ebooks - Northern School of Contemporary Dance

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Keeping you up to date with our resources & collections


A number of ebooks have been purchased by the libraries at NSCD & LCDS for student & staff use


If you are using an NSCD computer, you can view ebooks directly by clicking on the book title links below. If you are prompted for a log in, select the ‘OpenAthens login’ option & enter your OpenAthens username & password

If you are off-site or on your mobile/tablet/laptop:

OpenAthens | log into OpenAthens & select Dawsonera or Taylor & Francis ebooks from the resource list

Dawsonera | select ‘sign in’ & ‘openathens log in’ then enter your OpenAthens username/password

Taylor & Francis ebooks | select ‘with shibboleth or openathens’, select ‘Conservatoire for Dance & Drama’ from the drop down, then enter your OpenAthens username/password


*There is an ongoing technical issue with the Dawsonera platform. Dawsonera are working on a solution. We ask for your patience whilst they resolve the issue.*

OpenAthens Dawsonera | Onsite

Taylor & Francis ebooks

As well as the titles we’ve purchased for your use on the platform, you can view abstracts & excerpts from a wide range of other dance & performance titles.


OpenAthens Taylor & Francis | Onsite

Free ebooks

You can access some ebooks free online, we’ll be adding those titles we think you might find useful here…

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