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Reading lists, online course readings, Skills@Library and more – how we can…

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A selection of the books in the academic skills collection

We’ve got a three-phase plan for how the Library can reopen so you can…

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Exam support from the Library and other areas of the University this May.

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The Library has won the 2020 Digital Award for Information Literacy for a…

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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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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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