Open Athens & E-Resources

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Welcome to the Online Resources page for the INTO Manchester Learning Centre. Here you will find useful online databases and resources for students studying, Foundation Programmes, Pre Masters, General English and Academic English courses.

You may use all electronic databases and e-books on  your phone, laptop, tablet /IPad etc. and at home using the Open Athens log-in. If you have an Athens password, log-in here.

If you do not have an Open Athens password, please ask the Learning Centre staff.

INTO Manchester has the following databases, all available via OpenAthens:

 

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    EBSCO Discovery
    A quick and easy way to search nearly 7,000 academic and business journals and 4,000 e-books as well as the INTO Manchester library catalogue.  You can access the information from INTO Manchester or at home. You can use Ebsco Discovery for simple searches as well as in-depth searching. Foundation students are recommended to pick up the guide Using Ebsco Discovery:simple searching; International Year One and Pre Masters students should also use Using Ebsco Discovery:advanced searching
     You can pick up a print version from the Learning Centre.    Remember: log in  using your Open Athens password.

 

  • Palogosmall
    Philip Allan Online Magazines
    Online access to past copies of Biological Sciences Review, Business Review, Chemistry Review, Economic Review, A-level Law Review, Physics Review and Politics Review. For more information on using this database please ask a Learning Centre member of staff or read the Guide to Philip Allan here. You can pick up a print version from the Learning Centre.     Remember: log in using your Open Athens password.

 

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    Myilibrary
    INTO Manchester’s collection of e-books. For more information on using this database please ask a Learning Centre member of staff or read the Guide to E-Books (Myilibrary and Ebsco) here, or pick up a print version from the Learning Centre.  Remember: log in using your Open Athens password.

 

INTO Manchester also has access to the following resources, all available via their own log-in and password:

 

  •  iologosmall
    Issues Online
    Database on social issues; covers topics such as ethics in business, globalisation and ageing in society. Includes key statistics and also links to a range of e-books on social issues.  For more information on using this database please ask a Learning Centre member of staff, or read the leaflet Guide to Issues Online here. You can pick up a print version from the Learning Centre. 
    Remember: login in using your Open Athens password.
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    Emerald Database  

    Available to Pre- Masters Programme students only. Ask Pre-Masters Programme staff for registration details.

 

  • a-n-magazinesmall
    A-N Magazine 

    Online art and design magazine. Ask Art & Design Foundation Staff for ID and password.


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