Learning Resource Centre (LRC)

Welcome to the Learning Resource Centre - We are here to support you throughout your studies.

Get the best from your learning experience by using our full range of facilities.

Offering more than just books...

The Learning Resource Centre is for all students and staff at Shipley College. Our helpful, friendly team are always ready to lend a hand and offer advice.

Our LRC provides access and support for your research, IT, study and coursework presentation requirements. We offer a flexible learning environment with individual and group study work areas where you can access a wide variety of learning resources including books, magazines, newspapers, DVDs and online resources.  Both PCs and iMacs are available for students to use.

The LRC has a wide range of mobile technology available to loan to support your learning including tablets, laptops, audio and video recorders and cameras. Just remember, you will need your College ID badge to use the LRC and borrow resources.

We look forward to seeing you!


Study Centre

The Study Centre offers PC and internet access for researching and completing assignments.  Students may have sessions timetabled in to the Study Centre, or you can access it on a drop in basis in your free time.  

The Study centre at Shipley College is staffed by IT Facilitators, who can help with any IT or study skills queeries you may have.  

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Saltaire Archive

The LRC is also home to the Saltaire Archive and supports the local history club.

The Saltaire Archive is a unique collection of pictures and artefacts of life in Saltaire that includes books, newspapers, Salt family memorabilia, maps, plans, illustrations etc on the history and present development of Saltaire. 




Learning Resource Centre Opening Times:

Monday-Thursday 8.30am-6.30pm

Friday 8.30am-4.30pm



Where to find us:

2nd Floor, Exhibition Building, Exhibition Road, BD18 3JW

Email: resource@shipley.ac.uk

Learning Resource Centre Telephone: 01274 327226

Study Centre Telephone: 01274 327248  

 Instagram: www.instagram.com/lrcshipley 

 Twitter: www.twitter.com/LrcShipley

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