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Laidlaw Library opening times


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Closing arrangements

30 minutes before closing time, all the group rooms will be locked.

15 minutes before closing time, staff begin to close the rest of the building, starting on floor 3.

Café opening hours

Find out more about Caffè Nero on the Great Food at Leeds website.

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Laidlaw Library study space

The Library has silent individual study space only, which must be booked in advance. Our group study facilities are currently unavailable due to measures taken in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

Find out about bookable study space.

Drinks with lids are allowed in the library. Please consume other food and drink outside.

If you leave the library for more than 30 minutes, please take your belongings with you.

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Laidlaw Library IT and printing

Computer facilities

Library computers are currently unavailable because of the coronavirus measures.

IT Services provide more information on assistive technology and any adjustable furniture available in computer clusters.

The Student Education Service provide a list of free to use software, apps and online tools for students, which includes assistive technology resources.

Print, copy, scan

MyPrint devices are currently unavailable for drop-in printing because of the coronavirus measures. Please use the PCB Print Service instead.

You may print if you are studying in the library.

More information about printing, copying and scanning is available from the University IT service.

Read the Library's copyright information to check what you are allowed to copy.