Our extensive, specialist library collection is highly regarded by our students and has been tailored and developed to enhance your learning and research experience. The Library stocks over 10,000 books and provides access to over 600+ e-books, 14,000+ online journals, medical databases, anatomical and other specialist software including Anatomy.TV. The Library & Learning Services Team are here to provide you with the essential learning support you need for the duration of your studies.
Library & Learning Services Team
We will meet you at Induction; our friendly staff will assist you in finding information and can work with you to help develop your digital literacy and research skills. The Library Team deliver teaching and training courses in a range of digital and Research Skills required for studying at University. You can get further help by popping in to see us or phoning or emailing the team.
We recommend you visit our LibGuides where you will be able to view information about the extensive resources and course materials.
The first floor of the Library has recently been refurbished and has two new study pods where you can work in groups; plenty of desk space, those crucial power and charging points, comfy seating areas and a self-service kiosk to check out books.
With daytime, evening and weekend opening hours, plus a variety of group and quiet spaces, wi-fi throughout, laptops for loan and helpful staff on hand, the library is the ideal place for you to research and study.
All About LibGuides
LibGuides provide you with 24 hour access to subject specific material including but not limited to:
• Reading lists
• Access to journals
• Specialist software and other medical websites.
Within LibGuides you will also find all the information you need on your borrowing allowance, returning, reserving and renewing books.
Find out more, take a look at the LibGuides getting started guide: Library and learning services getting started guide.
Study specific advice is shared on the AECC University College LibGuides website, where you can view recommended reading lists by course:
Access to HE Diploma (Health Sciences) Reading List
Delivering the best service
We invite our students to give us their feedback on Library & Learning Services to help us deliver the best service. See the latest results.
Some of our favourite comments include;
"You guys are always really friendly and nice, and no question is a silly question."
"Staff [are] always very kind and available to help. They always explain to us how things work with a nice smile and very positive attitude."
"Always smiling, very helpful and polite when we are stressed and can't find what we're looking for"
The Library and Learning Services Team would love to hear from you, do give us your feedback anytime.