Staff and researcher essentials
Libraries excel in Customer Service Excellence
Prestigious award recognises customer-focussed services at the heart of our…
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Research profile bootcamp
Practical sessions to strengthen your research profile from 6–10 March 2023.
Tuesday 31 January 2023More on Research profile bootcamp
24-hour library here to stay
The Laidlaw Library will remain permanently open during term times in…
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New Publications Policy makes rights retention a must
A new publications policy takes effect from 1 January 2023.
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How we can help
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.
What you need to know about borrowing, renewing and returning the items you need and how to request items that we don’t have in our libraries.More on Library services
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.More on Study support
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 eventsMore on Research support
Delve into our outstanding collections of rare books, manuscripts, art and archives and find unique primary research material.More on Special Collections
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.
Open 10:00 to 17:00
Edward Boyle Library
Open 10:00 to 24:00
Health Sciences Library
Closed Reopens at 12:00 today
24 hour opening
New to the library
Library quick start
Your guide to using the libraries at the University of Leeds.
Research quick start
Your guide to how the Library supports researchers at the University of Leeds.
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