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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.

Using other university libraries

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

Dyslexia Awareness Week

Dyslexia Awareness Week 2018

Dyslexia Awareness Week takes place from Monday 1 October to Sunday 7 October 2018, and this year’s theme is #21stCenturyDyslexia. The Library has a wide range of support available for students with dyslexia.

Promoting diversity by making eBooks more accessible

Earlier this month Sue Smith and Vicky Dobson, who work in the Library Disability Support Team, traveled to London to attend the presentation of the 2016 CILIP CDEG Diversity Award.

James Graham

Changes to overnight access to the Library

If you are a regular user of either Headingley or Sheila Silver Library in the evening or overnight you now need to have your Campus Card (also known as your staff or student card) with you from 19:00-08:30.

Henry Oldenburg

Open Access: to the General Benefit of Mankind?

When he inaugurated the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society in 1665, Henry Oldenburg, first secretary to the Royal Society, established the principles of scientific priority and peer review that are still the bedrock of scholarly communication in the 21st century:

SCONUL

Going home for Easter? Did you know you can study in another university library?

As a student or staff member of Leeds Beckett University you can use other university libraries via the SCONUL Access scheme, and you might be eligible to borrow books.

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