The voice of Further Education and Sixth Form College libraries and learning resource services

Libraries play a critical role in supporting organisational goals and strategies. Our resources and services have demonstrable value and impact helping create and sustain an institution-wide lifelong learning environment.
CoLRiC Executive Committee

CoLRiC is an independent organisation representing librarians and learning resource professionals across the UK. We influence the development of quality assurance standards, showcasing exemplary practice and innovation.

CoLRiC members have access to a portfolio of publications and resources including a regular copy of our e-newsletter CoLRiC Impact; the exchange of ideas and experience via our private email discussion forum; eligibility to register for our Peer Accreditation Scheme to determine the value, impact and quality of resources and services and the opportunity to submit nominations for CoLRiC’s prestigious annual Awards.


Welcome to the summer edition of CoLRiC Impact

Welcome to the summer edition of CoLRiC Impact, our fourth issue for the 2023/2024 academic year. We have an inspiring contribution from Hannah Painting, Academic Librarian, Northampton College Digital & Academic Resources Centre, who describes the digital transformation and rebranding of the library in a major project. ‘While those of us ...

CoLRiC Impact is our e-newsletter featuring case studies, local initiatives and good news stories shared by our members.


CoLRiC is a leading advocate for library and learning resource services across Further Education and Sixth Form Colleges.



Opportunities for networking, celebrating achievements, sharing knowledge and experiences.


Free CPD opportunities with online seminars on specific topics impacting the FE sector.


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CoLRiC is committed to acknowledging and celebrating exemplary practice and innovation across the FE and Sixth Form College sector. We celebrate creativity, resourcefulness and enterprise in library and learning resource services.

CoLRiC Executive Committee