Digital Resources Including:eBooks, Journals, Newspapers, Videos

eBooks, video content, online reference works, journals and newspapers are amongst the range of electronic resources available.  These resources can be accessed through OpenAthens

Library staff can provide a demonstration of how to access Open Athens and start searching the resources.  Email to arrange a time. 

You can access these resources through our Open Athens portal so it’s probably easiest to login to OpenAthens (this VIDEO will show you how) before clicking on the following links:

eBooks: Digital copies of textbooks, these can be read online or downloaded to your mobile device. Find core texts and other suggested reading on


ClickView - digital video learning Videos: Find educational videos relating to your subject, watch curated film and television content, and upload and organize your own video content on


Images: Find rights-cleared images that can be freely used in your class assignments on Image Quest



Reference sources: Use Britannica Academic and Credo Reference for the background information to begin your research on a topic.   





Newspapers: Find full-text articles all local and regional newspapers from the UK and Ireland on Newsbank. Including local titles such as The Clydebank Post, Greenock Telegraph and Paisley Daily Express, and national titles such as The Guardian, The Telegraph and The Herald.    Search across titles or topics. 

Journals: Full-text articles from multi-disciplinary journals can be read online or downloaded from SAGE Journals. Cambridge Core provides access to full-text journal articles and content from Cambridge Companions Online and the Shakespeare Survey.  My Dynamic Learning provides access to current and past issues from Biological Sciences Review, Chemistry Review, Modern History Review, Politics Review, Psychology Review and Modern History Review.  Useful for those studying Highers in these subjects. 


Subject specific resources include Drama Online, CINAHL, and TV


Most resources can be accessed by signing in with your College network username and password, either through OpenAthens or directly into the resource itself, for example, ClickView. One exception is My Dynamic Learning: access by clicking on this link or self-register for an account. 

Find the most up-to-date list of digital resources here:


We have also created subject guides to highlight resources that could help with your course of study.  Find these on our Wakelet Library profile: and on the LIbrary pages on Moodle.

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