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.
If you've no lectures and you don’t want to venture outside in the cold weather, you can access a huge range of resources from the comfort of your room!
Since our Beckett Books Extra service started over 900 books and other resources have been added to library stock in response to recommendations by students.
Beckett Books Extra lets you recommend books, computer games, CDs and DVDs to add to Library stock and almost 1,000 new resources are now available as a result of student recommendations over the last 2 years.
As part of Dyslexia Awareness Week 2018 Librarian Amy explains how the service is tailored to meet the needs of our students with dyslexia or another disability...
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.
We have two new book displays currently on show in the Library, showcasing the top 10 most issued books at each Library in 2016.
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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