• Further eResources

    Try these other resources for access to plays, Vogue magazine, the consumer culture collection and some market research and advertising resources.

    Drama Online

    Drama Online provides access to wealth of performances, text and supporting materials for drama.  There are high definition videos of live stage performances at London's renowned Globe Theatre (Globe on Screen).   There is content from LA Theatre Works providing more than 350 key dramatic works in streaming audio, performed by leading actors from around the world.  You can access Shakespeare and early modern drama videos covering key plays and acting techniques, including Maxine Peake’s Hamlet, the Stage on Screen series and a Shakespeare acting masterclass.  Drama Online also includes full text access to works by new writers and the most iconic names in playwriting history.  It provides contextual and critical background through scholarly works and practical guides.  It offers unique Play Tools with Character Grids, Words and Speech graphs and Part Books for a new way to engage with plays for close study or for performance. 

    LOGIN OFF CAMPUS: use your University details.  Select Login then Login via your Institution.

    Digital Theatre Plus

    Provides access to feature-length theatre productions, interviews with actors, directors and creatives and exclusive behind-the-scenes content.  It includes unique full-length films of current leading productions of Shakespeare plays, modern dramas, musicals and adaptations of classic novels.  It also offers exclusive behind-the-scenes insights from theatre makers.  There are accompanying accessible study guides to develop understanding of plot, character, language, historical context and authors.

    LOGIN OFF CAMPUS: use your University details.  Click on Sign In, select Southampton Solent University from the drop down list and click on Sign In With My Institution.

    The Vogue Archive

    View American Vogue from the first issue, in 1892, to the present day.

    LOGIN OFF CAMPUS:  use your University details.   Choose Login through your library or institution, then United Kingdom, and then Southampton Solent University.

    Consumer Culture Collection

    A print collection held by the Library.  Contains a wide range of magazines which, in some cases, go back as far as the 1920s.  Request these magazines from the Enquiry Desk for reference use in the Library.

    Popular titles include Jackie, Just Seventeen, Woman's Own, and Woman's Weekly.


    Screenonline is devoted to the history of British film and television, and to British social history as revealed by film and television. Video clips, film stills, posters, press books, and recorded interviews with film and television personalities are available to search from the British Film Institute's Film and Television archive.

    LOGIN: Screenonline is freely accessible for all Solent staff and students, but the moving image material can only be accessed from PCs within Southampton Solent University. When viewing clips you will need to view them using FIREFOX and Windows Media Player (rather than VLC Web).

    Rock's Backpages

    Full text archive of reviews, interviews and features on artists from a range of music publications including NME, Rolling Stone, Q and Kerrang. There are over 10,000 articles in the archive ranging from the late 1950s to the present.

    LOGIN OFF CAMPUS:  use your University details.   In the Login via Your Home Institution section select Southampton Solent University then enter your University details.

    The following resources are mainly used by business students, but they may contain useful statistical and further information:


    Market research reports

    LOGIN OFF CAMPUS: use your University details.   Choose Federated login and then Southampton Solent University.


    An excellent source for British advertising rates and circulation data for newspapers and magazines and some television channels.

    LOGIN ON and OFF CAMPUS: USE THIS LINKnon-university username and password is required and you must create an account. 
    To view the login details, you must login to Solent Online Learning and enrol on the passwords page.

    More information: BRAD Glossary and BRAD flyer


    Marketing communications and advertising reosurce covering over 25,000 articles, case studies, research reports and summaries . 

    LOGIN OFF CAMPUS: use your University details.

    Source Creative

    Showcases the world's best TV advertising, virals, short films and promos with an archive of over 50,000 pieces of work. It's also updated daily.

    LOGIN ON and OFF CAMPUSA non university username and password is required to access this resource. You will need to be logged into SOL to access our eResource Passwords.

    Creative Club

    Creative Club is the UK's largest advertising archive. Including over 1.5 million advertisements across all media.  The archive dates back to 1997 and is updated in real-time. Storyboards and advertisements are available to download.

    LOGIN ON and OFF CAMPUS: use your University details .  Click on Shibboleth Login, select Southampton Solent University from the drop-down menu and click on Select.