ray)

The Hateful Eight – Eight strangers are stuck together during a blizzard. Who can be trusted? Directed by Quentin Tarantino. Starring Kurt Russell. (Blu-ray)

A Hologram For The King – A man travels around the world to try and avoid bankruptcy, pay his daughter’s college tuition and finally do something great with his life. Directed by Tom Tykwer. Starring Tom Hanks. (DVD)

Broadchurch – Acclaimed crime series.  Detectives investigate the murder of a boy. Who is responsible for his death? Directed by James Strong and Euros Lyn. Starring David Tennant and Olivia Colman. (Blu-ray)

The Big Short – Four people take on banks for their greed. Based on a true story. Directed by Adam McKay. Starring Christian Bale and Steve Carrell. (Blu-ray)

The Nice Guys – Two mismatched detectives investigate a murder and search for a missing girl. Directed by Shane Black. Starring Russell Crowe and Ryan Gosling. (Blu-ray)

Captain America: Civil War– Members of the Avengers team turn against one another. Directed by Anthony and Joe Russo. Starring Chris Evans and Robert Downey Jr. (Blu-ray)

Paris, Texas – A man reunites with his family after many years. Directed by Wim Wenders. Starring Harry Dean Stanton and Dean Stockwell. (Blu-ray)

The Graduate – A college graduate falls in love with an older woman. Directed by Mike Nichols. Starring Dustin Hoffman and Anne Bancroft. (Blu-ray)