Recommended Resources for Your 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
A great one-stop source of information on a range of science related subjects, including useful subjects such as applied science which includes the scientific elements of Psychology. Useful topics include dreaming, the mind and articles on the brain.
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.
Issues Online
Issues Online is a reference source addressing contemporary social issues. Easy to use, it is a perfect starting point for any research.
Within college click on the title of the resource and it will open in a new tab.
For access outside of college the link will open in a new tab. Use the ‘Shibboleth’ login by clicking on ‘go to the login area’. Type ‘Aquinas College’ in the box ‘Type the name of your organisation’ and click ‘Continue’. Enter the login details you use when logging into the computers in college. Remember to add @aquinas.ac.uk to your username.
Anatomy TV
Detailed and medically accurate 3-D models of human anatomy for students, educators and health care practitioners. Interact with anatomy by rotating models, peeling away layers and reconstructing them back to their original structure.
Within college click on the title of the resource and it will open in a new tab.
For access outside of college the link will open in a new tab. Under ‘Log in with…’ select ‘UK Shibboleth’. In the box ‘Please select your institution’ select ‘Aquinas College’ and click ‘Log in’. Enter the login details you use when logging into the computers in college. Remember to add @aquinas.ac.uk to your username.

To access the resources below, 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.

eResource Description
Complete Issues Complete Issues is a one-stop source for information on a wide range of topics. It will provide you with relevant articles, statistics, and organisations for your research quickly and easily. (Includes 3 publications Essential Articles, Factfile and Key Organisations.)
Psychology Review Written by practising psychologists and subject experts, this online magazine is a must-read for anyone studying psychology. This magazine will help you boost your grades and give you a better knowledge of current research.


eBooks

To access an eBook within college click on the title of the book 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.

Title
AQA A-level Psychology Book 1: For A-level Year 1 and AS
AQA A-level Psychology Book 2

Recommended Reading

Title
Boy A – Trigell, Jonathan
The curious incident of the dog in the night-time – Haddon, Mark
30-second psychology: the 50 most thought-provoking psychology theories, each explained in half a minute – Jarrett, Christian
A mind of its own: how your brain distorts and deceives – Fine, Cordelia
Brainwashing: The Science of Thought Control – Taylor, Kathleen
Games people play: the psychology of human relationships – Berne, Eric
Incognito: the secret lives of the brain – Eagleman, David
Joosr Guide to the Psychopath Test by Jon Ronson: A Journey Through the Madness Industry.
Nudge: improving decisions about health, wealth and happiness – Thaler, Richard H.
Opening Skinner’s box: great psychological experiments of the 20th century – Slater, Lauren
The man who tasted shapes – Cytowic, Richard E.
What the dog saw and other adventures – Gladwell, Malcolm

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.