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

 

 

 

 

 

 

Page to Screen

Page to ScreenHave you enjoyed reading a book and want to see the film adaptation? Then come and check out our Page to Screen display at the Nuneaton campus Library.

We have a selection of films based on books available to borrow for one week.

The following are just a few of the titles we have available:

Brooklyn

The Hunger Games

The Remains of the Day

The Kite Runner

A Room With a View

The Green Mile

Cold Mountain

The Harry Potter series

 
You can find more film adaptations at the Hinckley campus Library.

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

 

 

The James Bond Collection

Moonraker Novel ScannedAre you a 007 fan? Then make sure you check out our Bond collection.

We have a selection of Ian Fleming’s novels available. We also have novels by other authors continuing Bond’s adventures. We also have books and E-books about the Bond series.

You can also borrow the latest Bond film Spectre starring Daniel Craig.

To see our Bond collection click here.

 

Books can be borrowed for three weeks. DVDs can be borrowed for one week. You can renew items up to three times, unless they have been reserved by someone else. To find out how to access E-books click here.

 

New Books & DVDs

Microsoft System Center 2012 Service Manager Cookbook ScannedThe Library has a number of new books and DVDs now available to borrow. Titles available include the following:

Books

OECD Skills Beyond School Synthesis Report.

Schooling in the Workplace by Nancy Hoffman.

Shakespeare Made Easy: The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare. Modernised by Alan Durband.

The Human Condition 2nd Edition by Hannah Arendt.

The Origins Of Totalitarianism by Hannah Arendt.

Microsoft System Center 2012 Service Manager Cookbook by Samuel Erskine, Anders Asp, Andreas Baumgarten, Steve Beaumont and Dieter Gasser.

Issues: Cloning and Stem Cells Edited by Cara Acred.

Issues: Education Edited by Cara Acred.

Issues: Biotechnology Edited by Cara Acred.

DVDs

Two copies of The Merchant of Venice  directed by Michael Radford.

Coaching Players: A New Approach

 

 

 

The Future Game – England Football Learning Resources

The Future Game

To coincide with the start of the new Football season, the college Library have purchased The Future Game, The Future Game – Grassroots books and The Future Game – 3D Animations DVD. First published in 2010, the three resources are perfect for students and staff involved at all levels of the ‘beautiful game’.

They can be found in shelf mark 796.3342 in the Sports section of the Nuneaton Campus Library

The Future Game is a brand new blueprint for the overall future of football in this country. Included in the 275 page guide is The FA’s playing and coaching philosophy and guidelines for player development in age specific sections with over a 100 practice sessions. The Future Game has been worked up collaboratively with expert coaches from the professional game.

The Future Game – Grassroots is the essential guide for coaches working with young players in the grass roots game. Aiming to develop their experience, capture imagination and ignite enthusiasm, this book is packed with expert research into young players and advice on creating a positive learning environment.

The boxset contains:

A guide to The FA’s playing and coaching philosophy
A guide to age-appropriate practices with coaching session plans.
An engaging DVD

Lastly, The Future Game – 3D Animations DVD is a coaching animation tool created by the FA Licensed Coaches’ Club in partnership with TactX, to animate the practice syllabus from The Future Game. Over 100 age-appropriate practice sessions are included, each with downloadable practice progressions and key coaching points along with session plans that can also be transferred to other devices.

More information on The Future Game can be found at:

http://www.thefa.com/st-georges-park/discover/coaching/the-future-game

The Future Game 2

Homeless Awareness Week Display

Homelessness 2015 display

This Thursday(14th May)College students and staff will be taking part in a sponsored sleep out, it’s to help raise awareness of homelessness. They will also be raising money for local homeless charity Doorway.

The College Library has a selection of books, DVDs and E-books about homelessness which are available to borrow. The Nuneaton campus Library has a Homeless Awareness Week display, next time you’re in the Library pop in and take a look. Books can be borrowed for three weeks and DVDs for one week. You can renew your items up to six times.

 

Summer Holidays 2015 – Plan, Discover & Indulge with us!

Summer Hols 2015 Final Display

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

If you’ve not planned your Summer Holidays yet, there are loads of resources in the college Library to help you. From our newly-expanded Travel Guide section (Shelf Mark: 900-999), to Language books (400-499), Travel and Tourism (338), Customs and Folklore (390-399), Philosophy and Religion (200-299) and even Arts, Architecture and Photography (Hinckley Campus: 700-799), we should have pretty much everything covered… Apart from booking flights, car parking and transfers of course!

Absolute gems include:

Rough Guides – ‘First Time Around the World’, ‘Spain’, ‘Greek Islands’ + lots more

DK Eyewitness – ‘Italian Lakes’, ‘Canary Islands’, ‘French-English Visual Bilingual Dictionary’ + lots more

Lonely Planet – ‘Europe on a Shoestring’, ‘Malta & Gozo’ + lots more

Collins Discovery World Atlas

Tourist Attractions & Events of the World

The Guardian Green Travel Guide

Instant – ‘Italian’, ‘Spanish’, ‘Greek

To discover what we have on-shelf, check out: http://heritage.nwhc.ac.uk/

Don’t forget we also have a boatload of other resources such as e-books, magazines, ClickView, and DVDs to help you choose your ideal holiday destination!

200+ DVDs and BluRays in the College Library

FilmsCalling all film studies and English literature students! There are over 200 films available from both the Nuneaton and Hinckley libraries. Titles include: Goodfellas, Jane EyreWuthering Heights, Edward Scissorhands, Chocolat, Jurassic Park, Avatar, The Birds, The damned united, The Seventh Seal and Jaws.

Hinckley library also has a selection of BluRay titles, including The Stanley Kubrick visionary filmmaker collection; it contains several of  Kubrick’s signature films, including Lolita2001: A Space OdysseyA Clockwork Orange,  Barry Lyndon and his final film, Eyes Wide Shut.

Whether you’re looking for an adaptation of a classic novel or something which highlights the skill of film editing, you are guaranteed to find what you’re looking for.

DVDs can be borrowed for one week. You can renew items  in person, over the phone or by email if you want to keep them for longer.

Blu-rays come to the library

The library at Hinckley campus now has a small collection of feature films on Blu-ray disks. As with our extensive DVD collection, they are available to loan for a 7 day period free of charge. Don’t worry if you aren’t based at the Hinckley campus – all library items can be sent to whichever campus is your preferred collection point.

The following titles have been purchased on Blu-ray. Click on each title for more information:
Goodfellas
Midnight cowboy
Blade runner
Wall.E
Dawn of the dead
Lolita
2001: a space odyssey
A clockwork orange
Barry Lyndon
The shining
Full metal jacket
Eyes wide shut
O lucky Malcolm

Please note that feature films will be loaned out in accordance with the British Board of Film Classification age ratings.