The King's (The Cathedral) School

Peterborough

Journals

Subscribed Journals

Access to Research

Access to Research is an initiative to give free, walk-in access to a wide range of academic articles and research in public libraries across the UK. Use the Access to Research link to begin your initial search and to browse journals, then visit your local library to view and print full text articles.

Participating library authorities include Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, Lincolnshire, Norfolk, Nottinghamshire, and Northamptonshire.

For more information please contact the School Library.

A-Level Magazine Archive

The Hodder Education A Level Magazine Archive offers access to up to 22 years worth of highly regarded subject reviews for 16-19 year old students. The magazines include specially written articles by experts in the field to stretch and challenge students' knowledge, adding depth and breadth to each topic they study.

Please contact the Library for login details.

Most print editions available in the Library.

JSTOR

A digital library of academic journals, books, and primary sources, JSTOR helps people discover, use, and build upon a wide range of content through a powerful research and teaching platform, and preserves this content for future generations.

JSTOR contains the full-text of more than 2,300 journals from 1,000 publishers, with publication dates ranging from 1665 to 2015 (for certain titles). Journals are available in more than 60 disciplines in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences and mathematics. 

Please contact the Library for login details.

Open Access Material

Directory of Open Access Journals

Online directory of open access, peer-reviewed journals.  With over 10,000 journals covering all areas of science, technology, medicine, social science and humanities. 

Free to use.

Google Scholar

Provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. You can search across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites.

Free to use, but some material may require a subscription.

OpenDOAR

A directory of academic open access repositories. As well as providing a simple repository list, OpenDOAR lets you search for repositories or search repository contents. 

Free to use. 

Databases

Complete Issues

Articles, statistics, personal accounts and websites that help students understand the world around them. 

Please contact the Library for login details.

Print edition available in the Library.

Global Issues in Context

Articles, newspapers, primary sources, images, videos, podcasts and statistics to help you understand current world issues, conflicts and events from a global perspective.

Issues Online

Articles, infographics, and information on a wide range of topics such as citizenship, crime, discrimination, media, global issues etc. 

Please contact the Library for login details. 

Print edition available in the Library.

MASSOLIT

Specially designed to enable Sixth Form and college students to succeed, MASSOLIT offers quick and easy online access to a fast-expanding library of over 1,800 short video lectures. Create Account 

English

Connell Guides

Study guides intended to stimulate thought and help readers understand and interpret great works of literature. 

Please contact the Library for login details.

Print editions available in the School Library.

EMagazine

Online magazine for a-level students of English, with a huge archive of articles, video clips, and interactive activities. 

Please contact the Library for login details.
(Please use the emagazine Sign in option on the left side of the screen)

Print edition available in the Library. A-Level.

History

Churchill Archive 

Containing a vast range of original documents, the complete Churchill Archive provides unique insight into the life and times of a key figure of modern history, and offers excellent opportunities for independent learning and EPQs.

Please contact the Library for login details.  A-Level. 

Churchill Archive for Schools

Complementary site to the complete Churchill Archive.  Offers a wide range of specially developed classroom-ready resources, together with a selection of key documents from the complete Churchill Archive. Designed to provide students a gateway into the complete Churchill Archive.

Website resources are free to use.

History Extra

Website of  the BBC History magazine covering a wide range of historical topics – from Ancient Egypt to the Tudors, mediaeval life to the Second World War.

Website resources are free to use.

History Today

History Today covers everything from wars, revolutions, the rise and fall of civilisations, to the histories of food, homes or fashion.

Please contact the Library for login details.

Print edition available in the Library. A-Level.