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Newcastle University London Learning Resource Centre Guide: Welcome

Everything you need to know about library resources during your study at Newcastle University London.


Welcome to the Learning Resource Centre Library Guide for students and staff from Newcastle University London!

Welcome to your Learning Resource Centre (LRC) where you will have access to all the texts you need during your studies here at Newcastle University London. 

Laptops, PCs and tablets are available where students can access the vast electronic resources, including eBooks and specialised databases, which include online journals, company reports, and statistical analysis.

Skilled, approachable staff are on hand to assist students, offering individual training on the resources helping you to make the most of your time here in London.

The LRC is open and staffed:

w/c 9th November 2020 - open Monday, Tuesday 9.00- 21.30 and Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 9.00 – 17.00.

w/c 16th November 2020 - open Monday – Friday 9.00- 17.30.

Please see LRC Twitter site for further details.

  • Photocopying and printing.
  • Inter-library site loans are available for students to make use of, please ask staff for more details.
  • SCONUL scheme where postgraduate and undergraduate students have access to over 168 institutions around the UK and Ireland.

The LRC is located on the first floor of our Middlesex Street building, providing a stimulating yet enjoyable area to study in. There is a separate designated area for post-graduate and final year undergraduate students located on the third floor.

Useful Quick Links

Use the LRC Catalogue to find books and electronic books from the LRC (as well as a range of journal articles and other electronic resources).


Use LibrarySearch to find books and electronic books from the Newcastle University libraries in Newcastle (as well as a range of journal articles and other electronic resources).

To renew books online:

Log in using your library number:


Go to Account, select the books you want to renew, and click Renew.

To reserve books online:

Click on the title of the books, click Reserve and then click Continue:

As you are a student of Newcastle University London, you are welcome to borrow hard copies from other Newcastle University Libraries, including the Philip Robinson Library. Please ask LRC staff in London for more details about the scheme.

Location of the LRC in London

The LRC is located amongst a hub of public libraries which students can use, these include City Business Library, Guildhall Library, Barbican Library, Artizan Street Library and the British Library.