Learning and research resources

Supporting teachers, students, researchers, librarians and resource managers

Vocational learning resources

Engaging resources and activities for the FE sector, supporting future employment demands and NVQ/SVQ/VRQ and T-level subject areas

Construction training
Digital resources that use gamification to appeal to different learning styles, mapped to construction curricula.

Digital and IT training
Interactive digital learning resources to support learning and teaching mapped to IT curricula across the UK. 

Education and childcare training
Engaging online learning and teaching resources mapped to education and childcare curricula. 

Health and social care training
Innovative online learning and teaching resources mapped to the health and social care curriculum.

Hairdressing Training
A free online service for hairdressing and barbering teachers and students.

Access to content

Access thousands of resources to use in your learning and research environment - from e-books and images to journals and texts - and make substantial savings through our group purchasing scheme.

Archives Hub
Search for archives held at over 300 UK institutions, and find out how to become a contributor.

e-books for FE
A collection of free e-books for all UK further education colleges.

Journal Archives
A single platform providing access to over 600 journal backfiles from eight publishers' archives.

Historical Texts
A single platform providing access to over 400,000 texts from four key collections.

Digital archival collections group purchasing scheme
Collectively lowering the cost of acquiring digital archival collections.

More than 100,000 videos, images, and sound recordings delivered to the UK FE and HE community.

Keep your digital assets and collections usable.

Virtual library
Easily embed digital learning resources into your virtual learning environment (VLE).


Reading lists

Working in partnership with government, publishers and awarding organisations, we've developed downloadable spreadsheets for colleges to find relevant teaching and learning resources. 

National Skills Fund level 3 reading list.

Vocational learning reading list for Wales.

Member stories

Angela Leavens
Head of learning resources and e-learning, Strode College

"I wouldn’t be able to afford to buy that number of e-books if I was buying them from scratch"

Read the full story.

Negotiating on your behalf

We negotiate with publishers to procure and license affordable digital content for the UK education and research community.

Find out more about Jisc Collections.