Library and Learning Centre


Morley College has its own library and learning centre which is free for all students to use. The library and learning centre is located on the first floor. Take a virtual tour

Opening hours

  • Monday - Thursday: 9:30 - 20:00
  • Friday: 9:30 - 19:00

Please note that the learning centre closes 30 minutes before the library closing times. We are closed during the holidays and at weekends.

The Library offers:

    • books
    • periodicals
    • newspapers
    • music scores
    • music and audio compact discs
    • DVDs
    • Morley archive

    We provide a quiet place to study, with our friendly and knowledgeable staff on hand to offer help with finding the information you need.

    How to use the library

    You must be enrolled on a current course at the College and once you have registered for a library card (you will need to show your student card to do this), you can borrow up to six books/music/journals and three audio visual items at any one time. View the library catalogue online.

    The Learning Centre 

    The Learning Centre in the Lower Library is a drop-in facility offering Morley students access to computers, scanners and printers. 

    The Learning Centre offers:

  • 11 computers
  • A3 and A4 scanners
    • colour and black & white printers and a small photocopier
        • Software includes Microsoft Office, Publisher, Adobe Creative Suite CC, Sibelius, Earmaster and ECDL training software.

To use the Learning Centre computers simply log on with your student number and set up a password. We have a self-booking system, which allows you 1.5 hours on your first visit, and up to 3.5 hours on any day, subject to availability.  If you need to use a scanner or the specialist music software, you are advised to book ahead.

Please bear in mind that computer access is provided to support course work only and the Learning Centre is a quiet study area. Printing is charged for via a Print Release system.
We also have four MACs in the main library for open-access use.  They have the full range of Adobe CC 2018 programs and also Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint.

e-Learning Resources

Morley College has a number of online resources to support students’ learning:

The College’s OpenAthens portal gives free access to online resources, including:

  • Arts on Film Archive
  • British Library Sound Archive
  • ebooks via Dawsonera
  • JISC Mediahub
  • Oxford Art online
  • Oxford Music online
  • ProQuest Vogue
  • The Oxford History of Western Music

Specialist resources

We can provide specialist equipment on request, including:

    • large keyboards
    • trackball mice
    • an ergonomic mouse
    • footrests


You can call the main library on 020 7450 1828 and the lower library on 020 7450 1827, or email .