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Dissertation dilemmas? The Library can help!

Avoid any dissertation dilemmas by taking advantage of all the help available from the Library.

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Ten top tips for the perfect assignment!

Leeds Beckett Academic Librarian Ellie Clement gives us her top ten tips for writing the perfect assignment.

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Welcome to the Library

Sheila Silver Library at City Campus and Headingley Library are open 24/7, 365 days a year and MyBeckett is where you’ll find your modules, assignments, reading lists, and email plus Library resources for your subject. There's a lot to take in during the first few weeks of university so we've put together a checklist to get you started.

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Are you study ready?

If it feels like forever since you did any studying or you’re wondering what it will be like to study at University then the LBU Study Ready course is for you!

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Did you know that you can visit other university libraries closer to home? SCONUL Access is a reciprocal scheme that allows students to borrow from most higher education libraries in the UK and Ireland.  For full-time undergraduate students this is for reference only.

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See this month's selection of new online resources

Check out the selection of new journals, databases and eBooks.

Not sure how to access these resources? The Library can help – click on this post for more information.

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Are you a distance learning Law student?

Meet your Academic Librarians Ellie Clement and Catherine Parkin who have created a subject support web page containing relevant resources, help and guidance for your study.

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Visiting other university libraries

Did you know that you can visit other university libraries closer to home? SCONUL Access is a reciprocal scheme that allows students to borrow from most higher education libraries in the UK and Ireland.  For full-time undergraduate students this is for reference only.

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How can the Library support you with referencing?

Getting good marks for your assignment, whether it is an essay, a report or a dissertation, depends on many things, including the citing and referencing of all the sources you have consulted. Don’t lose marks through poor or careless referencing. See how we can help you.

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Find out what's new in the Library this month!

We have added to our collection of online resources again this month.

Click here to check out the selection of new journals, databases and eBooks.

Not sure how to access these resources? The Library can help – click on this post for more information.

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Are you studying a Playwork course at a distance?

Meet your Academic Librarian Penelope Cole who has created a subject support web page containing relevant resources, help and guidance for your study.

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Need help using Discover?

Discover is your academic search engine, which searches over 90% of resources available from Leeds Beckett Library. These resources include books from the Library Catalogue and most electronic journals and databases. Discover is a great place to start your research.

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Welcome to all new January starters

We’d like to wish a very warm welcome to all new January starters.  We hope you enjoy studying with us.

Why not check out the Offsite web pages dedicated to supporting distance learners in using the Library. You can contact us with any Library/IT related queries. We also provide a service to post out books to students on eligible courses living in the UK or mainland Europe.

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Academic Health Checklist

The New Year isn’t just about making resolutions for healthy living, it can also be a time to reflect on your academic “health” and ensure you keep on track. Have a look at this advice from Academic Librarian, Kirsty Bower.

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Visiting other university libraries

Did you know that you can visit other university libraries closer to home?  SCONUL Access is a reciprocal scheme that allows students to borrow from most higher education libraries in the UK and Ireland.  For full-time undergraduate students this is for reference only.

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Studying Public Health or Environmental Health at a Distance?

Meet your Academic Librarians Alison Park, Penelope Cole and Kirsty Bower. Check out their subject support web pages containing relevant resources, help and guides for your study.

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It's Academic Writing Month! Do you need help with your academic writing?

Don't worry, Leeds Beckett Library is on hand to help!

Academic Writing Month is an annual event aimed at helping you set and achieve your writing goals.  We have lots of help and support to guide you.

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Scared of writing assignments? Don’t know where to turn? Leeds Beckett Library can help!

Do you have Halloween assignment horrors?

We know writing your assignments can be scary, whether it’s managing your time, finding the information you need, structuring your work, or referencing. Please don’t worry - there are lots of ways the Library can support you.

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Studying on a Distance Learning Surveying, Construction or Project Management course?

Meet your Academic Librarians Catherine Parkin and Ellie Clement who have created these subject support web pages which contain relevant resources, information, help and guides for your study.

Click on your subject tab to view resources and information for your course.

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Need help with your first assignment?

The Library and Skills for Learning team provide a range of support to help you with academic skills.

Find out here how you can receive help and information on tackling your first assignment.

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