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A new library system is arriving in July and there will be some disruption in…

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Use Desktop Anywhere to access ebooks on 24 and 25 June.

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Judges and winners for 2019 Brotherton Poetry Prize

Simon Armitage awards Dane Holt the inaugural Brotherton Poetry Prize,…

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Following a recent assessment, the Library has achieved silver accreditation.

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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.

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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.

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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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