Description

Description

The Coleraine LRC offers an excellent integrated learning environment, providing a quality experience for students and staff. The LRC is characterized by a bright, open approach gving easy access to a wide range of resources and services. There are 680 study spaces including 190 student PC workstations. These are located int the I.T.Open Access area. Wireless technology is provided and there are ample locations throughout the facility to sit and use laptops.

There are 5 group study rooms, 4 of which contain Tek panels. Students with disabilities have access to all areas including a bookable study room with assistive technology software.

There is an I.T. suite that can accommodate 40 students. This can be used for workshops in information skills and library resources or for quiet study. At the Issue Desk there is a self service book issue facility to provide a speedy service.

Awards

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The Building

The Building

Type of library

Campus/site library

Size

3626 m2

Floors

1

Architect

Todd Architects

Building contractor

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The Space

The Space

Features and services

Special services

Exhibition/display areas, Group study spaces, Open learning provision, Provision of special materials, Public address system, Specialist subject collections

External features

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Internal features

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Energy efficiency

Energy conservation, Heating, Lighting

Accessibility provision

Access to building, Access within building, Assistive technology, Emergency features, Furniture height, Parking, Signage / guiding

Interior designer

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Furniture suppliers

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Services and facilities suppliers

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IT provision

Public access terminals, Self service circulation, WiFi, Electronic information displays, Internet access, Laptop points, Number of public computer terminals: 190

Seats/study places

680

Stock

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