On this page you will find many useful resources suitable for your course including physical Library stock, eBooks and eResources
Finding Games Design Resources
All items have a classification number on the spine. Here are some class marks to get you started. Click on the class marks below to find out what the Library has to offer for each topic. To request to borrow resources, please click here
Selected Games Design eBooks
You can access Games Design eBooks for free from home or college 24/7, which means no lugging heavy books around! Click on one of the eBooks below or visit our eBooks section to search for even more titles. You may need to log in via Shibboleth, or through your institution. Just select 'Northampton College' and log in using your student ID and password.
Magazines and Journals
The Library subscribes to a number of course specific and general interest magazines, journals and newspapers across the centres. You may find the publications below useful for your course or subject area. You can also view our full collection of weekly and monthly publications here.
Games Design eResources
Here is a list of commonly used resources. Click an image link to go to that website. Please note that these are external sites and Northampton College holds no responsibility over their content or availability.
Information and Study skills
The Library can offer support within any of the following areas. Click on any of the topics below to go to the Information and Study Skills Moodle page which includes Study Smart courses for each topic as well as activities, PowerPoint presentations and useful information leaflets.
Information Skills: Copyright, Referencing and Plagiarism, Research and Evaluating Information, Presentation Skills
Study Skills: Note-taking, Revision and Exam Preparation, Organisation, Reading Effectively
Writing Skills: Essay Writing, Report Writing, Proofreading
The Library's Learning Facilitators are available to support you in developing your writing, computer, information and study skills. They are here to help you on your path to independent learning. If you need help with any of the areas listed above please talk to a Learning Facilitator.
Please note that access to Learning Facilitators this year is via appointment only. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with information on which areas or topics you would like help with. We will then arrange an appointment with you as soon as possible.