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Library Information

The College Library provides a valuable source of information and a convenient place to study. It provides a range of learning materials and is equipped with computers which can be accessed to enable you to undertake research, prepare assignments, and practise or acquire IT skills. A member of staff will be available at all times to support study.

Anyone studying, working or living in West Lothian is entitled to use the library. To join, all you have to do is complete a library registration form. We will need proof of address and ID to complete this process. Following registration, West Lothian College student and staff members may borrow up to 5 items from the college library and, through a partnership agreement with the local council, 20 items from the West Lothian public libraries. Non Student/ staff members may borrow 3 items from the college library.

The library is located on the Ground Floor of the Street Building.

Term Time Opening Hours

8.30am – 9.00pm (Monday, Tuesday and Thursday)

8.30am – 5.45pm (Wednesday)

8.30am – 3.15pm (Friday)

These are term time hours. Non term time hours can be found here or call a member of staff for further details on 01506 427601.

Library Facilities and Services

The library currently has 36 PCs and 10 laptops all with Microsoft office and fast internet access. The College wireless network also allows you to use your own mobiles devices i.e. mobile phones, laptops to connect to the internet. Guest usernames and passwords are supplied on request. Photocopying and printing facilities are also available.

We have a comprehensive collection of both printed and electronic books, magazines, DVDs plus access to a growing number of online databases. As a student of the College, you can borrow up to 5 items from the library. Careers information and support is also available with a job vacancy and local information board and leaflets.

More information on library resources can be found here

More information on library catologues can be found here

More information on Study Skills can be found here

More information on Research skills can be found here

More information on referencing skills can be found here