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HLF bid success!

Published: Tuesday 30 September 2014

Treasures to go public with the help of a Heritage Lottery Fund grant

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Open Access for the Humanities

Published: Tuesday 23 September 2014

Join us at a publisher roadshow in the library on Wednesday 15 October

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Light Night in the Library

Published: Monday 22 September 2014

Performances, exhibits and music inspired by our WW1 personal archives

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Academic skills workshops

Published: Monday 22 September 2014

Skills@Library's programme of free sessions for semester 1 are available to book onto now.

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Welcome back!

Published: Monday 15 September 2014

Find out what's changed over the summer

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Get started: Library essentials

Published: Friday 5 September 2014

If you're new on campus, find out how to make the most of our services and facilities.

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Search@Library: research made easy

Published: Wednesday 3 September 2014

Here are our top tips for getting the most out of the new Search@Library

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Laidlaw Library "topped out"

Published: Monday 1 September 2014

Important milestone in new library construction celebrated

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Untapped treasures at the M&S Archive

Published: Wednesday 27 August 2014

A unique and fascinating resource for your research

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Off to a flying start

Published: Thursday 14 August 2014

Helping new undergraduates before they arrive

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Changes to Digital Services webpages

Published: Tuesday 12 August 2014

In early September, the Digital Services webpages will be removed, and the content integrated into other parts of the Library website.

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Action week 2014

Published: Wednesday 6 August 2014

Special Collections closed 18-23 August

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New digitising partnership with Wellcome Library

Published: Thursday 31 July 2014

Historic books from the 19th century will be digitised for the UK Medical Heritage Library

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Portico Brotherton Poetry Prize

Published: Friday 25 July 2014

There's still time to submit your poem on the theme of Conflict and Community.

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It's a small world...

Published: Monday 21 July 2014

...but our maps and atlases resources are huge

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Want to visit other libraries?

Published: Tuesday 15 July 2014

Use SCONUL Access to discover other university libraries this vacation

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New Search@Library now available

Published: Thursday 19 June 2014

Search@Library makes research easy. Try it and find what you've been missing!

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Green excellence award

Published: Wednesday 18 June 2014

The Library is awarded the prestigious Green Impact "Excellence Award" for improving sustainability

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Data management planning clinic

Published: Tuesday 10 June 2014

Drop in to a data management clinic on Tuesday 17 June, where University advisors will answer your questions

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Martin Froy and the figurative tradition

Published: Thursday 5 June 2014

Sixty years on, the pioneering painter returns to Leeds with a new exhibition at the Gallery

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Search@Library survey: the results are in!

Published: Wednesday 4 June 2014

Find out what will change as a result of your feedback, and congratulations to our prize draw winners.

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Get ready for exams

Published: Tuesday 13 May 2014

See the Skills@Library exams webpage to help you prepare for and sit your exams

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First Folio for all now online

Published: Friday 9 May 2014

The digitised Shakespeare First Folio was launched on Monday 12 May

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24-hour opening

Published: Wednesday 23 April 2014

Edward Boyle Library open 24/7 over the exam period

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M&S joins the Archives Hub

Published: Wednesday 23 April 2014

M&S Company Archive joins Special Collections in the prestigious Archives Hub

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Data management planning clinic

Published: Wednesday 23 April 2014

Drop in to a data management clinic on Wednesday 14 May, where University advisors will answer your questions

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Easter Library services

Published: Wednesday 16 April 2014

Online services and support over the vacation

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Shape the new Search@Library

Published: Tuesday 15 April 2014

There's a big change coming to how you search for information. Please help by giving your feedback and win £50.

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Slow down or you'll miss it!

Published: Monday 7 April 2014

Take time to enjoy art on Slow Art Day

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White Rose opens access to research

Published: Monday 31 March 2014

University's open access repository grows by 50% in 2013

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Want to visit other libraries?

Published: Monday 31 March 2014

Use SCONUL Access to discover other university libraries this vacation

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Science fiction in focus

Published: Tuesday 25 March 2014

Saturday event to show rare editions of SF classics

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Avoid fines this Easter

Published: Friday 21 March 2014

Read our quick ways to avoid fines this vacation

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New Sustainability Area

Published: Thursday 13 March 2014

Find out more on level 8 of the Edward Boyle Library

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New Sustainability Area and Fair

Published: Tuesday 4 March 2014

Come to the launch and Sustainability Fair: 12 March, 12-3pm in EBL

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Library survey results

Published: Thursday 27 February 2014

Find out the results of our survey of staff and students

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World Book Day 6 March

Published: Monday 17 February 2014

How will you celebrate this year’s World Book Day?

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When shall I see you again?

Published: Friday 14 February 2014

WWI Valentine's love letter from a French woman to an English Tommy found in Liddle Collection

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Essential maintenance affecting Library services on Monday 10 February 2014

Published: Wednesday 5 February 2014

The Library Catalogue and online services will be unavailable from 3pm for approximately one hour.

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Library delivers Customer Service Excellence

Published: Tuesday 28 January 2014

Award recognises "pride and passion to put the customer first"

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Academic skills workshops - Jan 2014

Published: Friday 24 January 2014

Book your place now for semester 2 sessions

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Alfred Drury and the New Sculpture

Published: Friday 24 January 2014

City Square sculptor comes to the University

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24-hour opening

Published: Sunday 5 January 2014

Edward Boyle Library open 24/7 over the exam period

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Town Hall Talks: February 2014

Published: Monday 23 December 2013

The Yorkshire Shakespeare: first editions in the Brotherton Library

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Exam preparation

Published: Friday 20 December 2013

Be in control of your revision

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Did you know you can use other HE libraries?

Published: Friday 20 December 2013

The libraries SCONUL Access scheme - is it for you?

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Town Hall Talks: 21 March, 12.30pm

Published: Wednesday 18 December 2013

From Soviet Spies to Swallows & Amazons: the secret life of Arthur Ransome

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Town Hall Talks: January 2014

Published: Wednesday 18 December 2013

Leeds Poetry and Holocaust Memorial

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Library survey prize winner

Published: Friday 13 December 2013

LUBS student wins iPad

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Brotherton Library internet access

Published: Thursday 12 December 2013

Limited network access 14-15 December 2013

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Christmas Library services

Published: Friday 6 December 2013

Online services and support over the vacation

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Avoid holiday fines

Published: Wednesday 4 December 2013

Be prepared to return items during the vacation

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New library named

Published: Friday 29 November 2013

The Laidlaw Library is due to open in the spring of 2015.

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Researcher@Library

Published: Tuesday 26 November 2013

From birth to impact: key information for all researchers

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Bragg’s X-ray notebook

Published: Friday 15 November 2013

Birth of crystallography now online

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Town Hall Talks

Published: Monday 4 November 2013

"Art on campus", "The Hobbit in Leeds" and "Recipes of Christmas Past"...

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The Final Chapter

Published: Friday 1 November 2013

New and improved!

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Make an impact!

Published: Monday 28 October 2013

New University Publications Policy

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The Library Partnership

Published: Friday 4 October 2013

Spirit of collaboration for all!

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The Library Guide 2013

Published: Tuesday 24 September 2013

Find your way around the Library

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Welcome back!

Published: Saturday 21 September 2013

Find out what's changed over the summer

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Special Collections closure

Published: Friday 20 September 2013

Wednesday 25 September 2013

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Open Access Week 21-27 October

Published: Wednesday 11 September 2013

What are you doing to celebrate?

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EndNote uncovered

Published: Monday 9 September 2013

Library referencing support

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Academic skills workshops - Sept 2013

Published: Monday 9 September 2013

Book your place now

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Light Night Leeds 2013

Published: Friday 6 September 2013

Ghost stories, Pablo Fanque, music in the reading room, and much, much more!

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Untapped treasures at the M&S Archive

Published: Thursday 29 August 2013

A unique and fascinating resource for your research

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Changes to referencing styles

Published: Tuesday 20 August 2013

The Library has made a number of amendments to the Leeds University Harvard and Numeric referencing styles, following consultation with students and academic staff.

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Action Week!

Published: Wednesday 7 August 2013

Special Collections closed 19-24 August

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All that glitters isn’t always gold

Published: Friday 2 August 2013

Green and gold open access research publications

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Open to all!

Published: Wednesday 10 July 2013

The Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery, open to the public, has many art treasures, including memorabilia from the Library's Special Collections

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It's a small world...

Published: Wednesday 10 July 2013

...but our maps and atlases resources are huge

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Visual pleasure

Published: Friday 28 June 2013

Illuminated Medieval manuscripts on display

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Green turns to gold

Published: Monday 10 June 2013

Library receives gold standard for green impact

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Big Bookend Festival 2013

Published: Monday 3 June 2013

Alumnus Tony Harrison headlines at festival

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Fairer fines!

Published: Friday 24 May 2013

Poll result - £2.50 a day fine for requested items

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Top satisfaction rating by international students

Published: Friday 17 May 2013

Library achieves excellent results in the International Student Barometer

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Find your space

Published: Tuesday 7 May 2013

Where will you study today?

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24-hour opening

Published: Thursday 25 April 2013

Edward Boyle Library open 24/7 over the exam period

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Through the Lens of Godfrey Bingley

Published: Wednesday 24 April 2013

Join us in recreating pictures from the past

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It's time for change

Published: Friday 19 April 2013

Loan periods, fines and reservations are changing

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Going digital

Published: Tuesday 9 April 2013

Digitised content now in one new website

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Students to benefit from Skills@Library award

Published: Tuesday 12 March 2013

University Student Education Fellowship awarded to Skills@Library advisor

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Summer exams

Published: Thursday 21 February 2013

Trial of 24-hour opening for the Edward Boyle Library

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Library wins Design Effectiveness Award

Published: Friday 15 February 2013

National recognition for our new visual identity

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Relocation of Special Collections material

Published: Friday 15 February 2013

Some items unavailable from 15 February - 8 March.

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The Final Chapter

Published: Tuesday 29 January 2013

How to succeed in your final year project

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Student feedback on referencing

Published: Tuesday 29 January 2013

Tell us your thoughts on referencing and you could win £20 of printer credits!

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Academic skills workshops - Jan 2013

Published: Monday 14 January 2013

Book your place now

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Late night opening

Published: Tuesday 8 January 2013

We're open until 2am for exam revision

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Re-visioning the Brontës

Published: Monday 7 January 2013

Celebrating the Brontës’ influence in art and popular culture

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New exhibition

Published: Thursday 13 December 2012

Surreal, mysterious landscapes by contemporary Leeds artist

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How do you want your mobile library?

Published: Tuesday 20 November 2012

Win a £100 Amazon voucher

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Good housekeeping

Published: Monday 19 November 2012

Get more from your Library record

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Shaping the future

Published: Tuesday 13 November 2012

Public consultation for new library for Woodhouse Lane

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Outstanding e-learning resources

Published: Tuesday 6 November 2012

Skills@Library wins commendation for its online tutorials

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What, no Dracula?

Published: Monday 29 October 2012

"there isn't a drop of blood in my body..."

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Searching the Library Catalogue

Published: Friday 12 October 2012

We offer two ways to search the Library Catalogue: Classic Catalogue and Search@Library

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Before you study...study!

Published: Friday 12 October 2012

Work smarter, not harder, with our study skills books

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Join the conversation

Published: Thursday 11 October 2012

"Like" us to win an e-book reader

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Sir Geoffrey Hill reads his poetry

Published: Tuesday 9 October 2012

Book your place at this special evening on Tuesday 16 October

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Academic skills workshops - Sept 2012

Published: Thursday 20 September 2012

Book your place now

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The Library Guide 2012

Published: Wednesday 19 September 2012

Get started in the Library

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Preserving scholarly texts

Published: Monday 3 September 2012

Ever wondered what librarians do in the holidays?

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Off to a flying start

Published: Wednesday 15 August 2012

Helping new undergraduates before they arrive

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Commemorating achievement

Published: Monday 13 August 2012

Your choices in the Health Sciences Library group study area

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Sharing good practices

Published: Friday 3 August 2012

Skills@Library goes stateside

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How the Olympics have changed

Published: Wednesday 25 July 2012

Exhibition reveals Olympics past and present

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Search@Library launch

Published: Wednesday 25 July 2012

Want to find journal articles in the Library Catalogue? You can, and more … with the new Search@Library

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Special Collections August closure week

Published: Thursday 19 July 2012

Special Collections is closed 20-25 August

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Take us with you - wherever you go!

Published: Monday 9 July 2012

Have you bought your Library souvenir?

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Gold for being green

Published: Tuesday 3 July 2012

Library wins gold for green action

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Searching in the rain

Published: Thursday 28 June 2012

Out and about? Get mobile with Search@Library

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How to get your article published

Published: Wednesday 27 June 2012

Book your place on the free Elsevier seminar, 4 July

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Take the Red Route tour

Published: Tuesday 26 June 2012

Final live performances 29-30 June

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Fourteen goals to none!

Published: Thursday 7 June 2012

Visit an exhibition of football related material during Euro 2012.

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A new view of the Gallery

Published: Wednesday 6 June 2012

Tell us what you think of the new Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery website

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Goodbye photocopiers, hello MFDs

Published: Friday 18 May 2012

Don't forget to use your photocopy card credit before 23 July!

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Paper Trails

Published: Monday 14 May 2012

Treasures on paper from the University Art Collection

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Simon Armitage reads his poetry

Published: Friday 4 May 2012

From Homer to Poundland - and London 2012

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Commemorating medical achievement

Published: Tuesday 1 May 2012

Help us to honour four important figures from the history of medicine

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Late Nite Library

Published: Monday 30 April 2012

We're open until 2am for exam revision

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New Undergraduate Library

Published: Monday 23 April 2012

Plans now on display in the Edward Boyle Library

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World Book Night

Published: Sunday 22 April 2012

Is your favourite among this year's chosen books?

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Help improve Researcher@Library

Published: Wednesday 18 April 2012

Win a Sony e-book reader for your feedback

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Library welcomed ALDinHE conference

Published: Monday 16 April 2012

Professionals from across the UK HE sector converged at Leeds for this year's conference.

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Skills@Library are top of the class!

Published: Friday 13 April 2012

Our Lecturer Resources win the Credo Reference Digital Award for Information Literacy

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More books please!

Published: Wednesday 28 March 2012

Tell us which reading list books you want more of.

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Home and away

Published: Friday 23 March 2012

How to access books and journals from home.

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Library Catalogue survey - win a £100 Amazon voucher

Published: Tuesday 13 March 2012

We need your help! To better meet the needs of our users, we are working to improve the Library Catalogue, the information it provides, and the way it is displayed.

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Open for business!

Published: Monday 12 March 2012

M&S Company Archive opens on Friday 16 March

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Library fines donated to RAG

Published: Friday 9 March 2012

The Library is pleased to announce that a total of £17,212 was raised during RAG week.

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FAN-tastic - Connecting girls, inspiring futures

Published: Thursday 1 March 2012

8 March is International Women's Day.

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Other Stories: Queering the University Art Collection

Published: Wednesday 29 February 2012

An exhibition exploring the experiences of the LGBT community over the past 100 years.

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1,000th ethesis goes live

Published: Wednesday 22 February 2012

We have now published 1,000 University of Leeds theses online.

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World Book Day

Published: Tuesday 14 February 2012

How will you celebrate the 15th World Book Day?

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My most dearly beloved Baby

Published: Monday 13 February 2012

For St Valentine's Day, a feature on a love letter from the Eastern front.

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Don't forget your Library card

Published: Monday 6 February 2012

From Monday 6 February we are operating a "three-strike" policy for forgotten cards.

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Charles Dickens Anniversary talk

Published: Friday 3 February 2012

Find out about Dickens' printed works and correspondence

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The Shadow Followers

Published: Monday 30 January 2012

From Kashmir to Yorkshire: Leeds artist Pip Dickens turns historic shawls into art

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National Libraries Day

Published: Monday 30 January 2012

Join Alan Bennett, Julian Barnes and Stephen Fry for a day of nationwide celebration devoted to all libraries. Liberate your library-love and prevent them from disappearing for ever!

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New year's resolution

Published: Monday 23 January 2012

Have you promised yourself you'll be better prepared in 2012? Get on the right track for semester 2 by booking onto a Skills@Library workshop.

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Scopus citation data now available

Published: Thursday 19 January 2012

Scopus - a major new citation data source - is now available at the University of Leeds.

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