eResources

On this page you will find links to many useful third party websites, many of which are specific to your course. Click on your course link to see what resources are available.

Here is a list of commonly used resources. Click an image link to go to that website.

Issues Online

 
 
Issues Online. An amazing resource of articles on numerous social issues.
 

Anatomy TV

 

 

Anatomy TV. A wonderful interactive resource for how the human body works.

 Mediaplus

 
 
MediaPlus. A vast repository of 1000,000 images, video and sound that can be used in your assignments.

English Review

Philip Allen Journals. A selection of journals targeted at A Level students.

Planet eStream

 
 
Planet EStream. A huge selection of videos that you will find useful for your course.

General eResources for English, Maths, Exams & Revision

English

Free Rice

Test your vocabulary and every question you get right 10 grains of rice is donated to people in need.

This is an external site and Northampton College holds no responsibility over its content or availability.

Type Online

Typeonline is a strutted touch typing course. Use can this to learn how to touch type.

This is an external site and Northampton College holds no responsibility over its content or availability.

Sky Writer

Choose a letter then follow the plane with your finger to improve your handwriting

This is an external site and Northampton College holds no responsibility over its content or availability.

Grammar Monster

Everything you need to know about English grammar and punctuation.

This is an external site and Northampton College holds no responsibility over its content or availability.

Maths

Khan Academy

Learn Maths from basic to advanced from video tutorials and tests.

This is an external site and Northampton College holds no responsibility over its content or availability.


Maths Watch

Maths revision for GCSE and AS Level. To get username and password information please visit the Study Skills section of the library's moodle page and click on the eResource link.



This is an external site and Northampton College holds no responsibility over its content or availability.

MyMaths

Great place to learn Maths. Get the username and password from the Study Skills section of the library's moodle page.

This is an external site and Northampton College holds no responsibility over its content or availability.

100 Hunt

How quickly can you find the numbers?

This is an external site and Northampton College holds no responsibility over its content or availability.

Corbett Maths is an excellent maths resource where you can watch instructional videos and try sample questions.

This is an external site and Northampton College holds no responsibility over its content or availability.

Maths Genie is a great site for your maths revision. There are lots of how-to videos and lots of sample questions.

This is an external site and Northampton College holds no responsibility over its content or availability.

Exams & Revision

Designed for GCSE, AS and A2 you'll find a wide range of information arranged by subject and topic.

Resources by course

Accounting

Accounting Coach

AccountingCoach.com has 36 topics, each include an Explanation, Quiz, Questions and Answers and a Crossword.

Topics include - Accounting Basics, Debits and Credits, Depreciation, Financial Ratios, Payroll Accounting and more.

This is an external site and Northampton College holds no responsibility over its content or availability.

Free Accounting School

Free Accounting School contains 8 video lessons on the basics of accounting.

Topics include - Single Entry and Double Entry Accounting, What is an Asset?, What is a Liability? and more.

This is an external site and Northampton College holds no responsibility over its content or availability.

Art & Design

The National Gallery
You can search the entire collection of The National Gallery. You can view the paintings in detail and discover information.

This is an external site and Northampton College holds no responsibility over its content or availability.

Your Paintings

The aim of Your Paintings is to show the entire national UK collection of oil paintings.

This is an external site and Northampton College holds no responsibility over its content or availability.

Art Project

You can access high resolution images of a large number of artworks from some of the world's leading galleries.

This is an external site and Northampton College holds no responsibility over its content or availability.

Getty Publications 

A free digital back list of titles from the Getty Publications Archives with links to free eBooks available to read online or download

This is an external site and Northampton College holds no responsibility over its content or availability.

Tate Life Drawing Masterclass

Tate invited five well-known artists to teach a Life Drawing Masterclass, from their own unique perspective.

This is an external site and Northampton College holds no responsibility over its content or availability.

Childcare

Childlink 

Childlink is a detailed database of news, papers, statistics, research, legislation, parliamentary proceedings and more relating to children. Topics include welfare, education, health, justice, youth and employment.

How can I log in?
Within and outside of College - Click 'Login via your home institution' then find 'Northampton College IdP' in the menu and click 'Continue'. On the next page enter your Northampton College username and password and click 'Continue'.

Engineering, Electrical & Motor
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EE Web

This useful online scientific calculator has a very handy conversion side-bar that feeds directly into the calculator.

ESOL

Free Rice

Test your vocabulary and every question you get right 10 grains of rice is donated to people in need.

This is an external site and Northampton College holds no responsibility over its content or availability.

Type Online

Typeonline is a structured touch typing course. Use can this to learn how to touch type.

This is an external site and Northampton College holds no responsibility over its content or availability.

Sky Writer

Choose a letter then follow the plane with your finger to improve your handwriting

This is an external site and Northampton College holds no responsibility over its content or availability.

Grammar Monster

Everything you need to know about English grammar and punctuation.

This is an external site and Northampton College holds no responsibility over its content or availability.

Fashion

The Vogue Archive

An incredible resource for anyone with an interest in fashion. Explore back issue of Vogue!

This is an external site and Northampton College holds no responsibility over its content or availability.

Vogue Fashion Shows


Details and photos from all the major fashion shows all the way back to Autumn/Winter 2001-2
This is an external site and Northampton College holds no responsibility over its content or availability.

Fashion Trendsetter

Information about fashion trends and fashion forecasting.

This is an external site and Northampton College holds no responsibility over its content or availability.

Fashion Net

A search engine just for fashion. Fashion Net was the first fashion website on the internet.

This is an external site and Northampton College holds no responsibility over its content or availability.

Hair & Beauty

Hairdressing Training

Hairdressing Training is a detailed database of video tutorials, quizzes and worksheets for hairdressing students. Videos and quizzes are also available to download.

This is an external site and Northampton College holds no responsibility over its content or availability.

UK Hairdressers 

All the news you'll need about hairdressing in the UK

This is an external site and Northampton College holds no responsibility over its content or availability.

JISC online training for hairdressers with videos, interactive guides, quizzes and activities. From the JISC website: About Hairdressing Training Our online resource helps hairdressing students and teachers in their training through videos, guides and learning and assessment activities. Students and practitioners can search by resource type, qualification, level and unit. These resources have been developed for and by further education and skills practitioners. They are mapped to the NVQ / SVQ hairdressing and barbering curriculum and to the latest National Occupational Standards (NOS). All resources have also been validated by hairdressing teachers in UK further education (FE) colleges. Click on the image link to visit the site. No log-in required.

Health & Social Care

Adult Safeguarding Hub: SAaRIH

This is a collaborative project lead by the Department of Health Social Services with the aim to provide a single point of focus for individuals to access relevant and current information to assist them with understanding, practice, and decision making in relation to vulnerable adults.

This is an external site and Northampton College holds no responsibility over its content or availability.

Health and social care training: Health and social care training is a new resource created by Jisc offering high quality videos, guides, infographics and interactive learning materials that cover all mandatory NVQ level 2 and 3 health and social care units, plus select optional units in the learning difficulties and dementia pathways. Links to the curriculum, learning outcomes and the latest National Occupational Standards (NOS) are made explicit and there is comprehensive coverage across levels 2 and 3 (including specialist and new units).

Click on login and choose ‘Via your organisation’ and then choose ‘Northampton College’ from the drop-down menu. Use your college username and password to access the site. Click on the image to visit the website.

Humanities inc. Geography

The National Archives
The National Archives hold about 1,000 years of history. You can search records in the catalogue and you have access to educational resources.

Digimap for Colleges

Resources, Maps and Presentations for Geography and Travel & Tourism Students.

This is an external site and Northampton College holds no responsibility over its content or availability.

National Geographic

News, maps, science, education, games, events and blogs - All about nature.

This is an external site and Northampton College holds no responsibility over its content or availability.

Law

Legislation.gov.uk

All UK legislation, original (as enacted) and revised versions are published here.

This is an external site and Northampton College holds no responsibility over its content or availability.


Media & Photography

British Journal of Photography

For all the latest news regarding photography. You'll find creative photographs, reviews of technology, interview and opinion.

This is an external site and Northampton College holds no responsibility over its content or availability.

Media College

A series of tutorials on audio work.

This is an external site and Northampton College holds no responsibility over its content or availability.

Music

The latest news about music technology.

This is an external site and Northampton College holds no responsibility over its content or availability.

The ultimate archive of music journalism...
Over 28,000 articles on artists from Aaliyah to ZZ Top, on all genres from rockabilly to hip hop, by the finest music writers of the last 50 years.

This is an external site and Northampton College holds no responsibility over its content or availability.

Psychology

Issues Online

Issues Online is a huge database of articles on social issues. It covers a wide range of topics including crime, drugs, economics, environment, family, health, science and more.

How can I log in?

On the log in page click 'Log in using your home institution'. Type 'Northampton College IdP' into the search box and click 'Continue'. Type your Northampton College username and password and click 'Continue'.

Public Services

Anatomy TV by Primal Pictures is a great resource for Anatomy and Physiology. It has detailed 3D images of the bodily systems and detailed descriptions of how they function.

How can I log in?

In the drop-down menu choose 'UK Access Management Federation'. Then find 'Northampton College IdP' and click 'Login'. Type in your Northampton College username and password and click 'Continue'. Once you've logged in click 'Primal Pictures'.


Science

Anatomy TV by Primal Pictures is a great resource for Anatomy and Physiology. It has detailed 3D images of the bodily systems and detailed descriptions of how they function.

How can I log in?

In the drop-down menu choose 'UK Access Management Federation'. Then find 'Northampton College IdP' and click 'Login'. Type in your Northampton College username and password and click 'Continue'. Once you've logged in click 'Primal Pictures'.

Sociology

Anatomy TV by Primal Pictures is a great resource for Anatomy and Physiology. It has detailed 3D images of the bodily systems and detailed descriptions of how they function.

How can I log in?

In the drop-down menu choose 'UK Access Management Federation'. Then find 'Northampton College IdP' and click 'Login'. Type in your Northampton College username and password and click 'Continue'. Once you've logged in click 'Primal Pictures'.

Issues Online

Issues Online is a huge database of articles on social issues. It covers a wide range of topics including crime, drugs, economics, environment, family, health, science and more.

How can I log in?

On the log in page click 'Log in using your home institution'. Type 'Northampton College IdP' into the search box and click 'Continue'. Type your Northampton College username and password and click 'Continue'.

Sport

Anatomy TV by Primal Pictures is a great resource for Anatomy and Physiology. It has detailed 3D images of the bodily systems and detailed descriptions of how they function.

How can I log in?

In the drop-down menu choose 'UK Access Management Federation'. Then find 'Northampton College IdP' and click 'Login'. Type in your Northampton College username and password and click 'Continue'. Once you've logged in click 'Primal Pictures'.


Supported Learning

Explore the house with many different activities and experiences designed for people with learning disabilities.

This is an external site and Northampton College holds no responsibility over its content or availability.