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E-resource Databases

Getting to know your E-resources - Providing in depth information enabling you to get the most from our online resources




MediaPlus is a service delivered to the UK higher and further education community in association with Jisc, bringing more than 100,000 videos, images, and sound recordings to your screen. This database covers subjects such as

  • Arts, culture and entertainment
  • Politics
  • Economy, business & finance
  • Unrest, conflicts & war
  • Science and technology
  • Social issues
  • Environmental issues
  • Crime, law & justice
  • Religion & belief
  • Sport & Health

It is recommended that you use Google Chrome when using this database. 

To get the most from this database you can create an account this will allow you to save, bookmark and snip items and create playlists. 



Mintel Database – The ‘Market Intelligence Agency’ hosts a wide range of reports relating to the following sectors;

  • Automotive
  • Beauty
  • Clothing and Footwear
  • Drink
  • Financial Services
  • Food & Foodservice
  • Health and Wellness
  • Home & Household
  • Leisure & Entertainment
  • Lifestyles
  • Personal Care
  • Retail
  • Technology
  • Travel

You will be required to enter your College log on details to be able to access the database, you will then need to accept all terms and conditions before proceeding. 

Once you have access to the database you can view, print and save reports, you can also create an account and set up daily, weekly and monthly alerts.