Learning Resources

LRC BooksWe have a dedicated team of qualified and experienced staff that are happy to support LRC users to access resources and make the most of the facilities available. You will find an extensive range of resources to support your learning including:

  • Books, magazines, journals and newspapers (both print and electronic)
  • Access to the college Virtual Learning Environment
  • CD Resources
  • Access to a range of educational software and electronic resources

Resources are available and can be borrowed (some for use in the LRC only), and training is available in a range of related information skills to enable you to use resources effectively. Our staff are here to help you to develop your skills in using a computer to produce course assignments and access online resources.

IT Facilities

LRC iPadsComputers are available for you to use in the LRC to complete your studies.

  • iMacs
  • All in one wide screen computers
  • Scanners
  • Colour printers/photocopiers
  • Video conferencing

A wide range of equipment is also available for loan with the use of your college ID card:

  • Digital Cameras
  • Video Cameras
  • Netbooks
  • iPads
  • Kindles

Printing

Printing and photocopying (including colour printing) is available in the LRC. A limited number of print copies are available free of charge, after which printing is available at a discounted rate. A college ID card is required to use these facilities.

Study Areas

The LRC has rooms and spaces available for silent study, tutorial and dedicated Higher Education Study Rooms (SRC campus).

Lending Facilities

To register to borrow items from the LRC you must have your college identity card with you. By filling in a form with a few details about yourself, you will be able to borrow up to 10 books immediately.

Books are usually loaned for four weeks; however there are a number that can only be loaned for a week. Books can be renewed twice (unless the item has been reserved) by phone or by calling into the LRC.