The Learning Resource Centre is a dedicated team at ARU London to support students with their learning platforms.
What services does the Learning Resource Centre provide?
Watch this short video for an overview of what the LRC can do for you:
Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)
Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) is a dedicated in-house online platform to support students during their studies.
Book Collection and Loan
The Learning Resource Centre houses approximately 5000 books on the subjects of Management, Business, Economics, Finance, Marketing, Human Resources and Law. It also houses a selected number of Healthcare and Research Methods books. Some books are available for loan so students can borrow the books to take home.
Anglia Ruskin University Online Library
The Learning Resource Centre provides support for students to use the ARU Online Library. The ARU Online Library houses a vast collection of online resources ranging from online newspapers, online books, online academic journals, and online journal articles.
Students can access specialised academic databases to support their research. Emerald and ProQuest are some of the available databases for Business-related research. These academic databases offer a vast amount of journal articles that students can use to enhance their reading. CINAHL Plus and MEDLINE are examples of academic databases for Healthcare-related subjects.
Click here to visit the digital library
The Learning Resource Centre also provides support on Harvard Referencing. The full guide of Harvard Referencing can be accessed through the ARU Online Library, here.
ARU London students could apply for SCONUL to access other University libraries. The application is online via the SCONUL website https://www.sconul.ac.uk/sconul-access. Please note that the access will be reference-only, students are not allowed to borrow books.
Microsoft Office 365
ARU London student is eligible to download Office 365. A guide to downloading Office 365 is available here.
Learning Resources Centre Opening Times (during term-time)
Monday/Wednesday/Friday: 09:00 – 17:30
Tuesday/Thursday: 09:00 – 20:00
Saturday: 09:00 – 17:00