Learning and research resources
Supporting teachers, students, researchers, librarians and resource managers
Easier access to content during coronavirus
We've made some services - including all our vocational learning resources - freely available until 31 July 2020 to support organisations planning for coronavirus (COVID-19) closures.
Vocational learning resources
Engaging resources and activities for the FE sector, supporting future employment demands and NVQ/SVQ/VRQ and T-level subject areas
We've made these resources open and freely available until 31 July 2020 to support organisations planning for coronavirus (COVID-19) closures.
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.
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 to images, journals to maps - and make substantial savings through our group purchasing scheme.
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.
Commercial quality mapping and spatial data for universities and colleges.
A single platform providing access to over 600 journal backfiles from eight publishers' archives. FE and HE organisations can access this for free until 31 July 2020.
A single platform providing access to over 400,000 texts from four key collections. FE and HE organisations can access this for free until 31 July 2020.
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.
Digitising 20th century social movements
Developing new digital collections for teaching and research.
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"
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