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Resources for your teaching

Explore the growing number of resources within the Library collections that include resources for teachers and materials to embed in your modules.

There are a growing number of resources within the Library collections that include diverse materials to support teaching beyond the traditional books, e-books and journals. Resources that include video content licenced for use within lectures or embedding within Canvas, teacher notes, case studies, lab protocols and much more. All of these resources are designed for you to use within your teaching and provide alternative learning opportunities for students. 

Sage Research Methods

SAGE Research Methods is a new resource available to us at Newcastle University which is invaluable for anyone undertaking an independent research project or dissertation. 

It is a database containing thousands of resources dedicated to the subject area of Research Methods. It supports all stages of the research process from writing a research question, conducting a literature review, choosing the best research methods, analysing data, to writing up your results and thinking about publication. It contains information suited to all levels of researchers, from undergraduates starting their first projects to research associates. 

Within the resource students will be able to access dictionary and encyclopaedia entries, book chapters, full books, journal articles, case studies, some datasets and streaming videos from SAGE Research Methods Video.

SAGE Research Methods includes a wealth of teacher resources and reusable materials licensed for educational use for you to draw on, allowing you to reuse materials and show videos within your teaching free of copyright concerns.

Coming soon, SAGE Research Methods will be embedded in Canvas as an LTI, allowing you to easily embed videos, learning materials, case studies and videos into your Canvas courses.

Access the SAGE Research Methods User Guide for an overview of the resource.

SAGE Research Methods Videos

SAGE Research Methods Video is a streaming video collection created to support you as you approach your research project and includes nearly 130 hours of video including tutorials, case study videos, expert interviews, and more, covering the entire research methods and statistics curriculum. The videos offer real life application of research methods and provide an alternative way of accessing information about research methods. The videos provide students with the oppotunity to hear from researchers about how they have used the methods and offer an alternative voice or explanation of a concept, which can be very useful when trying to understand more difficult concepts.

The videos are academic in quality and form part of a curated collection so you can be confident using these resources in your teaching.

Videos include a running transcript, allowing for full text searching and you can create clips that will allow you to make your own custom selections of videos to use in a presentation or discussion about your research. 

Sustainable Development Goals

We now have access to a curated interdisciplinary collection of digital content mapped to the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The Taylor and Francis SDG Online collection includes more than 12,000 of the most important and relevant book chapters and journal articles, published under the Routledge and CRC Press imprints, in an online library covering all 17 SDGs.

The collection also features multi-format teaching and learning resources, including core essays, presentations, videos, case studies, teaching guides, and lesson plans, which can be accessed by you and embedded in teaching. 

Cite Them Right Online

Cite Them Right Online offers advice and guidance on referencing over 150 different types of information in referencing styles including APA, Chicago, Harvard, IEE, MLA, MHRA, OSCOLA and Vancouver. The search and browse functions allow students to identify the type of informaiton source they are trying to reference and Cite Them Right offers guidance on how to manage more challenging references, for example where details are missing or there are multiple authors. 

The Cite Them Right Tutorial can be fully embedded in Canvas as a learning resource. The 1 hour interactive tutorial (divided into sections which each take approximately 5 minutes to complete) covers the importance of referencing, how to write citations and build references. It also offers the opportunity to test knowledge and confirm understanding in the practice of referencing.

Box of Broadcasts

Box of Broadcasts contains 2.2 million programmes from over 75 television and radio channels, including most of the UK freeview network, and some international channels. Coverage dates from 2007 to the present day.

Other things you can do with BoB include:

  • Create your own playlists, clips and clip compilations
  • Share and search playlists created by academic users around the UK
  • Search programme transcripts and subtitles
  • Embed content in Canvas and share on social media
  • Use one-click citation for easy academic referencing


SpringerProtocols is a collection of reproducible laboratory protocols (over 58,000) for biomedical and life sciences.

It provides your students with step-by-step protocols for immediate use in labs, and you can be confident that it will be the most reliable and accurate technique. 

SAGE Business Cases

SAGE Business Cases provides access to over 2,500 business case studies, which cover a variety of topics and industries focusing on global brands and companies.

Subjects covered include:

  • Human Resource Management
  • Marketing
  • Operations Management
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Entrepreneurship
  • And many more

The platform also provides teaching notes for academics, these suggest teaching strategies, target audience and possible responses to discussion questions that can help facilitate classroom discussion.

To access the teaching notes, you will require an access code. Please email to obtain this.

Academic Skills Kit

Discover reusable learning resources and sign posting for where students can go for help. Content includes specially curated collections around key points in the academic calendar, such as exams and revision, understanding feedback, and approaching dissertations and extended projects.