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Staff guide to the LRCs

Learning resources team leader

Emma Hayes

Team Leader: Learning Resources

Emma is responsible for the day-to-day running of LRC services and facilities.  If you have any queries or suggestions to help us improve the LRCs please do get in touch.

If you are teaching staff there is a dedicated learning resource advisor for each curriculum area to support you with LRC resources. Please see below for details.

Learning resource advisors

Learning resource advisors are available to give support and help in finding information, using electronic resources, purchasing resources for each curriculum area, and providing inductions and information skills sessions. There is a learning resource advisor responsible for supporting each school of learning:


Claire Barke

Claire Barke

Tel: ext. 8421



Contact for:

Childcare and early years education

Foundation studies

Hair and beauty

Health and social care

Teacher education



Karen Mitchell

Karen Mitchell

Tel: ext. 8423



Contact for:

A Levels

Access to HE

Engineering and motor vehicle

Hospitality and cookery

Performing Arts

Travel and tourism

Sharon Ward

Tel: ext. 8421


Contact for:

Art and design

Business and professional studies

Computing and IT

Construction and building services

Media, multimedia and music

Sport, public services and criminal justice


Further help and information

For general enquiries:


Phone: Derby Road LRC on (01623) 413644

For University Centre, Construction Centre and Engineering Innovation Centre services please contact Derby Road LRC.

Help and information