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Doorway to Special Collections

Our Research Centre has opened spaces for four researchers in the Brotherton…

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A close up view of a clock in the Brotherton Library reading room

Click and collect, bookable study spaces and much more - Everything you need…

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A selection of the books in the academic skills collection

Study spaces at all libraries are available to book now, alongside click and…

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New to University and not sure what to expect? Get ahead with Flying Start.

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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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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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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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