Learning Resource Centre

Welcome to the Darlington College Learning Resource Centre (LRC)

The LRC is a popular, modern and vibrant area. We have a range of fantastic resources available within the LRC including our dedicated expert staff, to support you to study and achieve your very best. 

Students automatically become a member of the LRC when they enrol and can access the following:

  • Books, book loans and access to three online eBook platforms
  • Online resources for use in College and also available from home
  • Assignment hand in service
  • Student online help, support and guidance
  • Wide range of cost priced Stationery
  • Chromebook loans to supplement learning within the college
  • Silent Study Zone
  • Individual Study Zone
  • Laptop Zone
  • CAD based software computers
  • Silent Reading area

The above resources can be used to carry out individual research for your assignments/projects and support your continuous learning needs.  Books can either be used in the LRC or borrowed on a short term basis. Where books are not available from the LRC it may be possible to obtain them through the inter-library loan service.

The LRC has study space for independent learning and a Silent Study Zone for students who wish to work in a quieter environment. All of our computers are modern and have access to the internet.  We also provide specialist electronic resources that can be accessed from home as well as in college through the Student Hub and the LRC staff are always on hand to help, assistant and guide you on your learning journey.

LRC Opening Times:

Term Time

Monday 8.30am – 5pm

Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday 8.30am – 6pm

Friday 8.30am – 4.30pm

Saturday – Sunday Closed

Holiday Time

Monday – Thursday 8.30am – 5.00pm

Friday 8.30am – 4.30pm

Saturday – Sunday Closed

Useful Contacts

LRC Service Desk: 01325 503249

LRC Team Leader: 01325 503165