Leeds University Library

Where are they now?

Finding your way around

The black band at the top of the page offers links to the main Library sub-sites. This remains the same wherever you are in the site.

The menu on the right is to help you find your way around the section (sub-site) you are in.  You will know you have entered a sub-site as the colour scheme and right hand menu will change.

To help find your way around there is also a Site search and Site map

Menu items in the old Library website:

Search the Catalogue: Catalogue search (right hand menu)

Check my Library record: Library record (right hand menu)

Find support for my subject: Subject support (right hand menu)

Use electronic resources: Find articles (Homepage: essentials, or via Find items: right hand menu). This page now has quick links to major databases, a dropdown menu to locate subject related databases, and a link to search all Library e-resources.

Use the Library: Use the Library (right hand menu)

Find items in the Library: Find items (right hand menu)

Check the opening hours: Opening hours (right hand menu)

Contact Us: Speech bubble (right hand menu),

Borrow and renew books: Use the Library (right hand menu), then Borrowing

Connect from home: No replacement. Changes in authentication methods made this page obsolete. Help with logging in to e-resources is available from Find items (right hand menu)

Suggest a book to buy: Contact us (right hand menu)

Get to the different Libraries: Use the Library (right hand menu), then Library locations

Develop my academic skills: Skills@Library (top navigation)

See module reading lists: Library homepage - essentials

Other popular sections (previously hard to locate):

Online payments: Library homepage - essentials

Referencing: Library homepage - essentials or Skills@Library

Document Supply: Library homepage - essentials

Special Collections: Special Collections - top navigation

Floorplans: Use the Library (right hand menu), Library locations. You can now view a PDF document of the entire building, or view individual levels

Recent purchases: Subject support (right hand menu). Each subject page has a feed showing recent purchases in that area.

Copyright: Use the Library (right hand menu), Library Services


About: general information about the Library, links to the reading room tour and Library timeline, information on projects we're undertaking (such as Green Impact, JISC projects etc)

Can't find it: a list of options if Leeds University Library does not have the material you need in stock

Help: answers to common questions, and sources of information to help with problems in specific areas

Leeds lives: Leeds lives is a celebration of writers, artists and public figures with strong connections to Yorkshire and the University of Leeds whose archive material is held in Special Collections

Library news: the Library news features allow us to tell you about Library projects, activities and events and highlight new resources. 

Study spaces: information about the different types of study area. As requested by users we have also added links to ISS cluster information

Self issue and return: information about using the self-service system

Treasures tour: browse some of the treasures held in Special Collections

Customise: Very top left of the screen.  Allows you to change the font size or background colour of the screen.