The collection at the Library & Learning Commons comprises:
Humanities resources at the Hartley Library
A large collection of digital audio and video resources can be found at the Library & Learning Commons.
These resources are available in Arabic, French, Chinese, German, English, Italian, Portuguese, Japanase, Spanish and many non-taught languages such as Polish and Greek.
The Library & Learning Commons also holds a variety of videos and DVDs such as commercial productions and off-air satellite recordings. More Film Resources and Humanities collection can be found also at Hartley Library, Highfield Campus
Please note that some of these resources need to be used within the facilities and are not available for loan.
The Library & Learning Commons offers a variety of study areas with computer workstations and laptop facilities.
Specialist language learning software
The Library & Learning Commons has a large collection of software packages relating to individual languages. These include electronic dictionaries, grammar reference and practice packages.
Video conferencing facilities are available through the Library & Learning Commons. This is used for distance language learning and communication with students and staff at other universities, both in the UK and abroad.
Audio/Video editing tools
Audio and video editing software are also available in the Library & Learning Commons computer suites. The library has produced a variety of useful instructions on how to use these tools. Please refer to these guides or ask a member of our team for assistance.
A variety of linguistic tools can also be found in the Library & Learning Commons' pcs.