Beauty, Makeup and Hair Subject guide

These resources are available on and off campus.  If asked, select UK Federation login, Home Institution and/or Shibboleth, enter New College Lanarkshire then log on to the resources using your college username and password.

This is a video collection of over 19,000 titles including current TV recordings.
Complete Issues
Articles, statistics, personal accounts and links to websites on a wide range of topics. 
For Complete Issues username and password, click above. You may need to log into Moodle using the button at the top right of the screen and enter your college username and password. Alternatively, ask at the library desk. 

Emerald Insight
Global publisher with a large portfolio of online journals and books.

Gale News, Business and Reference
Access to a large range of online reference materials including journals, newspaper archives and e-books.

Hairdressing training
This resource contains text, photographs and videos for both hairdressing and barbering. It includes cutting, equipment, products, health and safety and customer care.

National Library of Scotland
A range of databases from the National Library of Scotland. They cover many subject areas and include e-books, newspapers, journals, audio-visual resources and images. You need to register on the website to gain access to the resources. 

Very Short Introductions
Expert authors combine facts, analysis, new insights, and enthusiasm to offer concise and original introductions to a wide range of subjects.

Vogue Archive
The archive of American Vogue, from the first issue in 1892 to the current month. The Vogue Archive preserves the work of the world's greatest fashion designers, stylists and photographers and is a unique record of American and international fashion, culture and society from the dawn of the modern era to the present day. 

Most of the print books for your course can be found in Therapeutic massage (shelf mark 615.8 and above), Beauty Therapy (646.72 and above) and Makeup (792.027) sections of the LLC.

All books on Beauty, Makeup and Hair are listed on the LLC catalogue.

The LLC also has a range of ‘English for speakers of other languages (ESOL)’ books, as well as a selection of fiction books.

E-books for Beauty, Makeup and Hair can be found on the catalogue or through our providers E-book CentralVLe Books and E-books for Further Education collection. Further e-books are available through the 'Useful websites and Open Access resources' section above.

If asked, select UK Federation login, Home Institution and/or Shibboleth, enter New College Lanarkshire then log on to the resources using your college username and password.

Journals provide up-to-date information about a subject. In addition to the print titles we hold below, we have access to many online titles on Gale News, Business and Reference and Emerald Insight.

Airbrush Step by Step (Kirkintilloch and Coatbridge, 2016 editions)

Glamour (Cumbernauld)

Hairdressers Journal (Coatbridge, Cumbernauld and Motherwell)

Make Up Artist (Coatbridge)

Professional Beauty (Coatbridge)

International Therapist (Coatbridge and Motherwell)

Illusion (Coatbridge, Cumbernauld and Motherwell)

Further journals are available through the 'Useful websites and Open Access resources' section above.

A range of academic DVD’s on various subjects, as well as a selection of movies, are available for loan. These may be borrowed for one week and can be requested from other campus LLC's if not available at your own. Below are some of the titles available for your subjects:

Ultraviolet: the art of dressing big hair (Cumbernauld)

Pure bridal hair (Cumbernauld)

Red carpet: step by step long hair collection & prestige (Cumbernauld)

Thai herbal compress massage (Motherwell)

Your Make-Up: simple steps to amazing looks (Motherwell)

Health and Beauty: Hot Stone Therapy (Motherwell)

Eco Hair and Beauty
Resources relating to sustainable solutions for the hair and beauty industry.

Salon Magazine
The Salon Magazine represents the hair and beauty industry, supporting businesses in ways to increase revenue and improve their salons.

Professional Beauty
Online journal with articles on the latest trends, products and innovations.

Hair Heads
Hairdresser’s resources, guidance and useful articles.

Hooked On Nails
An educational website for nail technicians and interested consumers.

Makeup tips including how to guides for a variety of looks.

Click here to download a list of more free online resources.

All students may borrow up to 6 items for up to 4 weeks. Loan periods may be extended if no one else has requested the items. Renewals can be made in person, by phone, email or via the catalogue. Items can be reserved through our 'Click and Collect' facility on the catalogue.

Multifunctional print devices are available in each campus LLC, for black and white and colour printing, photocopying and scanning to email, and students are provided with print credit automatically at the start of the semester.

Computers in the LLCs can be booked for personal study through the 'Book a PC' link at the very top of this page, or through the 'MyNCL' app.

LLC opening hours are available on the catalogue.

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