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

We know writing essays can be scary so whether you are worried about leaving things to the last minute, finding information or referencing, don't worry there is lots of support available. Library staff will be out and about this Halloween to help calm your fears! And not just for essays - we can help with all your assignment queries.

27/10/18
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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. 

11/10/18
Halloween

Those scary essays!

Thank you to everyone who stopped by our Halloween stalls the other day, where our (hopefully not too scary) staff asked you what's the scariest thing about writing essays.

Don't let your essay become a nightmare!

You might think (or hope!) that essay writing was something just for school but lots of university assignments require you to write an essay in some form; defined by Skills for Learning as "an extended piece of writing which attempts to answer a question or respond to a statement"

Karen

The value of embedded Library sessions

We hope you all enjoyed the Library Inductions that Library staff delivered in September (and if you didn’t attend one, please talk to your module leader to see if one can be arranged!).

Libraries week

Celebrating Libraries Week

Libraries Week takes place 9-14 October and is a chance to showcase some of the amazing things that your Library offers.

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Have you discovered the Library yet?

Our two University Libraries, Sheila Silver Library in the Leslie Silver Building at City Campus and Headingley Library in the James Graham Building at Headingley are open 24/7 365. They have different types of study space so you can choose to work in silence or in a group study area, or book a Student Meeting Room.

Tom

Library behind the scenes...meet one of our Academic Librarians

Hello, my name is Laurence Morris, and I am one of the two Academic Librarians for Health and Social Sciences, looking after the Library services for staff and students of Biomedical Sciences, Physiotherapy, Sports and Exercise Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Youth and Community Development, Social Work, Playwork, Mental Health, Art Therapy, other Psychological Therapies and Nursing.

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Dissertations - don't let them daunt you...

If you are starting to think about your dissertation or final year project there is lots of help available for you from the Library.

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