The Learning Resource Centre is a dedicated centre at ARU London to support students with their learning platforms.

The Learning Resource Centre is located on the 1st floor at the Charterhouse building and on the 3rd and 4th floor at the East India Import building.

What services does the Learning Resource Centre provide?

Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)

Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) is a dedicated in-house online platform to support students during their studies.

Book Collection and Loan

The Learning Resource Centre houses approximately 5000 books in the subjects of Management, Business, Economics, Finance, Marketing, Human Resources and Law. It also houses a selected number of Healthcare and Research Methods books. Some books are available for loan so students can borrow the books to take home. Aside from books, the Learning Resource Centre also provides selected business magazines such as Time and Bloomberg BusinessWeek.

Anglia Ruskin University Online Library

The Learning Resource Centre provides support for students to use the ARU Online Library. The ARU Online Library houses a vast collection of online resources ranging from online newspapers, online books, online academic journals, and online journal articles.

Students can access specialised academic databases to support their research. Emerald and ProQuest are some of the available databases for Business-related research. These academic databases offer a vast amount of journal articles that students can use to enhance their reading. CINAHL Plus and MEDLINE are examples of academic databases for Healthcare-related subjects.

Harvard Referencing

The Learning Resource Centre also provides support on Harvard Referencing. The full guide of the Harvard Referencing can be accessed through the ARU Online Library, here.


ARU London students could apply for SCONUL to access other University libraries. The application is online via the SCONUL website Please note that the access will be reference-only access and therefore students are not allowed to borrow books.

Microsoft Office 365

ARU London student is eligible to download Office 365. A guide to download Office 365 is available here.

Learning Resources Centre Opening Times (during term-time)

Mon/Wed/Fri: 09:00 – 17:30

Tue/Thu: 09:00 – 20:00

Sat: 09:00 – 16:30

ARU Digital Library

Click here to visit the digital library

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