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Staying on for Postgraduate study

Just graduated? Planning to stay on for a postgrad course? The Library can help keep your study skills on track.

Using the Library over summer?

We’re open 24/7 during the vacation if you want to come in and study.

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Graduating this Summer?

Congratulations to everyone graduating this summer! Before you leave, there are a few important things you need to do.......

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Easing into your exams

We know exam time can be very stressful but there are lots of ways the Library can help you to be as prepared as possible.

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Happy Easter from the Library

The Library is open 24/7 throughout the Easter Vacation, self service only over the Bank Holiday Weekend. See below for further information.

03/04/19
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Handy Hints for Hand Ins!

Whether you have to print and bind your assignments or submit electronically the Library can help.

Using other university libraries

Did you know that Leeds Beckett students and staff can use other university libraries via the SCONUL Access scheme?

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Write Right with the Library

The Library and the Students’ Union Advice Service are once again offering support and information to ensure you “Write Right” - develop good academic practice and maintain your academic integrity as you prepare for dissertations and final assignments.

04/03/19

Make the most of your Reading Lists

Most people use our reading list system - one hundred and thirty thousand views in the last semester tells us so, but we've put together a few tips to help you to get the most out of yours.

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Letters to the Library

Thank you for all your great responses to our call for Love and Break Up letters to the Library during Valentine's.

26/02/19
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The pedagogy of the oppressed Penguin*

Or, how we can support you with referencing!

Signed, Sealed, Delivered....are we yours? Write a Love Letter or Break up Letter to your Library

With Valentine's Day approaching, we felt this was the perfect time to ask you about your feelings towards your Library

Dissertation help from the Library

Time to focus on your dissertation or final project? The Library can help!

04/02/19
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Keep warm and study from home

If you've no lectures and you don’t want to venture outside in the cold weather, you can access a huge range of resources from the comfort of your room!

01/02/19
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Recommend a book for the Library via Beckett Books Extra

Since our Beckett Books Extra service started over 900 books and other resources have been added to library stock in response to recommendations by students.

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Welcome to all new students starting in Semester 2

If you are joining the University in Semester 2 here are some helpful things to get you started with using the Library.

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Keep on track in semester 2

Whether you've made it through your first semester at university or are halfway through your course, make sure you are ready to deal with any possible 'potholes' along the way.

Develop your academic skills with Skills for Learning

The semester two Skills for Learning workshop programme is now available to book but if you can't get to a session we've identified 6 highlights from the website that can help you develop your academic skills.

15/01/19
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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 with advice from Academic Librarian, Kirsty Bower.

03/01/19
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Christmas in the Library

The Library is open 24/7 throughout the Christmas Vacation and over the Christmas and New Year Bank Holidays - see below for some key information about our services. 

29/11/18
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