Recommended Resources for Subject

Welcome to your library subject page. This has been compiled to help you find information for your studies.

Accessing eResources

Use the sections below for links to journals, databases or eBooks related to your subject. The link to each resource also includes login information.

Databases and Journals

eResource Access Details
Infotrac
A one-stop source for news and periodical articles on a wide range of topics.
Within college click on the title of the resource and it will open in a new tab.
For access outside of college clicking on the title opens a login page. Enter the login details you use when logging into the computers in college. Remember to add @aquinas.ac.uk to your username.
JSTOR
A digital library that gives you access to more than 10 million academic journal articles, books, and primary sources on a wide range of subjects.
Within college click on the title of the resource and it will open in a new tab.
For access outside of college click on the title of the resource and then click the link ‘Log in through your library’, which can be found at the top of the web page. In the box ‘Search by Institution Name’ type in ‘Aquinas’ and click the ‘Search’ button. In the list of institutions click the ‘Log in’ link next to ‘Aquinas Sixth Form College, UK’. Enter the login details you use when logging into the computers in college. Remember to add @aquinas.ac.uk to your username.
Science Reference Center
Includes a computer applications, programming and hardware section which provides you with relevant articles on computing topics.
Within college click on the title of the resource and it will open in a new tab.
For access outside of college a login page will open. On the page click on the link ‘Institutional Login’. In the drop-down box labelled ‘Select your region or group’ choose ‘UK Higher Education’. Then select ‘Aquinas College’. Enter the login details you use when logging into the computers in college. Remember to add @aquinas.ac.uk to your username.
Which
Which magazine provides independent advice on a range of consumer issues, including technology.
For access both in and out of college click on the title of the resource. A Moodle login page will open in a new tab. Enter the login details you use when logging into the computers in college. Please do not add @aquinas.ac.uk to your username. The page that opens will give you the unique login details needed to access the resource. Please remember to log out of Moodle once you have accessed the resource.


eBooks

Within college click on the title of the eBook and it will open in a new tab.
For access outside of college a login page will open in a new tab. Enter the login details you use when logging into the computers in college. Remember to add @aquinas.ac.uk to your username.

Title
AQA A-level computer science: includes AS and A-level
AQA AS/A-level computer science: workbook 1
AQA AS/A-level computer science: workbook 2
BTEC level 3 national in IT
Pearson BTEC national information technology: student book


Other eResources

eResource Description
Ted Talks ’Ideas worth spreading’ – features great videos and talks from some of the leading speakers on ‘Technology/Entertainment and Design’. Features talks from designers and some interesting videos on technology.

If you need help and advice using any of the resources please contact a member of staff at one of the Library Help Desks. These are located on the first and second floor of the Learning Centre. Alternatively please use our contact form.