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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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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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Ace your literature review with Beckett Books Extra!

Starting to think about your dissertation or final project? The Library can support every stage of your academic writing journey, and one way to develop your literature review is to use Beckett Books Extra. Find out more…

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Scared of writing that essay? Leeds Beckett Library can help!

We know University assignments can be scary so whether you are worried about finding information, referencing or leaving things to the last minute, don't worry there is lots of support available. Library staff will be out and about this Halloween to help calm your fears!

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Ten top tips for the perfect assignment

Leeds Beckett Academic Librarian Ellie Clement gives us her top 10 tips for writing the perfect assignment.

11/10/19
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Dyslexia Awareness Week 2019

This week is Dyslexia Awareness Week which runs from 7 to 13 October. The theme this year is empowering people with dyslexia. The Library has lots of resources and support available which aim to empower students with dyslexia to become independent learners and to succeed at University.

Please click to access an audio version of this blog post.

01/10/19
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Keep yourself safe online

Follow our tips to keep yourself safe online.

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What's new for 2019 in the Library?

Welcome back to the Library - see below for what's new to help you with your studies.

16/09/19
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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, email and timetable 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.

27/08/19
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