Proquest Ebook Central
Ebook Central is designed with mobile in mind. Access the site from your tablet or phone, and download e-books for offline reading. This is a virtual library which you can access anywhere! Here you will find various Economics textbooks (not the textbook you were issued with in class) as well as study guides, Essential Maths for Economics and revision guides. The content is exactly the same as the printed books. Log on to the College Portal as usual > Study Support and Careers > Learning Resources Centre > E-Resources@esher and scroll down to Proquest Ebook Central, (or follow the link below) then select Esher College from the Institutional drop down.
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BoB – Learning on Screen
On demand TV and Radio for Education. This academically-focused system allows staff and students, at subscribing institutions, to record programmes from over 75 free-to-air channels; and search an archive of over 2.2 million broadcasts. Log on to the College Portal as usual > Study Support and Careers > Learning Resources Centre > E-Resources@esher and scroll down to BoB – Learning on Screen, (or follow the link below) then select Esher College from the Institutional drop down and click “Go”. You can search for programmes, use the TV guide, or try searching by selecting “Public Playlists” first, and then typing in Economics. You will then get access to some great playlists for Economics created by teachers and lecturers at other Colleges and Universities.
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Issues Online is the best place to click-start research and studies, with high-quality print and digital learning resources focus on contemporary social issues. Here you will have access to the Issues book on Business and Trade as well as many useful and interesting articles on the business world. Click on the link, then under “Home Institution” click in to the login area and type in Esher College.
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JSTOR provides access to more than 12 million academic journal articles, books, and primary sources in 75 disciplines. Some excellent higher-level books and articles available here covering everything from advertising to trade and business ethics, and providing access to a huge range of 180 Economics journals. Log on to the College Portal as usual > Study Support and Careers > Learning Resources Centre > E-Resources@esher and scroll down to JSTOR, (or follow the link below). The username and password you will need are detailed on this link.
Click here to view JSTOR login details on the college portal
Hodder A Level Magazines (Philip Allan Magazine Archive)
Philip Allan Magazines provide a wealth of resources that are ideal for challenging subject knowledge and preparing students to excel in exams. Here you will find Economics Review, you can click on the magazine and select the edition you would like, or use the search box at the top and search for a topic (i.e. Financial Crisis) and then select filter by subject: “Economics”. Log on to the College Portal as usual > Study Support and Careers > Learning Resources Centre > Online Journals and Magazines > Hodder A Level Magazines (Philip Allan Magazine Archive) or click on the link below.
Click here to view Philip Allan Magazines login details on the college portal
Proquest News and Newspapers
The ProQuest News portfolio comprises two categories: Contemporary News and ProQuest Digitized Newspapers. With its continually-expanding Contemporary News and Digitized Newspapers programs, ProQuest provides the most comprehensive resource for nearly every kind of researcher seeking news information from the mid-18th century to today’s news. From a single interface, researchers can access news reports, editorials, and, with ProQuest Historical and Recent Newspapers, advertisements, stock tables, cartoons, and more. With a powerful search engine, more than 3,000 of the world’s news sources, such as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Guardian & Observer, The Globe and Mail, The Times of India, and many more are open to discovery. Log on to the College Portal as usual > Study Support and Careers > Learning Resources Centre > Online Journals and Magazines > Proquest News and Newspapers, or click the link below. You can carry out a basic search or select the database you need to search first. Can be limited by date for more recent news. Try searching for “Great Depression” or “Inequality” and “Developing Countries”
Click here to view Proquest News login details on the college portal