Leeds University Library

Locations and sites

Brotherton Edward Boyle Health Sciences Laidlaw St James's Other sites


Brotherton Library

The Brotherton Library (located in the Parkinson Building) contains the main collections for the arts, social sciences and law. Special Collections, including some of the UK's outstanding rare books and manuscripts, is also within the Library.

Edward Boyle

Edward Boyle Library

The Edward Boyle Library contains the main collections for Science and Engineering. It is undergoing a refurbishment (between 2015 and 2017) and currently offers 1000 study seats, PCs, disabled student studies and access to the main collections for Science and Engineering. Find out more about the EBL refurbishment.

Health Sciences

Health Sciences Library

The Health Sciences Library is on level 7 of the Worsley Building and contains the main collections for medicine and health-related subjects.


Laidlaw Library

The Laidlaw Library is situated on Woodhouse Lane. It has over 900 study spaces, including facilities for group work, bookable space, on-site academic skills support Skills@Library and conveniently located café facilities. It contains the High Demand Collection and Core Texts, transferred from the Edward Boyle Library.

St James's

Phone: 0113 206 5638
Fax: 0113 206 4682

St James's University Hospital Library
Level 3, Clinical Sciences Building
St James's University Hospital
Beckett Street

St James's University Hospital Library

Based on the St James's University Hospital campus, the Library supports the information needs of University research and teaching staff, medical and healthcare students, and employees of the Hospital Trust. The Library is run in collaboration with LTHT and NHS library staff are available to assist Trust staff. The Library is based on level 3 of the Clinical Sciences Building.