Databases are where you can search for articles from journals, magazines and newspapers. Ebooks will also appear.
English Language resources
|Only 20 concurrent users can use at any one time. Can't get in? Try again in 10 minutes||Active Reading helps learners develop the whole range of reading skills: prediction, vocab strategies, inference, skimming, topic sentences and more.|
|Only 20 concurrent users can use at any one time. Can't get in? Try again in 10 minutes||Prepare for IELTS|
|Use the In Context databases - Global issues, Biography; Environmental studies; Science; World history; Middle School - to locate resources with reading levels by using advanced search for each invididual database|
WBO contains 1000's of encyclopedia articles, rich multimedia. It includes an Activity Centre.
Advanced, Timelines and Discover not yet available. All other products are.
Final research projects
You can view a small number of student final research projects online. You can see the list of online research project here. The Library has the hard copy of all the research projects available to use in the Library, you can see the list of hard-copy research projects available since 2013 here.
When you access a database off-campus you will be asked to login with your OpenAthens username (your IPU email) and password. You will need to have activated your account, by following the emailed instructions. Are you a current student or staff member and need OpenAthens? Email email@example.com to arrange for access.
Password length must be between 8 and 20 characters and contain a mix of letters and characters that are not letters.
Passwords are case sensitive.
When used an email is sent to you with an activation link that will let you choose a new password. This does not disable the account and access will continue to work with the old password until a new one is set. Remember to use your IPU email address.
The forgotten password page will not work for accounts that have never been activated.
Check these guides on searching and using Table of Contents and Referencing in Microsoft Word
|Discovery search - basic (0.46MB)|
|Identifying Keywords.pdf (0.17MB)|
|Searching the Catalogue.pdf (0.54MB)|
|Creating a table of contents in Microsoft Word (0.28MB)|
|Referencing in Microsoft Word (0.52MB)|