Welcome to the College Learning Resources Centre, or the LRC for short.

The LRC is designed so that you can study independently or in groups and make use of the vast resources available at CBC. You are able to book an independent study room at the LRC helpdesk, visit the Careers Team in the “Careers Hub” at the back of the LRC and make use of the many computers available.

Opening Hours

Monday 8:30am - 5:00pm
Tuesday 8:30am - 8:00pm
Wednesday 8:30am - 8:00pm
Thursday 8:30am - 5:00pm
Friday 8:30am - 4:20pm

Please note that entry to the LRC is restricted 10 minutes before closing.

LRC Contact Details

Tel: 01582 343 664 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

LRC Induction

To view the LRC induction Power Point, please login to your Student Moodle page and visit the Student Services page, and choose LRC.

Reading List

Reading lists are available on the library catalogue for some courses. The class numbers will tell you where to find the books on the library shelves.

Student Email, Office 365 & Student Discount

Visit http://mail.centralbeds.ac.uk then login using the below:
Your college email is your student number followed by @student.centralbeds.ac.uk
For example: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Your password is the same password you use to log onto the college computers. If you have not already set this at the first login you will need to do this first before accessing your student email.

With your student email you will also be able to download a FREE copy of Microsoft Office 365 using your college email address here. You will be able to access this for as long as you are a student at the college.

Amazon also offers a 6 month discounted prime membership with a student email address:
https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/student/signup/info

Don't forget - once you have access to your student email account you can sign up for student discount on Unidays/Student Beans/NUS etc...

Online Resources

MyAthens

MyAthens is an online resource that has thousands of books available to read online. Login details for MyAthens will have been sent to your student email address. Details on accessing your student email account can be found above, or ask a member of the LRC team.

Nursing Times Journal Archive

The College subscribes to the Nursing Times Journal Archives. To access them, please visit the Student Services page on moodle under “LRC” for the login details.

Nursing Times will give you:

  • Online learning units on fundamental nursing care
  • Learning passport to store CPD evidence
  • 5,000 double blind peer reviewed practice articles in the archive
  • Access to the latest news and opinions from the Nursing Times app
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  • TES FE 2018 Winner email signature Professional services

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