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LRCs

Our Learning Resource Centres, which have recently enjoyed substantial investment, offer excellent facilities and are equipped with everything you need to help you study and succeed!

Our well-equipped Learning Resource Centres (LRCs) are staffed by experts who can help you find all the material you need to support your learning goals and produce academic work of the highest quality.

As well as a substantial library of reference material, the College also offers access to a comprehensive range of 24/7 online resources to help fit your studies into your lifestyle whether on campus or at home.

Facilities and support available

  • Access to Print, e-books and Journals. We also subscribe to many online databases, giving you access to thousands of full text articles, journals and other resources
  • Access to KeyLinks reading lists – where all your core text and recommended reading for your course available in one place
  • We offer individual, group and online searching support sessions
  • A range of different study areas including group study areas, digital lounge and quiet study areas
  • PCs, Mac’s and laptops available for use within the LRC
  • Printing, scanning and photocopying facilities
  • Our self-service kiosks make it quick and easy to check out, renew and return books
  • Borrow a laptop free of charge whilst on campus using the self-service iLockerz
  • Access to help and support including academic study skills
  • Wi-Fi access
  • Accessible resources including SensusAccess and Read & Write Software. Please get in touch for further information
Need to borrow a laptop whilst on campus?

No problem, just scan your ID card at our self service iLockerz to borrow one free of charge!

Opening Times

Our opening hours may be subject to change, especially during progression weeks. Please check Student Life or give us a call for details.

Bispham LRC

  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday: 8.30am – 5.00pm
  • Wednesday: 8.30am-8.00pm
  • Saturday and Sunday: Closed

University Centre LRC

  • Monday to Thursday: 8.30am - 9.00pm
  • Friday: 8.30am - 5.00pm
  • Saturday and Sunday: Closed

Fleetwood Nautical Centre LRC

  • Monday to Thursday: 8.15am – 7.45pm
  • Friday: 8.15am – 5.00pm
  • Saturday and Sunday: Closed

Contact Learning Resource Centres

If you need any help just get in touch, contact your Teams Virtual Libraries, email LRCs@blackpool.ac.uk or call 01253 504669.

Make sure to visit the LRC Frequently Asked Questions where you'll find plenty of useful information.

Don't forget to follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to keep up to date with what's happening!

Student Life LRC Site

Visit our Student Life page for our library catalogue and electronic resources

Want to book a quiet space?

Our silent study areas offer a quiet space to work, just use the links below to pre-book at the relevant campus LRC.

Self Service Machine Learning Resource Centre
Learning Resource Centre
Computer Stations at Learning Resource Centre
Learning Resource Centre
Staircase at Learning Resource Centre
Group of students using Library pod
Fleetwood Nautical Campus Learning Resource Centre
Students reading in LRC
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Self Service Machine Learning Resource Centre
Learning Resource Centre
Computer Stations at Learning Resource Centre
Learning Resource Centre
Staircase at Learning Resource Centre
Group of students using Library pod
Fleetwood Nautical Campus Learning Resource Centre
Students reading in LRC
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