Don’t Forget Our DVDs and Blu-Rays!

Don’t forget that the Library stocks some of the latest Hollywood and British movies , all available for a week’s loan!

Arrival
Starring Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Forest Whitaker, Julie Scarlett, Michael Stuhlbarg, Tzi Ma
Directed by Denis Villeneuve
Linguistics professor Louise Banks (Amy Adams) leads an elite team of investigators when gigantic spaceships touch down in 12 locations around the world. As nations teeter on the verge of global war, Banks and her crew must race against time to find a way to communicate with the extraterrestrial visitors. Hoping to unravel the mystery, she takes a chance that could threaten her life and quite possibly all of mankind.

 

 

Deepwater Horizon
Starring Mark Wahlberg, Kurt Russell, Kate Hudson, Gina Rodriguez, Dylan O’Brien, John Malkovich
Directed by Peter Berg
On April 20, 2010, the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig explodes in the Gulf of Mexico, igniting a massive fireball that kills several crew members. Chief electronics technician Mike Williams (Mark Wahlberg) and his colleagues find themselves fighting for survival as the heat and the flames become stifling and overwhelming. Banding together, the co-workers must use their wits to make it out alive amid all the chaos.

 

 

Hell or High Water
Starring Jeff Bridges, Chris Pine, Ben Foster, Gil Birmingham, Katy Mixon, Dale Dickey
Directed by David McKenzie
Toby is a divorced father who’s trying to make a better life for his son. His brother Tanner is an ex-convict with a short temper and a loose trigger finger. Together, they plan a series of heists against the bank that’s about to foreclose on their family ranch. Standing in their way is Marcus, a Texas Ranger who’s only weeks away from retirement. As the siblings plot their final robbery, they must also prepare for a showdown with a crafty lawman who’s not ready to ride off into the sunset.

 

I, Daniel Blake
Starring Dave Johns, Hayley Squires, Sharon Percy, Kate Rutter, Kema Sikazwe
Directed by Nuneaton’s very own Ken Loach!
Daniel Blake (Dave Johns) is a 59-year-old widowed carpenter who must rely on welfare after a recent heart attack leaves him unable to work. Despite his doctor’s diagnosis, British authorities deny Blake’s benefits and tell him to return to his job. As Daniel navigates his way through an agonizing appeal process, he begins to develop a strong bond with a destitute, single mother (Hayley Squires) who’s struggling to take care of her two children.

 

Moonlight
Starring Mahershala Ali, Trevante Rhodes, Ashton Sanders, Naomie Harris, Alex R.Hibbert
Directed by Barry Jenkins
A look at three defining chapters in the life of Chiron, a young black man growing up in Miami. His epic journey to manhood is guided by the kindness, support and love of the community that helps raise him.

 

 

 

 

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
Starring Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Mads Mikkelsen, Ben Mendelsohn, Forest Whitaker
Directed by Nuneaton’s very own Gareth Edwards!
Former scientist Galen Erso lives on a farm with his wife and young daughter, Jyn. His peaceful existence comes crashing down when the evil Orson Krennic takes him away from his beloved family. Many years later, Galen becomes the Empire’s lead engineer for the most powerful weapon in the galaxy, the Death Star. Knowing that her father holds the key to its destruction, Jyn joins forces with a spy and other resistance fighters to steal the space station’s plans for the Rebel Alliance.

 

Wonder Woman
Starring Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, David Thewlis, Connie Nielsen, Ewen Bremner
Directed by Patty Jenkins
Before she was Wonder Woman (Gal Gadot), she was Diana, princess of the Amazons, trained to be an unconquerable warrior. Raised on a sheltered island paradise, Diana meets an American pilot (Chris Pine) who tells her about the massive conflict that’s raging in the outside world. Convinced that she can stop the threat, Diana leaves her home for the first time. Fighting alongside men in a war to end all wars, she finally discovers her full powers and true destiny.

 

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New Books and DVDs Available

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

Books

The Child In Society by Hazel R. Wright

The Workhouse: The People, The Places, The Life Behind Doors by Simon Fowler

Edexcel GCSE (9-1) Mathematics Foundation: Student Book edited by Naomi Norman and Katherine Pate

Managing Madness: Changing Ideas and Practice by Joan Busfield

Ross Kemp On Afghanistan: My Experiences on the Front Line With the British Forces

A-Z Of Hell: Ross Kemp’s How Not To Travel The World

Health Inequality: An Introduction To Concepts, Theories and Methods 2nd edition by Mel Bartley

There Ain’t No Black in the Union Jack by Paul Gilroy

The Constitution Of Liberty by F.A Hayek

The Cambridge Social History Of Britain, 1750-1950, Volume 3: Social Agencies and Institutions by F.M.L Thompson

DVD

Doctor Who (The Christopher Eccleston Years) The newly regenerated Doctor lands on earth and meets Rose (Billie Piper).

 

Books can be borrowed for up to three weeks. DVDs may be borrowed for one week. All borrowed items can be renewed up to three times, unless the items have been reserved by someone else.

SUBJECT GUIDES – NEW EXPANDED SECTION NOW AVAILABLE ONLINE!

We’ve been hard at work expanding our Subject Guides section on our website to now include over 40+ tailor-made pages that cover everything from Animation to Child Care, Drama to Mathematics, Media Studies to Public Services and much more!

On each page you’ll find lists of subject-relevant books, e-books, magazines, DVDs, streamed video (on our media player, ClickView), external websites and links to extremely useful study help sites.

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Hopefully you’ll find everything you need, however if we have missed out a subject or a particular excellent website, please feel free to contact us and we’ll include it in our ever-expanding list, it’s an organic thing!

Why not take a look for yourself and discover something new?

New Books and DVDs Available

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

Books

The City and Guilds Textbook: Level 3 Diploma in Site Carpentry and Bench Joinery by Martin Burdfield, Stephen Redfern and Colin Fearn

Automotive Bodywork and Rust Repair by Matt Joseph

Hillier’s Fundamentals of Automotive Electronics 6th edition

Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care Level 3 by Linda Wyatt et el

Leadership in Health Care 3rd edition by Jill Barr and Lesley Dowding

You and Your Action Research Project 4th edition by Jean McNiff

Step By Step: Microsoft Powerpoint 2016 by Joan Lambert

Step by Step: Microsoft Excel 2016 by Curtis Frye

Step by Step: Microsoft Word 2016 by Joan Lambert

Step by Step: Microsoft Outlook 2016 by Joan Lambert

Step by Step: Microsoft Visio by Scott A. Helmers

Pearson BTEC National Business Student Book 1: For the 2016 specification

Pearson BTEC National Engineering: For the 2016 Specification

Developing School Readiness: Creating Lifelong Learners by Kathryn Peckham

Improving Classroom Learning With ICT by Rosamund Sutherland, Susan Robertson and Peter John

What Colour Is Your Parachute? 2018 by Richard N. Bolles

Level 2 Diploma Principles of Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair by Graham Stoakes, Eric Sykes and Catherine Whittaker

How To Paint Your Car revised edition by Dennis W. Parks

Car Painting by Matthew Jones and Ian Taylor

Neoliberalism by  by Damien Cahill and Martijn Konings

Sharing: Crimes Against Capitalism by Matthew David

 

DVDs

The Zookeepers Wife – The film tells the true story of the Polish couple who ran the Warsaw zoo. During WW2 the couple worked with the resistance and tried to save many families from Nazi persecution. Directed by Niki Caro. Starring Jessica Chastain and Daniel Bruhl.

Moonlight –  The film follows the life of one man; from his childhood through to when he becomes an adult. Directed by Barry Jenkins. Starring Mahershala Ali and Naomie Harris.

Their Finest – Set in Britain during the Blitz. A film crew try and make a film to raise the flagging morale of the UK population. Directed by Lone Scherfig. Starring Gemma Arterton and Bill Nighy.

The Sense of an Ending – A retired man is forced to face up to his actions when he was younger. Directed by Ritesh Batra. Starring Jim Broadbent.

 

Books can be borrowed for up to three weeks. DVDs may be borrowed for one week. All borrowed items can be renewed up to three times, unless the items have been reserved by someone else.

 

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.