Resources available through JCS

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Bridgeman Education Over 1.2 million copyright-cleared images providing access to the visual culture of every civilization and period from prehistory to the present. Available to Secondary Schools worldwide through JCS.
British Newspaper Archive Available to UK Public Libraries through JCS, this fantastic resource provides online access to a fast expanding range of local, regional and national newspapers (1710-1954) from the British Library's unique collection.
Churchill Archive FREE to schools worldwide through JCS, the complete Churchill Archive (normally available by annual subscription) offers access to a vast range of original documents. The Archive is complemented by a new freely available website offering specially developed resources to support teaching and learning at secondary level.
Churchill Archive for Public Libraries The Churchill Archive offers access to over 800,000 original documents and sheds new light on over 50 years of British and world history.
Credo Online Reference A multi-publisher online reference library which provides comprehensive coverage of curriculum topics. Available to Secondary Schools, Sixth Form Colleges and International Schools in the UK through JCS.
Drama Online: Core Collection One of an expanding range of Drama Online Collections, the Core Collection includes the full text of over 1,370 plays plus invaluable critical and contextual background. Available to Secondary Schools worldwide through JCS.
Drama Online: Other Collections An expanding range of standalone collections (including video and audio) is now available on the Drama Online platform. Available to Secondary Schools worldwide through JCS.
Dynamic Learning Vocational Products Available to Further Education Colleges through JCS, these specially designed vocational products support an expanding range of qualifications in Early Years Education, Hospitality and Catering, and Therapies (including Hair and Beauty).
Early Years and Childcare (Dynamic Learning) These specially designed vocational products support qualifications in Early Years Education are available to Further Education Colleges through JCS.
eChalk A broad and expanding range of curriculum-mapped games, puzzles, simulations and starter activities, ideal for use in the classroom and on mobile devices. Available to Primary and Secondary Schools worldwide through JCS.
Findmypast for Public Libraries Available to UK Public Libraries through JCS, this leading family history website offers over 4 billion fully searchable records from across the globe plus, from 16th February, exclusive access to the 1939 Register.
Findmypast for Schools This leading family history website (available to Schools worldwide through JCS) enables students to research their family history, build family trees and do historical and/or local research with ease.
Findmypast for UK Higher Education Institutions This fantastic resource for historical research (available to UK Higher Education Institutions through JCS) provides cross-searchable online access to over 4 billion records from across the globe PLUS exclusive online access to the 1939 Register (from 16th February)
Gale In Context Schools' Series Four curriculum-oriented online portals offering access to reference works, encyclopedias and magazines plus a vast range of audio and video clips, images and illustrations. Available to Secondary Schools, Sixth Form Colleges and International Schools in the UK through JCS.
Gale NewsVault™ Available to Secondary Schools, Sixth Form Colleges and International Schools in the UK through JCS, Gale NewsVault™ is a fully cross-searchable and cross-browseable portfolio of global historical newspapers and periodicals.
Gale Science, Environmental and Global Issues Schools Package This special schools package of three online portals includes access to reference works, encyclopedias and magazines plus a vast range of audio and video clips, images and illustrations. Available to Secondary Schools, Sixth Form Colleges and International Schools in the UK through JCS.
Global Issues in Context One of three resources included in the Gale Science, Environmental and Global Issues Schools Package. Available to Secondary Schools, Sixth Form Colleges and International Schools in the UK through JCS.
GREENR (Global Reference on the Environment, Energy and Natural Resources) One of three resources included in the Gale Science, Environmental and Global Issues Schools Package. Available to Secondary Schools, Sixth Form Colleges and International Schools in the UK through JCS.
Guardian and Observer Digital Archive Available to Secondary Schools, Sixth Form Colleges and International Schools in the UK through JCS, the Guardian and The Observer Digital Archive gives students online access to facts, first-hand accounts, and opinions of the day about the most significant and fascinating events from the past 200 years.
History Reference Center® Comprehensive information from thousands of historical sources including the full text of over 2,500 books, reference works, encyclopedias and periodicals plus documents, maps, photos and film and video clips. Available to Secondary Schools, Sixth Form Colleges and International Schools in the UK, and British International Schools, through JCS.
History Study Centre Available to Secondary Schools, Sixth Form Colleges and International Schools in the UK through JCS, this valuable resource offers cross–searchable access to a wide range of encyclopedias, reference works, historical documents, maps and multimedia material invaluable to the study of global history from ancient times to the present day.
Hospitality and Catering (Dynamic Learning) Available to Further Education Colleges through JCS, these specially designed vocational products support qualifications in Hospitality and Catering.
JSTOR Further Education College Collection An exceptional package of 2,200 archival journals and primary source collections covering the arts and sciences, and available to Further Education Colleges through JCS.
JSTOR Secondary Schools Collection Available to Schools worldwide through JCS, this excellent package of 2,200 leading archival journals and primary source collections covering the arts and sciences provides students with the perfect preparation for higher education.
Literary Reference Center™ Offers access to thousands of classic texts and classic and contemporary short stories and poems, plus literary journals, literary criticism, and author biographies and interviews. Available to Secondary Schools, Sixth Form Colleges and International Schools in the UK, and British International Schools, through JCS.
MASSOLIT (Further Education Colleges) Bring top international academics to your college! Perfect for ‘A’ level and HE students, MASSOLIT offers a total of over 1,000 short video lectures in four subject collections: English Literature, History, Philosophy and Classics. Available to UK Further Education Colleges through JCS.
MASSOLIT (Schools) Bring top university academics to your school! Specially designed for sixth form students, MASSOLIT offers a total of over 1,000 short curriculum-relevant video lectures in four subject collections: English Literature, History, Philosophy and Classics. Available to Schools worldwide through JCS.
National Geographic Virtual Library This great resource offers access to the complete archive of the National Geographic magazine plus a vast multimedia collection of National Geographic books, images, maps and videos. Available to UK Secondary Schools and Sixth Form Colleges through JCS.
Opposing Viewpoints in Context One of four databases available in the Gale In Context Schools' Series, this Providing 19,000+ pro/con viewpoints from subject experts and high quality news sources, plus 13,000+ topic overviews, it helps students develop information literacy and critical thinking skills, and to draw their own informed conclusions. Available to Secondary Schools, Sixth Form Colleges and International Schools in the UK through JCS.
Philip Allan Magazines Online Archives Access to up to 22 years worth of Philip Allan’s highly regarded magazines for 'A' level students in 14 subjects. Available to UK Secondary Schools, Sixth Form Colleges, International Schools and Further Education Colleges in the UK, and British International Schools, through JCS.
Rock's Backpages Available to UK Further Education Colleges and Schools worldwide through JCS (and also to Public Libraries - see below), this is a unique archive of music writing sourced from the pages of the music and mainstream press.
Rock's Backpages (Public Libraries) Available to Public Libraries through JCS (and also to Schools - see above), this is a treasure trove for music lovers of all ages.
Science in Context One of three resources included in the Gale Science, Environmental and Global Issues Schools Package. Available to Secondary Schools, Sixth Form Colleges and International Schools in the UK through JCS.
Science Reference Center™ A comprehensive collection of encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, videos and images to support the Science curriculum at Key Stages 3 and 4 and A level. Available to Secondary Schools, Sixth Form Colleges and International Schools in the UK, and British International Schools, through JCS.
Therapies (Dynamic Learning) Available to Further Education Colleges through JCS, these specially designed vocational products support qualifications in Therapies (including Hair and Beauty).
World Book Advanced Specially developed to support the needs of 'A' level and degree level students, and available to Further Education Colleges through JCS.
World Book eBooks Available to Primary Schools and Public Libraries in the UK through JCS, this is a fast expanding collection of over 1,800 titles, many of which contain multimedia features such as videos, audio, games and activities which have been designed to make learning fun.
World Book Online (Public Libraries) Available to UK Public Libraries through JCS, this choice of high quality products will meet the needs of a wide range of library users at all ages and levels.
World Book Online (Schools) Available to Primary and Secondary Schools, and Sixth Form Colleges in the UK through JCS, World Book Online offers a wide choice of great products which have been designed to meet the needs of students at all ages and levels.
World History in Context From ancient times to the present day, this database in the Gale In Context Schools Series provides a vast range of multimedia content on over 5,000 years of world history. Available to Secondary Schools, Sixth Form Colleges and International Schools in through JCS.