Learning Resource Centres Learning Resource Centre

The Learning Resource Centres are welcoming and supportive places for your independent study outside of class time. The Learning Resource Centres include the Library, Study Zones and Student Zones.

Visit the Learning Resource Centres if you want to:
✔ Prepare for lessons  ✔ Read and research  ✔ Complete homework & assignments  ✔ Create CVs  ✔ Print off work  ✔ Develop employability skills  ✔ Revise for exams  ✔ Write university applications

Need help?

Our knowledgeable and supportive staff are always available to help – just ask! 

Library resources to help you succeed!

Ace your assignments and revision with our collection of thousands of up-to-date course related books and magazines to borrow.

Our Digital Bookshelf gives you online access to thousands of eBooks and eJournals 24/7.

We also have books to support your wellbeing, careers, university research as well as young adult fiction and graphic novels.

Study Zone skill-boosting support

 The Study Zones offer every student study skill one-to-one support and group workshops.

In the Study Zones we will help you with:
✔ Time management and organisation  ✔ Writing assignments and presentation skills  ✔ Research  ✔ Referencing and avoiding plagiarism  ✔ Revising  ✔ Preparing for exam success


Our Services and Facilities include:  

✔ Study Spaces for individuals & small groups

✔ Bookable teamwork rooms

✔ PCs – with advanced booking

✔ Express PCs – short log on for checking emails or printing

✔ Colour printing, photocopying and scanning 

✔ Device lockers and charging points

✔ Study Equipment Loans – calculators, head phones, maths equipment

✔ Freecycle a free stationery exchange

Student Zones

Student Zones are informal spaces where you can enjoy some food as well as study. Our Silverdale Student Hub opened to students in January 2023.