Library

COVID-19

Coronavirus updates – LRC

The Learning Resource Centre is open to QMU staff and students from 8am to 9pm every day. While the book stock and a limited number of terminals will be accessible, all the internal rooms are currently closed. The exception to this are rooms 1161 & 1163 which are available to academic staff for lecture capture recording. These rooms must be booked in the usual way via the room booking system. Postgraduate room 1168 is also accessible to Postgraduate students during LRC opening periods (no booking required).

The Helpdesk is staffed 10am to 2pm weekdays and 1-3pm at the weekend at the physical desk. In addition, Helpdesk staff will be available via email (LRCHelp@qmu.ac.uk / Assist@qmu.ac.uk) between the hours of 8am and 7pm Monday to Friday and 11-4pm at the weekend.

Our Liaison Librarians continue to work from home, are contactable via email and will provide sessions for staff and students via MS Teams or Collaborate. Staff of the Effective Learning Service also continue to work from home and offer their services in a similar manner.

The University is continuing to monitor closely and follow healthcare and government advice from Health Protection Scotland.

We also have a dedicated coronavirus page on the main QMU website with FAQ’s which are continually being updated.

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The Learning Resource Centre (LRC) is a key resource for staff, students and researchers and its aim is to provide a library and information service which is effective, dynamic, up-to-date and responsive to the needs of its users.

We have more than 1000 study spaces with a variety of social, quiet and silent study areas, and bookable group study rooms. Many library resources are accessible online wherever and whenever you need to study.

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Help & Support

How to access a range of resources designed to help you get the most from the Learning Resource Centre.

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Workshops

Library workshops to help you use our resources and services.