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Prestigious award recognises customer-focussed services at the heart of our…

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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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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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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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Closed Reopens at 10:00 today

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Research quick start

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

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