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.
British Library Sounds
A selection of spoken word, music and sounds from the British Library Sound Archive.
This is a video collection of over 19,000 titles including current TV recordings.
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.
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.
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
VADS (Visual Arts Data Service)
An online resource for the visual arts comprising over 100,000 images which have been copyright cleared for use in learning and teaching in the UK.
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 will be found in music and music business (shelf mark 780 and above) section of the LLC.
All books on music and music business can be found in 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 music and music business can be found on the catalogue or through our providers E-book Central, VLe Books and E-books for Further Education. 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:
Computer Arts (Cumbernauld, Motherwell)
Creative Review (Cumbernauld, Motherwell)
Digital Video (Cumbernauld)
Music Tech (Cumbernauld)
Music Week (Coatbridge)
Sound on Sound (Cumbernauld)
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. The following titles may be useful for reference:
Upside down – the Creation Records story. (Cumbernauld)
Touch the sound – sound journey with Evelyn Glennie. (Cumbernauld)
British Film Institute
Website offers an archive of film and TV, and information and articles on film production, distribution and funding.
Guidance from the UK Government on licensing bodies and management organisations.
Contemporary Music Score Collection
The Contemporary Music Score Collection is published by the UCLA Music Library. The collection includes the digital, open access scores from the Contemporary Score Edition series, the first open access edition of new music published by a library, and scores from the Kaleidoscope 2020 Call for Scores, an open access collaboration with the UCLA Music Library.
Free Stock Music
Royalty-free music for your YouTube videos or projects (blog, vlog, podcast, social network, etc.).
Membership organisation for performers ensuring they receive royalties.
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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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