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A hand drawn image of a person riding a horse. To the left is a sign that reads 'You are entering Fantasy Land twinned with Cloud Nine'. On the right is a sign with a picture of a person that reads, 'This is an equal opportunities kingdom'.

A new collection of feminist, grassroots material joins our Special Collections.

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Two writing mentors receive award

Skills@Library wins the award for Student-Staff Partnership of the Year.

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Everything you need to revise... and where to find it.

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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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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.

24-hour access to core texts for taught courses with inspiring spaces designed for undergraduate study – write your essay looking out at the Leeds skyline.

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Our largest library, with six levels of spacious and open plan study areas. Contains research collections for engineering, law, sciences and social sciences, and the postgraduate Research Hub.

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A traditional and tranquil study space, with arts, cultural industries, humanities, languages and performing arts collections, and the Special Collections Brotherton Research Centre.

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Specialist library with plenty of silent study space and a group study area for dentistry, health sciences, medicine and psychology, on level 7 of the Worsley Building.

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

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

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