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.
Mirna Peach and Corinne Walker, the Co-Chairs of CoLRiC.
CoLRiC Co-Chair

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.


Unlocking libraries – CoLRiC guidance for post lockdown reopening

CoLRiC’s ‘Unlocking Libraries’ is our response to the global pandemic, lockdown and subsequent reopening of schools and colleges. It captures many of your concerns, ideas and experiences. This invaluable post-lockdown guidance document shares advice and information on how best to progress access to services to ensure the safety of staff ...

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.



We provide opportunities for networking and sharing knowledge and experiences, face to face and online.


Every year we celebrate the achievements of the CoLRiC community by bringing people together at our annual conference.


We value the support of our sponsors; vendors who provide resources and technology to support teaching and learning.


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.

Mirna Peach and Corinne Walker, the Co-Chairs of CoLRiC.