Libraries and online resources

 

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LIBRARY ACCESS

KENSINGTON AND CHELSEA PUBLIC LIBRARIES 

Students can register at these public libraries and use their wide variety of resources. You can register online and once registered, you'll have access to all libraries in the borough.

BIRKBECK COLLEGE LIBRARY

The Birkbeck College Library offers extensive academic resources, including books, journals, a reference section, electronic resources, videos and DVDs, photocopying and computers. Study spaces are also available. Students wishing to use this resource can be reimbursed by FIE, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information. 

 

SPECIALIST LIBRARIES

If you require a specialist library, information is available on MyStudy@FIE.

ONLINE RESOURCES

BOB

FIE is proud to be a member of Learning On Screen (http://bufvc.ac.uk/), a service of the British Universities and Colleges Film and Video Council. Learning on Screen offers BoB (http://bufvc.ac.uk/tvandradio/bob), an on-demand media streaming service which provides convenient access to millions of television and radio programs.

Through BoB, all students at FIE in London have access to 2 million broadcasts dating back to the 1990s, including a permanent archive of content from nine channels: BBC1 London / BBC2 / BBC4 / ITV London / Channel 4 / More4 / Channel 5 / BBC Radio 4 / BBC Radio 4 Extra. Incoming students' accounts are automatically created for them upon arrival in London. BoB is available on all devices.

 

JSTOR
This online database of academic journals, images, letters, and other primary resources is useful for research papers. Students are able to access JSTOR from Foundation House or any of the FIE Residence Halls through FIE's subscription.

 

PREPARE FOR SUCCESS

The Prepare for Success website is an interactive web learning tool for international students who are getting ready to come to the UK for study. It contains learning resources which are activity-based to help you find out about different aspects of academic life in the UK and the skills needed for effective study.