Higher Education Teaching & Learning - Recommended Sources

There are a wide range of resources available for to Higher Education Learning  & Teaching  beyond the obvious journals, databases and websites. Here we list a selection we think you'll find useful.

Audio Visual Resources

This fantastic resource has captured UK terrestrial TV and radio programmes from 1998 onwards for anyone in UK universities to watch for free. You can create playlists and clips to embed in presentations, as well as putting in requests for recording. Look out for all the useful documentaries. (Not available to anyone outside the UK.)

This resource, from Learning on Screen includes a Moving Image Gateway to 2,000 websites relating to moving image and sound materials, News on Screen resource for the study of newsreels and cinemagazines, Archives and Footage from screen heritage, including film production and television and video equipment, and International Database of Shakespeare on Film, Television and Radio.

Government Sources

News Services & Archives

A weekly news magazine covering higher education in the UK but also including some international content

Statistics and Rankings

Comparisons and Rankings

• UniStats 

if you register it is possible to save comparison courses to monitor changes


The HEER database has been developed by the Centre for Higher Education Research and Information (CHERI) of The Open University.

the website for international staff moving to UK universities


innovation in the use of ICT for education and research

educational advisory service relating to use of technology to support accessibility and inclusion


VOCED is a free research database for technical and vocational education and training.

Your Subject Team

Mystery Beck

Faculty Librarian Law & Criminology

Email: Mystery.Beck@port.ac.uk

Phone: (023) 9284 3240

Sharon Bittner

Assistant Faculty Librarian

Email: sharon.bittner@port.ac.uk

Phone: (023) 9284 3234

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