The library is here to support you during your learning. Not only does this include the onsite facilities and services one might expect, but also directions to external and other useful resources. This list of quick links should be useful for a variety of different needs.

Full text access to journals and magazines covering all subjects.  Includes the New Scientist and video news footage from Associated Press (a leading world news agency)

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Includes an A-Z of Scotland’s public sector organisations

Search an archive of over 2 million TV and radio broadcasts

This database provides access to the searchable full text of hundreds of periodicals from the late seventeenth century to the early twentieth, comprising millions of high-resolution facsimile page images. 

A collection of reference books including dictionaries and encyclopaedias. 

Directory of open access books

DOAB is a community-driven discovery service that indexes and provides access to scholarly, peer-reviewed open access books and helps users to find trusted open access book publishers.

This independent index contains almost 17 500 peer-reviewed, open access journals covering all areas of science, technology, medicine, social sciences, arts and humanities. 

This ebooks collection contains more than 10,000 e-books from leading UK publishers and authors. A comprehensive resource for Further Education (FE) spanning many subject areas.  Click on the ‘institutional login’ link to access off campus with your Fife College username and password.

Current and backfile issues of journals

Are you a member of Fife Council Libraries?  Join and you can check out their online resources. These are freely available from every Fife Council Library, and to library members at home.

A database of encyclopaedias and specialist reference sources.  

Essential healthcare resources for further education on MAG Online Library.

Access to 100,000 video, image and sound recordings includes MediaPlus (formerly JISC MediaHub), Teachers TV, World History in Video and World Newsreels Online 1929 – 1966 (login with your College email address and password).

The Open University has a variety of online resources to assist you in enhancing your study skills

Archive of hundred’s of journals published in the arts, humanities and social sciences.

Ebooks covering all subjects, includes the JISC Ebook FE Collection.

Containing over 400,000 images and media from museums, galleries, and archives. It aims to advance public education by enabling access to Scotland’s culture, heritage and related material. 

Information and case studies from Scottish Power for those in construction on operating safely around the electrical network. 

Ebooks covering all subjects

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A wide range of free to use low resolution images from the Wellcome Library collections, themes range from medical to social history.  Images are available under Creative Commons, Attribution, Non-commercial license.

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