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Our e-libraries & academic services

Our e-libraries & academic services

Posted on 02/09/22

Virtual Libraries

Did you know DGHE offers seven different e-library options? We do!

We want to make sure all our students have free, easy access to the material they need to complete assignments, learn, and become the best professionals they can be. More than just offering platforms, we also have an in-house librarian for academic and learning support. Students who are not fully familiar with technology and online reading systems can reach out at any time and request print versions of the reading content necessary for their classes.

Why e-libraries?

You already know that we are all about making our student’s life easier. DGHE believes in study-life balance.

We know that our students need the flexibility to study from home, from work or even during their commute – so we partner with several e-libraries that provide thousands of journals, articles, books and magazines you can access from anywhere and everywhere.

For you to be able to access the exclusive content, you only will need to use your DGHE email! After that, they work just like any other research platform: explore the different categories and find specific books on the search bar.

Easy steps to access our e-books: 1. Access dghe.ac.uk/library-services and choose an e-library. 2. log in to the resource with your DGHE email and password. 3. Use the research bar and think of keywords related to the subject you must study.
More than in-screen reading:

Our partners were handpicked for you to get the best systems, so explore the platforms! You can read online, download, save books, highlight sections and even downloadable to make notes. This will all be saved on your profile.DGHE offers a range of HND and Degree courses in Art & Design, Business Management, Health & Social Care, Criminology & Criminal Justice and Public Services – so of course, we needed to contact specialists in each subject to attend all our students. Check below to learn which e-library would best fit your needs.

DGHE E-libraries. VLeBooks: VLeBooks is an amazing ebook platform. Your free account with DGHE gives you access to nearly one hundred titles picked out by our lecturers to support our courses. JSTOR: JSTOR is an e-library of academic journals, especially the humanities and social sciences. It features content for all Schools and provides full-text access to over 2800 titles. Art Full Text: Art Full Text or EBSCO is a great source for our Art & Design students. It contains journals and magazines relating to Art & Architecture with up-to-date content. Criminology and Law Collection: Our Public Services and Criminology students can access Taylor and Francis Online, where they can find more than 25k articles on Criminology and Law. GlobalData Explorer: GlobalData Explorer will be especially useful for our Business students! There you can access information on over 740k companies, 22 sectors, and more than 200 countries.
Library & Academic Support

If none of those platforms has what you are looking for or you need any help to access and make the best of them, please talk to our librarian.

Mary is our e-book expert and has all the obligatory reading material from all courses available at his desk. He’s here to help you with your academic needs and support your learning journey. You can book some time with Mary on our Moodle platform or meet him in our library between 9am and 6pm from Monday to Friday.

You can also contact m.pester@dghe.ac.uk to ask any questions, request materials or send Mary a hello!
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