Science and Maths 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.

ClickView
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 Mathematics (shelf mark 510 and above), Chemistry (540 and above), and Biology (570 and above) sections of the LLC.

All books on science and maths 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 science and maths 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 title we hold below we have access to many online titles on Gale News, Business and Reference and Emerald Insight:

Biological Sciences Review (Coatbridge)

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.

About Biology
Explore the science of life by learning about the systems and structures that make up the organisms of our world.

About Chemistry
Learn about chemical reactions, elements, and the periodic table with these resources for students and teachers.

About Mathematics
Here are resources and tutorials for all the major functions, formulas, equations, and theories encountered in the maths class.

About Physics
These physics resources introduce the history of the field and simplify its major theories and laws.

BC Campus Open Ed
Open textbooks which are available digitally, accessed online or through shareable formats, and can be freely used by anyone.

IOPscience
Fully open access journals with published articles immediately free to read and reuse without any subscription charges or access fees.

ScienceNews
Science News reports on crucial research and discovery across science disciplines.


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.

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

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