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About Online Resources
The library pays for you to be able to use high quality information collected together into databases. In library research, a database is where you find:
films, TV and radio programmes
specialist subject information
Each database contains thousands of items which you can search simultaneously and quickly to find the most recent or most relevant information. If the database has a Search icon, you can use the library search tool to find what you need.
Remember, if you can’t find what you are searching for, ask one of the library staff, or if you would like more direct one to one support on library searching or advanced library searching, you can . book an appointment with a member of the library team
Key Online Resources
British Educational Research Association
BERA is a member-led charity that exists to encourage educational research and its application for improvement and the public benefit.
Centre for Research in Early Childhood
Specialises in early childhood research which has relevant outcomes for practice and policy. Some of its research is transformed into training and development programmes designed for the early years sector.
Department for Education
Responsible for education and children’s services in England, aiming to achieve a highly educated society in which opportunity is equal for children and young people, no matter what their background.
Gale General OneFile
General OneFile is a one-stop source for news and periodical articles across a wide range of academic disciplines. Millions of articles available in full-text, General OneFile serves a wide audience of readers.
National Foundation for Educational Research
NFER is the UK’s largest independent provider of research, assessment and information services for education, training and children’s services. The foundation's work includes educational research, evaluation of education and training programmes.
Philip Allan Archive Service
The Philip Allan Archive includes the online version of the English Review magazine, designed especially for A-Levels. Please ask your librarian for the login details.
A comprehensive reference source addressing contemporary social issues. Sixty main topics with articles, news, key facts, statistics and much more.
University of Huddersfield
If you are a current student, use your UoH username and password to access resources via the portal.
The Higher Education Academy
The Higher Education Academy (HEA) is the national body which champions teaching quality.
Higher Education Funding Council for England
HEFCE aims to create and sustain the conditions for a world-leading system of higher education which transforms lives, strengthens the economy, and enriches society.
Ofsted is the Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills. Inspecting and regulating services that care for children and young people, and services providing education for learners of all ages.
Society for Education and Training
The Society for Education and Training (SET) is the new professional membership organisation of the Education and Training Foundation for practitioners working in the post-16 education and training sector.
A range of ready resources for you to use for your curriculum activities.
TES Times Educational Supplement
Contains the latest jobs, resources and education news.
Organisation exploring and celebrating informal education in respect of a diverse array of learners and contexts.
Times Higher Education
Latest HE news, blogs and features.