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Planned changes to opening times during February because of industrial action.

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Practical sessions to strengthen your research profile from 6–10 March 2023.

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The Laidlaw Library will remain permanently open during term times in…

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A new publications policy takes effect from 1 January 2023.

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Books are just the beginning. Our dedicated staff can help you to find what you need, access primary research material, and develop your study and research skills.

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Skills@Library supports taught students to develop academic skills, through online resources, workshops, 1-to-1 appointments, drop-in sessions and teaching in the curriculum.

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Researcher@Library teams help staff and PhD researchers with open access, research data management, literature searching and increasing citations: online, in person and through workshops and events

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Delve into our outstanding collections of rare books, manuscripts, art and archives and find unique primary research material.

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Our libraries

There are four libraries on campus, along with two public galleries displaying rare items and artworks. There is one off-campus library in St James's Hospital.

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Library quick start

Your guide to using the libraries at the University of Leeds.

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Research quick start

Your guide to how the Library supports researchers at the University of Leeds.

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