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Joining us in September 2020? Find out how the Library can support your studies

We know lots of prospective students have questions about what it will be like to study at University in the autumn so we thought it would be helpful to let you know more about our services.

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Reopening the Library Buildings

We're busy working on the plan to reopen our Library buildings, and to welcome you back on campus safely. 

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Returning your books

If you've finished studying and you can travel safely to City Campus we'd like you to return your Library books! Please read on to find out how.

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Studying during the Summer

The Library is here to support you 24/7

Global Accessibility Awareness Day

Global Accessibility Awareness Day is on 21 May. Its purpose is to get everyone talking, thinking and learning about digital access and inclusion, and people with different disabilities. 

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Off campus assessments and exams

We know assessments can be stressful, and in the current situation things may feel even more difficult. To try to help we’ve put together a checklist of things to help you feel as prepared as possible.

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Copyright and Online Teaching During the Current Crisis

One of the many consequences of the Coronavirus pandemic has been the necessary transition to online learning across the entire HE sector in order to minimise contact and the risk of infection. On 23 March our university closed its buildings and moved all teaching and assessment into the online environment. Our Copyright Clearance Officer, Rachel Thornton, explores some of the impacts.

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Submitting your assignment online

When it is time to submit your assignment online, the Library can help.

Support for disabled and dyslexic students studying from home

Find out how the Library can support and help you study from home.

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Studying from home

Please see below for how you can access resources and services from home.

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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?

Dissertation support from the Library

Working on your dissertation or final project? The Library can help!

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Discover Library Resources

Use Discover to access thousands of Library resources and keep your research on track.

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Keep on track in Semester Two

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.

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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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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.

06/01/20
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Exam Survival

From silent study space to motivational playlists there's lots of help available from the Library to help you survive your exams.

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Christmas 2019

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

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Leading the way in Library disability support

Leeds Beckett Library aims to lead the way in providing disability support for our students and Disability History Month (22 November - 22 December) provides an ideal opportunity to look at the work we do.

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