INTO Manchester Learning Centre: Online Resources
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.
The following leaflet gives an overview of how to find the best information for your studies:
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:
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 read this guide:
International Year One and Pre Masters students are also recommended to read this advanced guide:
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, read the Guide to Philip Allan here:
Myilibrary: INTO Manchester’s collection of e-books.
For more information on using this database, read the Guide to E-Books (Myilibrary and Ebsco) here:
You can pick up 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:
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, read the Guide to Issues Online:
You can pick up a print version from the Learning Centre.
Remember: login in using your Open Athens password but you need an extra password too. Ask the Learning Centre staff if you need help!
Available to Pre- Masters Programme students only. Ask Pre-Masters Programme staff for registration details.
Online art and design magazine. Ask Art & Design Foundation Staff for ID and password.