Library and Learning Centre (LLC) accessibility guide

The LLC has a range of online resources for students covering most subjects that the campuses offer to study. When you access an online resource, the site will ask you for a username and password, which are the same as you use to log on to the college network. Most of our resources are available on and off campus and can be accessed from the LLC Home page.

View a downloadable and printable version of this information.


The LLC has an extensive collection of academic and reference books, as well as a range of ‘English for speakers of other languages (ESOL)’ and fiction books. Search the LLC catalogue to see what is available.

Electronic books (e-books)

The LLC has a collection of e-books for various subjects. You need your college username and password to access them. Most of our e-books are also available through the catalogue.

If asked, select UK Federation login, Home Institution and/or Shibboleth, enter New College Lanarkshire then log on to the resources using your college username and password.


Journals available in the LLC provide up-to-date information about a subject. In addition to the print titles we hold, we have access to many online titles on Gale News, Business and Reference and Emerald Insight.


A range of academic DVD’s on various subjects, as well as a selection of movies are available for loan. These may be borrowed for one week and can be requested from other campus LLC's if not available at your own.

Our Campus Library and Learning Centres (LLCs) provide a number of Supported Learning resources, and our LLC staff will be happy to assist you with these.

All students can download 'Include Me' software from the student portal on the MyNCL app to either college computers or their own personal pc or laptop/tablet when using it for college work, to make digital content in documents and websites more accessible.

'Zoom text' is available on selected computers at each campus.
Height adjustable desks for wheelchair users can be pre-booked through the 'Book a PC' tab at the top of this page, on your MyNCL app or with LLC staff:

Coatbridge Campus - three adjustable desks
Motherwell Campus - one adjustable desk (second floor LLC)
Cumbernauld Campus - one adjustable desk

Stand-alone book magnifier - Cumbernauld and Coatbridge Campus, available from LLC staff

Electronic document magnifier - Cumbernauld Campus, available from LLC staff

Hearing loop 

Braille books - Coatbridge Campus, see LLC catalogue here

Quick/Easy read books

Range of magazines, films and documentaries - Cumbernauld Campus

Smartboard and plasma screen for presentation preparation - Cumbernauld Campus

Quiet small group study rooms - Cumbernauld Campus

Quiet study room for individual study - Motherwell Campus (third floor LLC)

All students may borrow up to six items for up to four weeks. Loan periods may be extended if no one else has requested the items. Renewals can be made in person, by phone, email or via the catalogue. Items can be reserved through our 'Click and Collect' facility on the catalogue.

Multifunctional print devices are available in each campus LLC, for black and white and colour printing, photocopying and scanning to email. Students are automatically provided with print credit at the start of the semester.

LLC opening hours are available on the catalogue.

Contact us by email:

Contact us by Telephone:

Coatbridge Campus LLC: 01236 460273

Cumbernauld Campus LLC: 01236 784526

Kirkintilloch Campus LLC: 0141 776 4092

Motherwell Campus LLC: 01698 212775 / 01698 212776

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