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Artstor provides a complete image resource in a wide array of subjects with the breadth and depth to add context beyond the confines of your discipline. With approximately 300 collections composed of over 2.5 million images (and growing), scholars can examine wide-ranging material such as Native American art from the Smithsonian, treasures from the Louvre, and panoramic, 360-degree views of the Hagia Sophia in a single, easy-to-use resource. Artstor also supports study across disciplines, including anthropology from Harvard’s Peabody Museum, archaeology from Erich Lessing Culture and Fine Art Archives, and modern history from Magnum Photos, making it a resource for your whole institution.

Use email: jcs010@jcsonlineresources.org and password: Hypothesis to access

Currently available until 29th May 2020

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Open Book Publishers

Open Book Publishers are the leading independent Open Access publisher in the Humanities and Social Sciences in the UK: a not-for-profit Social Enterprise run by scholars who are committed to making high-quality research freely available to readers around the world. Their site currently offers 173 EBooks that cover a broad range of subjects.

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JSTOR

Despite its title, JSTOR Secondary Schools Collections is a specially created package of over 2,700 archival journals and four primary source collections covering the arts, sciences, and business that contains a range of content that will be useful for Barton Peveril students.

Username: jcs010

Password: Hypothesis

Currently available until 20th May 2020.

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Emergency Library

The Internet Archive is making the 1.4 million books in its lending library available for free worldwide as digital books via Open Library!

All you need to do is set up an account and you can access up to 10 books online at a time and read them on devices.

Whether you need textbooks, classic literature, genre fiction or just a good read, it’s worth a look.You can also create and share reading lists, browse by genre and share what you’re reading on social media.

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Project Muse

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A large number of universities and other academic institutions are making eBooks and digital journals and articles freely accessible via Project Muse. At present, there are 15000 + books and 230 + journals available, with more being added regularly These resources cover a great variety of subjects and topics. Visit the Project Muse website via the link below for links to all participating institutions.

Access is available until 30th June 2020 – please be aware of this.

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ProQuest EBooks are now available for unlimited borrowing – meaning you will no longer have to wait to borrow an EBook.

Proquest Ebook Central is home to titles from the JISC eBooks for FE project, which aims to give sixth form students free online access to important books for their studies. Titles available cover a wide range of subjects and are presented in a full colour, easy to navigate online reader.

We are currently unsure of how long we have extended access to this resource for – please be aware of this.

Access ProQuest EBooks with this link

ClickView is a video content learning resource platform that currently provides free access to content for AS and A Level subjects (while lockdown is in place) including:

  • Art & Design
  • Biology
  • Business
  • Chemistry
  • Economics
  • English
  • Geography
  • History
  • Music
  • Physics
  • Psychology
  • Personal Development, Careers, Health and Study Skills

We are currently unsure of how long we have access to this resource for – please be aware of this.

Access ClickView Videos for AS / A Level with this link

University of Michigan Publishers has made their digital and ebook collection free and accessible to all. It specialises in humanities and social sciences but covers many other academic disciplines. Resources focus on subjects including:

  • History
  • Politics
  • Drama
  • Law
  • Sociology
  • Literature
  • Media Studies
  • Classics
  • Religion
  • Jazz
  • Environmental Studies
  • Business and Economics
  • Art

This is currently available until 30th June 2020.

Link for access.

Adobe Capture is a fantastic app that enables you to find fonts and colours or create a vector simply by taking a photo.


Use your mobile device as a vector converter to turn photos into colour themes, patterns, type, materials, brushes and shapes. Then bring those assets into your favourite desktop and mobile apps — including Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Dimension, XD and Photoshop Sketch — to use in all your creative projects. FAD have a quick run through on Capture that you can see here.

Identify Typography

Find your perfect font using Adobe Capture. Take a photo of the type you like (in a magazine, on a label, a sign, anywhere!) and watch a list of similar Adobe Fonts magically appear.

Vectorize on the Go

Create vectors instantly with Shapes. Turn images into smooth, scalable vectors with 1-32 colors, for use in logos, illustration, animation, and more. Point and shoot at your drawing or upload a photo and watch it transform into clean, crisp lines.

Create Color Themes/Gradients

Designers, rejoice! Looking for customized color palettes? Find an inspiring gradient? Aim your camera at the scene that has the colors you want and capture them to use in your artwork.

Craft Intricate Patterns

Capture inspiring images and generate patterns with Capture preset geometrics. Easily create beautiful, colorful patterns that fit with your creative projects by using your vector shapes with our precision pattern builder.

Build Beautiful Digital Brushes

Can’t find the right brush? Take a photo or use an image to create digital brushes that match your creative vision. Use your brushes in Photoshop or Illustrator for rich painterly effects.

Generate 3D Textures

Generate realistic PBR materials for use in 3D design straight from the camera. Modify your materials for even more texture or blend the edges for seamless repeat tiling on your 3D objects.

Capture Light and Color

Collect light and hue to turn into beautiful color grading profiles for your images and videos with Looks. Record the magic of a sunset and transfer that feel to use in your photos and video projects.

Seamlessly Sync Creative Elements

All your assets save to Adobe Creative Cloud libraries. Instantly access your digital elements from your Creative Cloud account in all compatible applications.

ADOBE CAPTURE: HOW TO

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