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 for the sciences. Including full-text articles, images and videos.td>
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.
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.
New Scientist
A weekly science and technology news magazine including information on space, technology, the environment, health, life and science in society.
This can be accessed through Science Reference Center using the same login information.
IOP Publishing Journal Archive 1874-1998
The Institute of Physics Journal Archive is a collection of over 110,000 articles and 1.5 million pages of research from 40 journals between 1874 and 1998.
For access both inside and outside of college the link will open in a new tab. The tab will open at the Aquinas College Web Login Service. In the login box enter the login details you use when logging into the computers in college. Remember to add @aquinas.ac.uk to your username.
Please note that we only have access to journal articles that were published between 1874-1998.
There are two ways to access articles:
To browse a journal, select the name of the journal from the list, then use the ‘Journal Archive’ box to select a volume published between 1874-1998.
To search using keywords, select the search icon in the navigation bar, then type in your keywords. Each result in the list of search results contains the date the article was published. Select an article from the search results with a publication date between 1874-1998.

To access the resources below, for reasons of copyright, you may be asked to enter the username and password you use to access your college Google account. A web page will open in a new tab detailing how to access the resource.

eResource Description
Biological Sciences Review Edited by an expert team at the University of Manchester, Biological Sciences Review is the best way to keep in touch with what leading biologists have to say and recent research in the field.
Chemistry Review Written by a team of subject experts, Chemistry Review will help you keep up to date with Chemistry in the world today. With grade-boosting advice from real examiners, this is a must-read.
Physics Review Read Physics Review for the latest articles on how physics works, perfect for applying theory to the real world. Includes grade boosting advice from examiners and much more.


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.

Biology

Title
AQA A Level Biology (Year 1 and Year 2)
AS/A-Level Year 1 Student Guide: AQA Biology -Topics 1 and 2, Biological molecules – cells.
AS/A-level years 1 and 2: AQA biology – practical assessment.


Chemistry

Title
OCR A level Chemistry 1
OCR A level Chemistry 2


Physics

Title
OCR A-level Physics Student Guide: Practical Physics


Applied Science

Title
BTEC Level 3 nationals 2016: applied science student book 1
BTEC Level 3 Nationals 2016 Applied Science Student Book 2


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.