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Your Guide to Learning Resources: Resources Support

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Useful Guides

A selection of useful guides for your students including -

Short videos - 

  • accessing your personal storage drive (w) from home,
  • booking a computer in Learning Resources
  • free install of office365

Help Guides -

  • create a Hyperlink
  • create a New Folder
  • create an EXCEL chart
  • insert a picture in MS Word

Click on the How To Guide icon to access the videos and help guides.

If you have any suggestions for additional videos or help guides please see any member of the Learning Resources team.

Training Sessions - Group or One-to-One

There are various sessions available for you to book for you or your students.

Below are just a few examples of sessions available - 

If you would like to book one of these sessions, please click on the following link.  LibCal Booking Platform


Subject LibGuides

Each subject LibGuide provides links to a wide range of key support information, which includes -

  • LRC SmartSearch
  • Textbooks & Ebooks
  • Electronic Journals & Databases
  • Referencing (Harvard)
  • Help to boost your grades
  • Employability skills

and much more...

Click the picture link opposite to show an example of a LibGuide.

Book Requests (Staff Only)

To ensure we have the relevant  materials for your courses we would be happy to receive your recommendations for purchase.

Please download and complete the attached form.

Please email the completed form to the Academic Librarian

Laptop Caddys / Surface Tablet Caddys and Clickers

All centres are equipped with Laptop and Surface tablet caddys these can be loaned to assist with your teaching if you're in a non computer room.  These can be booked up to 7 weeks in advance.  If you wish to have a recurring booking, please contact the LRC on

Click the link above to download instructions on how to book a caddy via LibCal.

Any queries just call into any Learning Resources centre and ask staff on the help desk for more information.


Clickers are available for loan from Learning Resources, which will help with your powerpoint presentations. 

Offsite Laptop Loans / ALS Loans

If your students are unable to study in college or prefer to work at home; Learning Resources have offsite laptops which are available for a one month loan.  Click on the image for more information.

If you have a student with additional needs, please speak to Additional Learning Support staff for more information.  It may be possible to loan an offsite laptop for the whole academic year.


LibCal is our booking service where you are able to book different services.  The services we offer that are bookable via this service are:

  • Meeting Rooms
  • Equipment (Classroom Caddies)
  • Appointments (LRC/ALS Research Sessions)

For more information, please contact

If you need help using the booking service, the full user guide is attached below:

Staff Book Club

Staff book club is held at Parsons Walk campus, please click the image opposite for dates of meetings throughout the year.  Whether you're an avid reader or just want to expand your reading and try something new.

We also have a great selection of fiction books in all our Learning Resource Centres.

For more information please speak to any of the Learning Resources team.