Databases are where you can search for articles from journals, magazines and newspapers. Ebooks will also appear.
English Language resources
|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|
World Book Online
WBO contains 1000's of encyclopedia articles, rich multimedia. It includes an Activity Centre.
Undergraduate final projects and Masters' theses
Over 30 student final research projects are available online and selected Masters theses/research papers . You can see a list of online final research projects here and a list of Masters theses/research papers. You can view all the physical copies in the Library (including ones not available online), the list of final research projects written from 2013 is 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.
Go to: https://login.openathens.net/auth#forgottenpassword
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)|
|Referencing and style guide APA 7 (0.84MB)|