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Off campus assessments and exams

We know assessments can be stressful, and in the current situation things may feel even more difficult. To try to help we’ve put together a checklist of things to help you feel as prepared as possible.

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Copyright and Online Teaching During the Current Crisis

One of the many consequences of the Coronavirus pandemic has been the necessary transition to online learning across the entire HE sector in order to minimise contact and the risk of infection. On 23 March our university closed its buildings and moved all teaching and assessment into the online environment. Our Copyright Clearance Officer, Rachel Thornton, explores some of the impacts.

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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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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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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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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Are you Study Ready?

If it feels like forever since you did any studying or you're wondering what it will be like to study at University then the LBU Study Ready course is for you!

08/08/19
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Staying on for Postgraduate study

Just graduated? Planning to stay on for a postgrad course? The Library can help keep your study skills on track.

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Easing into your exams

We know exam time can be very stressful but there are lots of ways the Library can help you to be as prepared as possible.

Exam Top Tips from our Student Library Assistants

To give you the student perspective we asked two of our Student Library Assistants for their tips for exam success!

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Write Right with the Library

The Library and the Students’ Union Advice Service are once again offering support and information to ensure you “Write Right” - develop good academic practice and maintain your academic integrity as you prepare for dissertations and final assignments.

04/03/19

Make the most of your Reading Lists

Most people use our reading list system - one hundred and thirty thousand views in the last semester tells us so, but we've put together a few tips to help you to get the most out of yours.

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The pedagogy of the oppressed Penguin*

Or, how we can support you with referencing!

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Recommend a book for the Library via Beckett Books Extra

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.

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