Resources available through JCS

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Artstor Digital Library Available to UK and British International Schools through JCS, this is an unrivalled collection of over 2 million images from 280+ leading collections worldwide, all copyright-cleared for educational use.
Berg Fashion Library An unrivalled source of information about world dress and fashion throughout history which offers integrated access to encyclopaedias and reference works, e-books, 13,000+ colour images, and more accessible via the Bloomsbury Fashion Central platform. Available to Schools worldwide, and Further Education Colleges across the UK through JCS.
Bloomsbury Fashion Central Instant access to scholarly research, iconic images and quality textbooks in fashion and textiles. Comprising Berg Fashion Library, Fashion Photography Archive and Fairchild Books Library. Available for Further Education Colleges in the UK.
British Newspaper Archive Available to UK Public Libraries through JCS, this fantastic resource provides online access to a fast expanding range of local, regional and national newspapers (1708-1956) from the British Library's unique collection.
Churchill Archive FREE to Schools worldwide and Sixth Form Colleges through JCS, the complete Churchill Archive (normally available by annual subscription) offers access to a vast range of original documents. The Archive is complemented by a new freely available website offering specially developed resources to support teaching and learning at secondary level.
Churchill Archive for Public Libraries The Churchill Archive offers access to over 800,000 original documents and sheds new light on over 50 years of British and world history.
Credo Secondary School Core Collection A multi-publisher online reference library which provides comprehensive coverage of curriculum topics. Available to Secondary Schools, Sixth Form Colleges in the UK and British International Schools through JCS.
Drama Online An expanding range of standalone collections (including video and audio) is available on the Drama Online platform. Available to Secondary Schools worldwide and Sixth Form Colleges, and Further Education Colleges through JCS.
Fairchild Books Library Over 130 textbooks are available digitally as a comprehensive library of fashion resources. Available on the Bloomsbury Fashion Central Platform to Further Education Colleges across the UK.
Fashion Photography Archive Designed specifically for students and researchers, the Fashion Photography Archive contains over 150,000 images that have never been published online before. Available on the Bloomsbury Fashion Central Platform to Further Education Colleges across the UK.
Findmypast for Public Libraries Available to UK Public Libraries through JCS, this leading family history website offers over 4 billion fully searchable records from across the globe plus, from 16th February, exclusive access to the 1939 Register.
Findmypast for Schools This leading family history website (available to Schools worldwide through JCS) enables students to research their family history, build family trees and do historical and/or local research with ease.
Findmypast for UK Higher Education Institutions This fantastic resource for historical research (available to UK Higher Education Institutions through JCS) provides cross-searchable online access to over 4 billion records from across the globe PLUS exclusive online access to the 1939 Register.
Gale Historical Newspapers for Secondary Schools Available to Secondary Schools, Sixth Form Colleges and International Schools in the UK through JCS, Gale Historical Newspapers is a fully cross-searchable and cross-browsable portfolio of global historical newspapers and periodicals.
Gale in Context Schools' Series Four curriculum-oriented online portals offering high quality multimedia content, excellent search and browse functionality, and an attractive modern interface. Available to Secondary Schools, Sixth Form Colleges and International Schools in the UK through JCS.
Gale News and Reference Collection Made up of three top Gale products – InfoTrac NewsStand, General Onefile, and Virtual Reference Library – the Gale News and Reference Collection provides library users with thousands of newspapers and periodicals, ebooks, and journals to explore. (Available to UK Public Libraries exclusively through JCS.)
Global Issues in Context A multidisciplinary resource that helps students understand current world issues, conflicts and events from a global perspective.
GREENR (Global Reference on the Environment, Energy and Natural Resources) An excellent source of high quality information on all aspects of sustainability and the environment. Available to Secondary Schools, Sixth Form Colleges and International Schools in the UK through JCS.
History Study Centre Available to Secondary Schools, Sixth Form Colleges and International Schools in the UK through JCS, this valuable resource offers cross–searchable access to a wide range of encyclopedias, reference works, historical documents, maps and multimedia material invaluable to the study of global history from ancient times to the present day.
Hodder Education A Level Magazines Archive (Formerly Philip Allan Magazines Online Archives). Access to up to 22 years worth of Hodder Education’s highly regarded magazines for 'A' level students in 14 subjects plus the IB Review. Available to UK Secondary Schools, Sixth Form Colleges, British International Schools and Further Education Colleges
Hodder Education GCSE Magazines Archive Online access to 7 years of Hindsight and Worldwide magazines for History and Geography at GCSE level and beyond. Available to UK Secondary Schools and Sixth Form Colleges through JCS.
JSTOR Further Education College Collection An exceptional package of 3,600 archival journals and primary source collections covering the arts, sciences and business and available to Further Education Colleges through JCS.
JSTOR Secondary Schools Collection An excellent package of over 3,600 leading archival journals and primary source collections covering the Arts, Sciences and Business. Available to Secondary Schools/Sixth Form Colleges in the UK, British International Schools, and Secondary Schools in Europe, Australia and New Zealand through JCS.
Literature Resource Center from Gale Available to Secondary Schools, Sixth Form Colleges and International Schools in the UK through JCS, Gale's Literature Resource Center provides comprehensive coverage of world literature from antiquity to the present day.
MASSOLIT (Further Education Colleges) Bring top international academics to your college! Perfect for ‘A’ level and HE students, MASSOLIT offers a total of over 1,520 short video lectures in four subject collections: English Literature, History, Philosophy and Classics. Available to UK Further Education Colleges through JCS.
MASSOLIT (Schools) Bring top university academics to your School or Sixth Form College! Specially designed for sixth form students, MASSOLIT offers a total of over 1,520 short curriculum-relevant video lectures in four subject collections: English Literature, History, Philosophy and Classics. Available to Schools worldwide through JCS.
National Geographic Virtual Library This great resource offers access to the complete archive of the National Geographic magazine plus a vast multimedia collection of National Geographic books, images, maps and videos. Available to UK Secondary Schools and Sixth Form Colleges through JCS.
Opposing Viewpoints in Context One of four databases available in the Gale In Context Schools' Series, this Providing 19,000+ pro/con viewpoints from subject experts and high quality news sources, plus 13,000+ topic overviews, it helps students develop information literacy and critical thinking skills, and to draw their own informed conclusions. Available to Secondary Schools, Sixth Form Colleges and International Schools in the UK through JCS.
Q-files Q-files is a specially designed digital encyclopedia for children aged 8 to 13, ideal for supporting classwork, homework and developing essential research skills. Available to all schools worldwide, through JCS.
Questia School Online research library with access to books, journals, articles and encyclopedias plus helpful citation tools for faster, better research. Available to Secondary Schools and Sixth Form Colleges in the UK through JCS.
Rock's Backpages (Further Education Colleges) Available to UK Further Education Colleges through JCS (and also to Public Libraries - see below), this is a unique archive of music writing sourced from the pages of the music and mainstream press.
Rock's Backpages (Public Libraries) Available to Public Libraries through JCS, this is a treasure trove for music lovers of all ages.
Science in Context A comprehensive, curriculum-oriented database of authoritative full-text reference sources and engaging multimedia content. Available to Secondary Schools, Sixth Form Colleges and International Schools in the UK through JCS.
World Book eBooks Available to Secondary Schools and Public Libraries in the UK through JCS, this is a fast expanding collection of over 1,800 titles, many of which contain multimedia features such as videos, audio, games and activities which have been designed to make learning fun.
World Book Online (Public Libraries) Available to UK Public Libraries through JCS, this choice of high quality products will meet the needs of a wide range of library users at all ages and levels.
World Book Online (Schools) Available to Primary and Secondary Schools, Sixth Form Colleges and International Schools in the UK through JCS, World Book Online offers a wide choice of great products which have been designed to meet the needs of students at all ages and levels.
World History in Context From ancient times to the present day, this database in the Gale In Context Schools Series provides a vast range of multimedia content on over 5,000 years of world history. Available to Secondary Schools, Sixth Form Colleges and International Schools in through JCS.