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UK Disability History Month 2018 Disability and Music

UK Disability History Month 2018

UK Disability History Month runs from 22 November to 22 December 2018. Take a look at the Library resources available that relate to this year's theme Disability and Music.

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New Look Library Spaces

Thank you for your feedback on the new look spaces on the ground floor of each library - we're glad you like them!

As well as lots of positive comments such as "better work environment" and "bright and open" you had some concerns and queries so we asked Kate Kluttz, Learning Spaces and Operations Manager, to respond.

25/10/18
Libraries week

National Libraries Week 2018! Find your favourite place to study

The Library at Leeds Beckett provides lots of different spaces to help you work together on group assignments, study in silence and more. Find out about our recommended places as we celebrate National Libraries Week with its theme of "My Time. My Space. My Library".

05/10/18
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.

Dyslexia awareness week

Positive about Dyslexia

This week is Dyslexia Awareness Week 2017, and this year’s theme is ‘Positive about Dyslexia’. The Library has a wide range of support available for students with dyslexia to help you succeed at University.

NAGE book award

Making eBooks more accessible - latest news

We told you in a previous post about a project to audit and improve the accessibility of eBooks, which has now been completed. Sue Smith and Vicky Dobson from Library Disability Support worked on the eBook Accessibility Audit project as part of a team from across the UK. This also included Jamie Phillips from Leeds Beckett University, and colleagues from the University of Kent, the University of Liverpool, Manchester Metropolitan University and York St John University.

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.

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