A non-profit subsidiary of the American Institution of Physics which publishes information relating to the sciences. You can register with a free account and set up temporary free access from your profile.

Currently available until 30th April 2020.

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This collection of eBooks which feature titles on topics including Business, Economics, Computer Science, Engineering, Health & Medicine, Philosophy, Politics, Psychology, Religion, Social Sciences and Sport has been made available by the publisher. 

We are currently unsure of how long we have access to this resource for – please be aware of this. Access only possible with the link below.

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A range of eBook resources and collections made available by Manchester University Press. These include

  • Manchester Film Studies
  • Manchester Gothic
  • Manchester History of Medicine
  • Manchester Literature Studies
  • Manchester Medieval Sources online
  • Manchester Political Studies
  • Manchester Religious Studies

Access is open to all until 30 June 2020. You can access via institutional login but you may need to reset your password. Please email library@barton.ac.uk for access assistance if required.

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Drawing on 10 years of NT Live broadcasts, alongside high-quality recordings never previously seen outside of the NT’s Archive, the National Theatre Collection makes this rich body of work available to students in schools, universities and libraries around the world. Featuring plays by Shakespeare, Tennessee Williams, Sophocles and Chekhov as well las many more.

Please use Username: 4Gs(1Tq”  and Password: 0Rt!3Is. to access.

Access to this resource is thanks to Barton Peveril’s Performing Arts department.

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Access to 7 online databases:

  • American History
  • Bloom’s Literature
  • Ferguson’s Career Guidance Center
  • Issues & Controversies
  • Today’s Science
  • World News Digest
  • Writer’s Reference Center.

Please use Username: distancelearning and Password: trial

Currently available until 15th June 2020.

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Free online access to all of their Press Journals.This includes full access to online journals including

  • Case Studies in the Environment
  • Civic Sociology
  • Classical Antiquity
  • Collabra: Psychology
  • Feminist Media Histories: An International Journal
  • Film Quarterly
  • Journal of Medieval Worlds
  • The Journal of Musicology
  • New Criminal Law Review
  • Nineteenth-Century Literature
  • Sociology of Development
  • Studies in Late Antiquity

This is currently available until June 2020.

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Founded in 2003, British History Online has made their content freely available including all of their held 1,280 volumes. This includes transcribed content and 200 volumes of primary material, subject guides, maps and guides.

British History Online is a not-for-profit digital library based at the Institute of Historical Research. It brings together material for British history from the collections of libraries, archives, museums and academics. These primary and secondary sources, which range from medieval to twentieth century, are easily searchable and browsable online.

Access is open to all until 31 July 2020.

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