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Study Cafes

Find out why you should come along to one of the Library's virtual Study Cafes

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Leeds Beckett Staff - book now for teaching blocks 2 and 3 academic skills sessions for your students

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Welcome to new and returning students

Most teaching and learning is currently taking place remotely with lots of support available from the Library.

Leeds Beckett Staff - we need your feedback on the Reading List Toolkit!

Have you used our reading list toolkit? We'd love to hear what you think

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Disability History Month 2020

UK Disability History Month 2020 – Access: How far have we come? How far have we to go? 

Find out about the work Leeds Beckett Library is doing to make its systems and websites accessible.

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Submitting your assignment online

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

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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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Join our Research Cafes

One of the hardest things about the current pandemic is maintaining the feeling of belonging to a research culture so the Library is trying to find ways to continue those connections that are normally made on campus.

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Develop your academic skills

There are lots of ways the Library can help you develop the academic skills you need to succeed at University:

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Keep on Track

We know being at Uni this year is challenging so the Library has teamed up with Student Services to help you keep your studies on track:

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Finding information for your assignments

The Library has thousands of resources to help you find the information you need for your assignments. We've put together a YouTube playlist to get you started but there's lots more information below.

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Keep in touch

There's lots of ways to keep in touch with us and take advantage of Library support to help you achieve academic success

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Learn to learn online

As everyone spends more time learning online the Library has some hints and tips to help.

Are you sitting comfortably?

Take a look at our checklist for setting up and managing your study space, wherever it is.

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Welcome to the Library

Welcome to Leeds Beckett University Library.  For both new and returning students things are different this year so please see below for a summary of our services and how we can support your studies.

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Get your tech sorted!

The Library and Student IT Advice Team have lots of handy hints to help you set up your tech so that you can study from home or if you come onto campus.


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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