Aldham Robarts LRC

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Coordinates: 53°24′10″N 2°58′18″W / 53.4029°N 2.9717°W / 53.4029; -2.9717

The Aldham Robarts LRC as viewed from Mount Pleasant gardens

The Aldham Robarts Learning Resource Centre (LRC) is one of the three designated libraries belonging to Liverpool John Moores University in Liverpool, England. It is located at Maryland Street immediately opposite the Liverpool Students' Union and serves LJMU's Mount Pleasant Campus. Designed by architectural firm Austin-Smith:Lord and built in 1994, the Aldham Robarts LRC has won numerous architectural awards.[1] The four-storey, 5,324 m2 (57,310 sq ft) building contains 386 personal computers alongside countless books and online catalogues that cater mainly for the faculties of Business and Law and Media, Arts and Social Science.[1][2] Wi-Fi is available throughout the complex, which can be entered by scanning a relevant student ID card by the ground floor turnstiles. Other services available in the LRC include research and learner support, enrolment, student finance, coursework submission, welfare and counselling and employability advice. The Aldham Robarts LRC is open 24/7 during term time, albeit some services are restricted.[2]

It is a member of the Libraries Together: Liverpool Learning Partnership (evolved from Liverpool Libraries Group) which formed in 1990. Under which, a registered reader at any of the member libraries can have access rights to the other libraries within the partnership.[3][4]

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  1. ^ a b "Aldham Robarts LRC Building Data". Liverpool John Moores University. Retrieved 2 October 2010. 
  2. ^ a b "Aldham Robarts Learning Resource Centre". Liverpool John Moores University. Retrieved 2 October 2010. 
  3. ^ http://www.liv.ac.uk/library/llgroup/llg.html
  4. ^ http://www.merseylibraries.org/

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