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Barnsley College Higher Education Library

Higher Education Library

Please note: The HE Library has now re-located to the Learning Curve, ground floor in the main Barnsley College building.The HE Library in the Church St campus is now closed to students. If you wish to return books and have a valid student card, you can return books to the Learning Curve desk or the book return box, which is in the Learning Curve. If you do not have a valid student card, please leave books you are returning with reception in the main college building. Thank you, and we look forward to seeing new and returning students in the Learning Curve from September.

You can now find us on our Barnsley College Libraries Facebook page and Twitter feed, please like and follow us for all of the up-to-date news from the library.

About Us

Barnsley College Higher Education Library and Computing Center has now re-located to the Learning Curve, ground floor, main Barnsley College campus and houses thousands of books, PCs, printers and more.  These pages give you all the information you need to get started using the Library effectively for your studies. If you have any questions please get in touch with us.

Getting started

NEW for 2020! Discover more with Discovery – one search site for Barnsley College books, ebooks and many online journal collections – and your OpenAthens Login.

Here are two information leaflets to get you started with Discovery:  

OpenAthens is the gateway to all our online resources including journals, ebooks and much more! Most of these collections are included in Discovery (EBSCO) search. Watch out for a (D) after the database name on your MyAthens list to see exactly what is included. New to using Athens?  Find out how to log on here!

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Heritage is our Library catalogue. Heritage is included in Discovery, but you can also use this to search just for books, make reservations and manage your library account.

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For a more in-depth look at best research practices, check out our Research Skills pages, where you’ll find hints, tips and helpful videos on getting the most of our fantastic resources!

For further help contact: helibrary@barnsley.ac.uk

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Barnsley College, Church Street,
S70 2YW

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