Resources & Advisers

The Higher Education (HE) Learning Resource Centre Advisers are based at Yeovil College University Centre and are available to support all HE students in a variety of ways. The Learning Resource Centre team are a recognised point of contact for students needing help to find supporting resources for assignments and dissertations.

Support is available in the following areas:

  • Helping students find and use library resources, both hard copy and electronic

  • Delivery of sessions from the HE tutorial programme to develop sound information and research skills, including Harvard Referencing, evaluating resources, database searching, using e-books, avoiding plagiarism

  • Dissertation support via tailored dissertation workshops, use of Inter-Library Loan system and individual sessions

  • User education and support in use of electronic resources provided by partner universities

  • User education in use of the Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)

  • The team ensure reading list requirements are met and remain relevant and current

  • The LRC staff identify and purchase a wide variety of suitable resources in a variety of media to support the range of courses offered

  • The Learning Resource Centre team will introduce new students to the Learning Centre facilities during the induction process and are available to provide you with one-to-one sessions on a drop-in or pre-booked basis at other times.

  • The team also liaise with library staff in partner universities to ensure a high quality of service is maintained.