Britannica Academic Online

Description: Britannica Academic Online includes images, videos and links to journal articles.

Please Note: Britannica Online Academic Edition is not currently accessible using Apple IOS mobile devices.

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Countries and Their Cultures

Description: This e-book from Gale Virtual Reference Library focuses on cultures and countries around the world. Entries contain descriptive summaries of the country in question, including demographic, historical, cultural, economic, religious, and political information.

Access Information: To access Gale Virtual Reference Library off campus please click on the link “Login via your home institution” and then enter your College username and password.

Link: Click here to access the e-book Countries and Their Cultures

Encyclopedia of Food and Culture

Description: This three-volume e-book from Gale Virtual Reference Library has 600 articles on food and its place in culture and society. Topics covered include: comfort food; ethnicity and food;nutrition; vitamins; and peanut butter, among many others.

Access Information: To access Gale Virtual Reference Library off campus please click on the link “Login via your home institution” and then enter your College username and password.

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Gale Virtual Reference Library

Description: Gale Virtual Reference Library is a collection encyclopedias and specialized reference materials covering a wide range of subject and curriculum areas including Arts and Humanities, Child Care studies, Fashion, Business and Finance, Tourism and much more.

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General OneFile

Description: A one stop source for news, magazine and journal articles on a wide range of subjects. Millions of full text articles available as PDF and HTML, many with images. Updated daily.

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Issues Online

Description: This online reference source provides up-to-date information on contemporary social issues taken from a wide range of sources including newspaper archives, articles, key facts, government statistics, and key organisations.

Access Information: To access Issues Online off campus under Your Home Institution Shibboleth login click on “go to the login area”. Type in Bradford College and click on “Login”, and then enter your College username and password.

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JISC Journal Archives

Description: JISC Journal Archives provides a single platform to search more than 450 journal back files from 8 major publishers: Brill, Institution of Civil Engineers, Institute of Physics, ProQuest, Oxford University Press, Cambridge University Press, the Royal Society of Chemistry and Taylor and Francis as well as the complete run of the feminist magazine Spare Rib.

Access Information: To log on off campus, click on “Log in via your Institutional username and password”. Type in the name of your Institution – Bradford College – and click on the “Continue” button. Enter your College username and password.

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Newspaper Database

Description: InfoTrac Newsstand provides access to the full text of local, regional and national newspapers and allows users to search for articles by title, headline, date, newspaper section, or other fields. The database offers a one-stop source for current news and searchable archives.

Access Information: Please use your college username and password to access InfoTrac Newsstand off campus.

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Nonfiction Classics for Students

Description: This five volume e-book from Gale Virtual Reference Library provides literary and historical background on the most commonly studied nonfiction essays, books, biographies, and memoirs in an easy-to-use format.  Works include: Angela’s Ashes; Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl; I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings; Diary of Samuel Pepys; and Aspects of the Novel.

Access Information: To access Gale Virtual Reference Library off campus please click on the link “Login via your home institution” and then enter your College username and password.

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Social Welfare at the British Library

Description: Subject areas include: Children and families ,Older adults,people with disabilities, minority groups,Community development and regeneration, Welfare benefits, Employment, education, health, housing and social services, Offenders and the criminal justice system. Items indexed include UK government reports, journal articles and reports from research organizations. Created by the specialist social sciences team at the British library with support from the Social Care Institute for Excellence and the University of Staffordshire, Social Work and Advice Studies.

Access Information: Freely available

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