Library

The library service has been assessed and achieved the level ‘Grade 1 Excellent’ continuously since 2000 by the Council for Learning Resources in Colleges.

In our Library, you can find:

Library and Study Zone

✔ Books

✔ Journals

✔ Newspapers

✔ DVDs

✔ E-books

✔ E-journals

✔ Full text databases

✔ Various learning software

✔ PCs, Macs and printing facilities

The libraries provide a quiet environment for study with knowledgeable and supportive staff to help. Our library team delivers a programme of study skills to support learning and research.

Our Online Catalogue below is available for anyone to browse and we also have a wide range of online materials available. You can also download our Library leaflet below.

Online Catalogue The Library

Study Zones 

The three open access Study Zones at our Langdale Centre provide all students with a supportive environment for independent study outside of class time. 

Students can use the Study Zones to:

✔ Prepare for lessons

✔ Complete homework

✔ Work on assignments

✔ Revise for exams

✔ Create CVs and develop employability skills

Draft and write university or job applications

Study Zones

 

Services and Facilities 

The Study Zones are well-equipped areas specifically designed for independent study. Facilities include:

✔ Study Spaces for individuals & groups

✔ Bookable teamwork rooms & groupwork pods

✔ PCs (can be booked in advance)

✔ Express PCs (short log on for checking emails or printing)

✔ Colour printing, scanning & copying

✔ ‘Bring your own device’ charging and storage lockers

✔ Study Equipment Loan (calculators, ear phones, etc)

✔ Freecycle – a free stationery exchange

 

Support

We want to make sure all students get the support they need to succeed. Our dedicated team is always available to help. We also offer study skills one-to-one sessions and group workshops to all students. We help with:

✔ Time management & organisation

✔ Improving writing & presentation skills

✔ Revising & preparing for exam success

Study Zones Map Langdale Road Leyland