Study Centre Services for Students

Welcome to your Study Centres; we are here to support your studies in any way that we can. We have dedicated study spaces for you to use at each centre and laptops available to borrow.

We also have information regarding how to search for your key and wider resources within the 海角大神 library catalogue to support your assignments.

We can also show you how to reference your work using the online referencing tool 鈥楥ite Them Right鈥.

Use the search bar below to browse our catalogue and beyond


Study spaces, PCs and Laptops

Information 鈥 Study spaces, PCs and Laptops

We have Quiet and Group Study Areas and PCs for you to use on a drop in basis and laptops for you to borrow.

Password Resets

If you need to reset your password, please email studycentre@cityofbristol.ac.uk or call 01173125566.



Books

Information 鈥 Books

How Many Books Can I borrow?


Students can borrow up to 10 books, which are renewed automatically until they are returned. Books can be reserved via our Book Reservation Service.

Please note that many of the books in the Study Centres are also available as e-books, which can be accessed online through the library catalogue search box, as well as online journals.

Books will be renewed automatically for two-week periods until the books are returned or recalled for use by another student.


How Do I Use the Self-Service Kiosks?


What do the self-service machines do?


The self-service kiosks are able to:


  • Issue items

  • Return items

  • Renew items


How Do They Work?

Instructions are provided next to the Kiosk. To borrow books, you will need your Student ID card.

Why Won鈥檛 the Self-Issue Kiosk Let Me Borrow Books?

Please note that you will be unable to borrow books via the self-issue kiosk if you have exceeded your book allowance.


How Do I Reserve A Book?


Please reserve your books by visiting the Library Catalogue and logging on to your Study Centre account.聽 Instructions on how to place a reservation can be found in the聽 below. After you have placed a reservation you will be contacted to come and collect your books from the Study Centre of your choice.


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How Do I Return My Books?


Books can be returned to the Study Centre Service Points, to reception or book bins situated聽outside the Study Centres or via the self-issue kiosks during the college centre opening times.聽 Opening times are below.

How Do I Search the Study Centre Catalogue?

Information 鈥 Searching in the Study Centre Catalogue

The Study Centre catalogue search box is found on the . You will need to log in to your account to access the catalogue and resources.聽

There are videos on the Study Centre Moodle page on how to search the library catalogue for books, ebooks, online journals and full text articles.聽

HE students: There is also information on the Study Centre Moodle page for HE students on how to access and search their university library catalogues.聽

How Do I Print My Coursework?

Information 鈥 Printing Coursework

Printing and copying facilities are located in every Study Centre and around the buildings at each site.聽You may drop into the Study Centre to print your coursework.

You are allocated a 拢5 print credit when you start your course. When you have used up your credit, you can purchase more credit from Student Services Reception at any site via the college student cashless payment card.

Further Information and Support

Information 鈥 Support

Study Centre Online


Full details about all the Study Centre services and resources can be found by visiting the pages.聽Resources here include:


  • Subject-specific guides to resources

  • Study skills guides

  • Study support software

  • Referencing and plagiarism tool: Cite Them Right and guides

  • Library catalogue search training videos

  • HE student library information
  • Online university resources for HE students




Inductions and Workshops


Lecturers can book Study Centre inductions and workshops to be delivered in classrooms throughout the year.


One-to-One Study Support


Please contact your Study Centre to book a one-to-one session if you require support finding resources or assistance with referencing.

Opening Times 鈥 Study Centres

Parkway Study Centres Opening Times

Term time, half terms and holidays: Monday 鈥 Friday 08:30 鈥 16:30

Ashley Down Study Centre Opening Times

Term time: Monday 鈥 Friday 08:30 鈥 17:00
Half terms and holidays: Monday 鈥 Friday 08:30 鈥 17:00

College Green Study Centre Opening Times

Term time: Monday 鈥 Thursday 08:30 鈥 19:00, Friday 08:30 鈥 17:00
Half terms and holidays: Monday 鈥 Friday 08:30 鈥 17:00

South Bristol Skills Academy Study Centre Opening Times

Term times, half terms and holidays: Monday 鈥 Thursday 08:30 鈥 17:00, Friday 08:30 鈥 16:00

Contact Details

Email: studycentre@cityofbristol.ac.uk

Phone: 0117 312 5566

Where to find us