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?

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Search For E-Books On Moodle

e-book-moodle-searchHooray! Searching for E-books just got easier. You can now search from your course sections on Moodle.

Simply look down the side column for the E-book search box; type in the title, author or subject you want to find. Click enter. You will then be taken to the Library catalogue showing the results of your search.

 

Contact Library staff if you need any help.

 

Fantastic E-resources are just a mouse click away

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The Library offers so much more than just books. Through us you can access E-books, streamed videos, magazine/journal archives and interactive videos and tutorials.

E-books are handy, especially if all the physical copies are out on loan. Browse our E-book collection to see what’s available for your course. Access the complete E-book collection here.

ClickView Online really is a treasure. Access recorded TV content and request programmes to be added to our College ClickView Library. Add video clips into Moodle and Powerpoint presentations, create interactive videos and presentations. Never used this? Need a demo? Pop in and see us!

Vogue Archive is a must for Fashion students and staff. Access the complete archive of American Vogue. Access through the library webpage under E-resources.

Check out our range of online archives here.

No password is needed to access in college. For off-campus access you will be asked to type in your normal college login details.

Any questions or problems? Email us – library@nwhc.ac.uk , phone us on extension 3263(Nuneaton),3405(Hinckley) or 7568(SLC) or pop in and see us. We are happy to help.

 

Ebsco ebooks – access from home

 All about college ebooks To access college ebooks hosted on Ebsco:

  • Find the ebook you are interested in on the library catalogue
  • Click on the Read me… button

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To view Ebsco ebooks off-site, you will need to follow the steps outlined below

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  • Click Shibboleth Login
  • In the dropdown menu select UK Higher Education

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  • Choose North Warwickshire & Hinckley College (Shibboleth) from the list
  • A login page will then appear on screen. Use your college login details – the number on your college card and your password.

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Still confused? Contact the library.

VLeBooks – access from home

All about college ebooks

To access college ebooks hosted on VLEbooks:

  1. Find the ebook you are interested in on the library catalogue
  2. Click on the Read me… button
  3. Select Shibboleth login

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  1. Select North Warwickshire and Hinckley College

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  1. Create an account if you are accessing VLEbooks for the first time; otherwise you already should see the book you’ve selected.

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  1. If you are accessing ebooks from home or anywhere else outside the college, you will also be asked to enter your college login.

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You can either read ebooks on screen or download to your tablet or smartphone (handy if you are planning working with the book over several days). To download, you will need an ebook reader app (often already installed on devices; if not, get a free VLeBooks app from App Store or Google Play Store) registered with a free Adobe ID. Then:

  • Click Download
  • Choose for how long you would like to keep the ebook on your device
  • A link Click here to download will be generated; click on it
  • Choose an ebook reader app you would like to use for reading the ebook.

Something doesn’t work? Contact the library.

MyiLibrary ebooks – access from home

 All about college ebooks

To access college ebooks hosted on MyiLibrary:

  • Find the ebook you are interested in on the library catalogue
  • Click on the Read me… button

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To view MyiLibrary ebooks off-site, you will need to follow the steps outlined below

  • Click View all institutions and select North Warwickshire and Hinckley College from the list

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  • A login page will then appear on screen. Use your college login details – the number on your college card and your password.

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Still confused? Contact the library.

E-book bonanza!

Essential anatomy for dummiesNWHC library has enabled access to a number of new e-books:

Marx: beginners’ guide by Andrew Collier
Teach yourself Marx: the key ideas by Gill Hands
Marx dictionary by Ian Fraser
Understanding Marx by Gill Hands
British Qualifications 2013
Personal development all-in-one by Gillian Burn
Anatomy essentials for dummies by Maggie Norris

The college library has an ever-growing number of e-books in all subject areas. Why not use Heritage Online to find ones which could help your studies? For more information on using e-books, click here.

More new e-books!

The library has recently enabled access to the following new e-book titles:

Sociology
Steger, M. Globalization: a very short introduction

Health Studies
Hope, R. Medical ethics: a very short introduction
Runzheimer, J. and Larsen, L. Medical ethics for dummies
(These titles may be useful for Access learners currently researching euthanasia for the health studies assignment.)

Nursing
Peate, I. and Nair, M. Fundamentals of anatomy and physiology for student nurses
Ogden, J. Health psychology: a textbook

Education
Pritchard, A. Ways of learning: learning theories and learning styles in the classroom

Travel and tourism
Boniface, B. et al. Worldwide destinations: the geography of travel and tourism

Drugs
Jacquette, D. Cannabis: philosophy for everyone: what were we just talking about?

For more information relating to e-books, please click here.