Learning Resource Centres (LRC)

About Us

About Us

The Learning Resource Centres (LRC) are based at Ayr, Kilmarnock and Kilwinning.

All Ayrshire College students are welcome to use any of these facilities.

The LRC host a range of accessible resources to help you during your studies, including:

• Computers with a wide range of software and internet access

• Printing (colour and black and white) and scanning

• Study spaces, including group and quiet study facilities

• Books, e-books and journals

• Magazines and newspapers

• A wide range of online resources

• Binding and laminating services

• Laptops to use on campus and laptops for you to take home and use for the duration of your course


Our friendly and knowledgeable staff are always happy to help you make the most of what the LRC has to offer. They can also provide you with additional support on topics such as basic ICT skills and referencing.

Useful Information

Opening Times Contact Details

Monday 8:30am - 5pm

Telephone: 0300 303 0303

Tuesday: 8:30am – 7pm (Ayr & Kilwinning), 8:30am – 5pm (Kilmarnock)


Wednesday 8:30am - 5pm


Thursday: 8:30am – 5pm (Ayr & Kilwinning), 8:30am – 7pm (Kilmarnock)


Friday 8:30am - 4pm


LRC Online Resources

Resources Description Link to Resources

Browse books and ebooks. Reserve or renew a book.

Online Library

Browse journals

Access Journals

Access British Standards Online in the BSOL

(BSOL) British Standards Online

Search all UK newspapers online


Browse and watch TV and educational videos.


Introduction to Referencing video and guides on MyLearning

Help with Referencing

Request a book or part of a book (or any printed resource) in an accessible, digital format.

Scanning Service

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