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The Sheffield College

Learning Resource Centre

Learning Resource Centres


LRC Services and Support Available - Covid-19

 We continue to be committed to providing a high-quality service and support for all students. For the foreseeable future, our services and support will be largely online. 


  • Book collections and returns via click and collect.
  • Enquiry support via email learningresources@sheffcol.ac.uk
  • Access to our Google Classroom pages of:
  • ‘Learning Resources’ – join using the class code: ibllshj
  • ‘Study Skills’ – join using the class code: kmtfsoe
  • BYOD – Ensure your own devices are fully charged before use as there may be limited availability to charge as you work.
  • Virtual 1-2-1 study support via Google Meets:
  • Email learningresources@sheffcol.ac.uk or LRCteam@sheffcol.ac.uk to book a study support session.
  • PCs are to be booked before use. Email us to book an IT session.
  • Table and PC usage must adhere to 1.5 metre social distancing.
  • The LRCs are not social areas, only use the LRCs if you have booked in to use our facilities.
  • Adhere to social distancing measures at all times.
  • Use hand sanitiser facilities.
  • Clean down your work station before and after use.
  • Top up print credit via MyHub
  • Change your password via https://thehub.sheffcol.ac.uk/student-account-creation/
  • Please be patient as we have reduced our staffing numbers on-site in-line with Covid-19 guidelines.


Our Learning Resource Centres have all the tools and resources you will need to reinforce, enrich and develop your knowledge and skills.

Our well qualified, experienced and friendly staff are on hand to help you, facilitating access to a growing catalogue of print, audiovisual and electronic resources that support the college's study programmes. The resources have been specially selected by tutors and library staff to help you succeed in your studies.

If you need any assistance accessing any resources do not hesitate to ask a member of the LRC team. On arrival at the college, students are introduced to the services currently available and provided with updates on new resources as they progress.

In the Learning Resource Centres you can find:

  • PCs and laptops with internet access
  • Wi-Fi
  • Black & white and colour printing
  • Black & white and colour photocopying
  • Drop-in and bookable ICT facilities
  • Additional resources to book or borrow
  • Textbooks, journals and newspapers
  • E-books, e-journals and other online resources
  • Books and resources to help you with your study skills
  • DVDs
  • Fiction and graphic novels
  • Desks for group/individual study
  • Quiet study area
  • Senior Learning Facilitators to help you with your study skills
  • Learning Facilitators to help you locate resources
  • BYOD storage lockers at City

Learning Resource Centre Staff

Learning Resource Centre staff provide an innovative, responsive service supporting the learning, teaching and research needs of students in a welcoming learning environment that is all-inclusive.

In addition to resources and advice they can support with:

  • Tailored LRC inductions
  • Study skills workshops
  • Supported sessions at all levels, one-to-one or small groups
  • Revision and exam preparation

Drop into the LRC at your nearest campus to find out more.

Welcome to the LRC

Opening Hours and Contact Details



City Hillsborough Olive Grove Peaks
Opening Hours

Monday: 8am - 5pm
Tuesday: 10:30am - 7pm
Wednesday: 8am - 7pm
Thursday: 8am - 7pm
Friday: 8am - 4pm


Monday: 8am - 5pm
Tuesday: 10:30am - 6pm
Wednesday: 8am - 7pm
Thursday: 8am - 5pm
Friday: 8am - 4pm
Monday: 8am - 4:30pm
Tuesday: 10:30am - 4:30pm
Wednesday: 8am - 4:30pm
Thursday: 8am - 4:30pm
Friday: 8am - 4pm
Monday: 8:30am - 4:30pm
Tuesday: 10:30am - 4:30pm
Wednesday: 8:30am - 4:30pm
Thursday: 8:30am - 4:30pm
Friday: 8:30am - 4pm
Contact Information

T: 0114 260 2134

E: learningresources@sheffcol.ac.uk

T: 0114 260 2235

E: learningresources@sheffcol.ac.uk

T: 0114 260 2595

E: learningresources@sheffcol.ac.uk

T: 0114 260 2462

E: learningresources@sheffcol.ac.uk