In addition to the main collections the Learning Resource
Centres also provide some special collections.
You can search to see what we have in any
of the collections by using the Web
Catalogue. Select the Power Search and
select the Location you want e.g. ‘Starting Point’, ‘Fiction’ Or
This is a collection that helps
students who are just starting to study a subject. It
includes material that is easy to read, colourful and
appealing. There are a wide range of subjects which can be
used for study or pleasure, such as Computing, Food, Hair and
Beauty, Arts and Crafts, Earth Sciences, Animal Care and so
on. They are available in Books, CD ROMS and DVD’s.
Resources in this collection
support learning of English for Speakers of Other Languages.
There is a wide and varied amount
of fiction for all level of readers. Fiction is to be enjoyed
by everyone, therefore we hope you can find something to suit
you. It ranges from Easy Readers, through to Teenage, Young
Adult and Adult fiction. There is also a collection of
picture books for you to read to young children. The Easy
Reader selection is divided into both fiction and Non-fiction.
The DVD collection features a wide
range of films which include many modern up to date films,
musicals, world cinema and art house films. We also have a
number of music DVDs. These are free to borrow, but are
limited to a three day loan period.
The CD collection features a wide range of
music including classical, pop, rock, jazz, folk, country,
instrumental, film and world music. These are free to
Careers collections at The Hub and The
University Centre offer a wide range of resources that include:
further and higher education information,
prospectuses, occupations and preparing for university.
Study Skills Collection
Study skills resources support students in
all aspects of study including: time management, essay and
report writing, collaborative working,
research skills, reading techniques, giving presentations etc. The
of the Study Skills collection is to help
you to feel more confident about studying.
Resources for students and
available to support the PPD/Tutorial programme. Materials in
a variety of formats include; Staying safe, Being healthy, Enjoying
and achieving, Making a positive contribution and Economic
Resources for learners support
learning or updating functional skills including literacy and
Each LRC offers a small quick reference
collection. The collections include language and subject
directories and encyclopaedias.
The University Centre LRC holds a range of
dissertations written by previous students.
If you are interested in the history of
Doncaster and the locality this is the place for you. This
small collection at the University Centre LRC will help you learn a
little more about the area and its heritage.
The University Centre LRC has an
interesting collection of memorabilia about Doncaster's mining
heritage. Please contact staff if you would like to find
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