Employability 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.

Issues Online
The online version of the Donnellan Issues series that includes key facts, statistics and articles on a wide range of topical issues.

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.

Most of the print books for your course can be found in the careers (shelf mark 331.702) and employability (shelf mark 650.1 and above) sections of the LLC. Please contact us if you need further help or information.

All books on employability can be found in the LLC catalogue, including how to write CVs and cover letters, interview skills, psychometric/aptitude tests and employability skills.

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 employability can be found on the catalogue or through our providers E-book Central, VLe Books and E-books for Further Education.

Further resources 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, we have access to many online titles on Gale News, Business and Reference and Emerald Insight.

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 LLCs if not available at your own. 

Employability in Scotland
Fair Start Scotland is the Scottish Government's flagship employment
support service helping the people of Scotland towards real sustainable jobs.

Job Help
Get help finding a new job in different sectors with job search advice, CV & interview tips and support from employers & work coaches.

My World of Work
My World of Work is Scotland’s career information and advice website, brought to you by Skills Development Scotland (SDS) – Scotland’s national skills agency. The site is designed to support everyone develop their career management skills, no matter what stage you’re at in your career.

Prince's Trust
Website with free training and advice to help you gain confidence and get into work.

Help with CVs, cover letters and interview tips.

Routes to Work (North Lanarkshire)
A free, confidential service helping unemployed residents in the North Lanarkshire area to access opportunities in employment, education and training. Routes to Work provides advice, information, guidance and practical support to develop and enhance the employment prospects of their clients; including CV workshops, communication skills, interview skills and more.

Routes to Work South (South Lanarkshire)
Supporting South Lanarkshire's unemployed residents into further education, training and/or sustained employment. Routes to Work South provide a wide range of services aimed at improving employability, updating skills and enhancing general health and wellbeing; including help with CVs, interview techniques and more. Also contains videos on tips for interviews, phone interviews and social media accounts to help put forward the best impression to employers.

TED - Talks to watch before a job interview
Interviews can be intimidating. These talks are full of useful tips, tricks and advice that can help you land the job you’re after.

UK Government - Find a Job
Search and apply for jobs online.

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.

Contact us by email: library@nclan.ac.uk.

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