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May at the Galleries

Published: Thursday 20 April 2017

Sculpture, Mozart, revolution, and more

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EndNote training for researchers and staff

Published: Wednesday 19 April 2017

Book for Wed 26 April session

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Russian-themed Sheppard Lecture announced

Published: Monday 10 April 2017

Author Helen Rappaport to feature

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Romany Collection film unveiled

Published: Tuesday 4 April 2017

Gypsy and Traveller community give their view

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Changes to Special Collections

Published: Monday 3 April 2017

Opening hours and advance retrieval policy to be altered

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Temporary longer opening hours

Published: Thursday 16 March 2017

Lots to celebrate as libraries to open more than ever this exam season

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Changes to Special Collections opening hours

Published: Thursday 16 March 2017

Reading room now open until 5pm on weekdays

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March at the Galleries

Published: Tuesday 21 February 2017

Russian Revolution, International Women's Day, sculpture, art, workshops

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A year of Treasures

Published: Monday 6 February 2017

Treasures of the Brotherton gallery celebrates first birthday

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Gallery’s contribution to scholarship recognised

Published: Wednesday 1 February 2017

Stanley and Audrey Burton Gallery awarded £50,000 HEFCE funding

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Brotherton access lift complete

Published: Tuesday 31 January 2017

New lift is bigger and better

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February at the Galleries

Published: Tuesday 24 January 2017

Visit the Galleries in Parkinson Court

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Edward Boyle now fully open

Published: Wednesday 11 January 2017

All levels of the Edward Boyle Library have fully opened to students and staff.

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January exams support

Published: Monday 9 January 2017

24-hour opening, getting home, study spaces, exam tips

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A Yorkshire Tragedie

Published: Monday 19 December 2016

Play "by Shakespeare" to be performed at Parkinson Court

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Leeds General Cemetery burial records online

Published: Monday 12 December 2016

Insight into a century of life and death in Leeds

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Laidlaw and Edward Boyle up for Leeds Architecture Awards

Published: Monday 12 December 2016

Libraries shortlisted from nearly 80 nominations

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Christmas in the Library

Published: Friday 9 December 2016

Closure dates, returning books, digital resources

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Library website survey: results

Published: Tuesday 6 December 2016

Summary of findings from the website survey in October 2016

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Final phase of refurbishment for Edward Boyle Library

Published: Monday 5 December 2016

Weekend closure 17-18 December

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Library supports RAG Community Fund

Published: Wednesday 30 November 2016

The Library is pleased to support local Leeds charities with a donation of £1500.

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December at the Galleries

Published: Wednesday 30 November 2016

Visit the Galleries in Parkinson Court

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Tasty #LibraryBees prize for competition winner

Published: Wednesday 30 November 2016

Photos of Laidlaw were submitted via Twitter

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Special Collections awarded accredited status

Published: Monday 28 November 2016

Recognition from The National Archives

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Take 5: At the Treasures Gallery

Published: Thursday 24 November 2016

Six five-minute stories of objects from the past

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Brotherton Library access lift to close temporarily

Published: Monday 21 November 2016

Upgrade work closes lift into January

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Research Hub launch

Published: Thursday 17 November 2016

The opening party was a great success

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New guide to theatre and performance collections

Published: Tuesday 15 November 2016

Theatre, dance and opera collections brought together online

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Library launches new literature scoping service for researchers

Published: Friday 11 November 2016

LUCID can help funded researchers find literature

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Wellcome Open Research platform open for submissions

Published: Tuesday 1 November 2016

All researchers funded by Wellcome Trust are eligible

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Wellcome Trust issues new open access requirements

Published: Tuesday 1 November 2016

Researchers should be aware of the changes for publishers

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Honey from #LibraryBees on sale

Published: Monday 31 October 2016

Sweet end to a successful first year for Laidlaw hives

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UK Data Service webinars

Published: Monday 31 October 2016

Opportunities coming up to learn about key UK data sources

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November events at Treasures Gallery

Published: Tuesday 25 October 2016

Hungarian revolution, heraldry and challenging hate crime

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New Library website survey

Published: Friday 7 October 2016

Tell us what you think of our website and enter a draw for £100 voucher

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New Library Research Hub to celebrate opening

Published: Thursday 6 October 2016

Launch party and Open Access Week events in October

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New @UoLLibrary Twitter enquiry service launches

Published: Tuesday 4 October 2016

#JustAsk our library staff

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Skills workshops for 2016/17

Published: Friday 30 September 2016

Book your place on a Skills@Library workshop online

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Get started in the Library

Published: Tuesday 27 September 2016

New to campus? Use Library Quickstart to make the most of our services and facilities

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Edward Boyle Library now open

Published: Wednesday 21 September 2016

The refurbished section of the library opened at 9am on Wednesday 28 September

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Get ahead with Flying Start

Published: Thursday 15 September 2016

Workshops and resources for new students

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Survey for taught Masters students

Published: Wednesday 14 September 2016

Complete our survey for taught Masters students for a chance to win a £50 voucher.

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International Data Week 2016

Published: Thursday 8 September 2016

Showcasing Research Data Leeds

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For All Time: Shakespeare in Yorkshire

Published: Monday 5 September 2016

Rare items new to Treasures Gallery

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Visits to library top two million

Published: Monday 22 August 2016

Number of visits to the University Library increases

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Special Collections closure 22-31 August

Published: Thursday 18 August 2016

Essential preservation work will be carried out

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For All Time: Shakespeare in Yorkshire

Published: Monday 15 August 2016

Exhibition opens in September 2016

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Library given Brotherton sculpture

Published: Monday 15 August 2016

University benefactor Lord Brotherton honoured by revival of bronze bas-relief

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Family Workshops: Footsteps into Art

Published: Wednesday 10 August 2016

Creative fun this August at the Stanley and Audrey Burton Gallery

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Charity funding for open access costs

Published: Wednesday 10 August 2016

New partnership to encourage unrestricted publishing

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IIP report praises customer services

Published: Monday 1 August 2016

Leeds University Library has secured the Investors In People (IIP) standard.

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Hepworth sculpture visits campus

Published: Wednesday 27 July 2016

New artwork installed near stage@leeds

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Better access for Brotherton

Published: Friday 22 July 2016

A new lift will improve wheelchair access

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Best student art on show

Published: Tuesday 19 July 2016

Work from prize-nominated students on display from 2 August-2 October

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Treasures Gallery: The Yorkshire Pals

Published: Thursday 14 July 2016

Curator of York Army Museum to give WWI talk, Thursday 4 August, 1-2pm

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Footsteps into Art

Published: Friday 8 July 2016

Gallery displays art from five Leeds primary schools

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One of UK's best new buildings

Published: Saturday 2 July 2016

Laidlaw Library wins national award from RIBA

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Find the latest research with JournalTOCs

Published: Monday 27 June 2016

Keep up to date with new tables of contents from scholarly journals

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Free lectures during IMC 2016

Published: Wednesday 22 June 2016

Treasures Gallery hosts three special public lectures at 1pm, 4-6 July

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Special donation supports Leeds charity

Published: Wednesday 15 June 2016

Special Collections team donate unique auction prize

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Silver award for Green Impact

Published: Monday 13 June 2016

Library achieves silver award for sustainability work

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The Musical World of William Shield

Published: Monday 6 June 2016

Experience original works by the Tyneside-born Master of the King's Music, 10 June, Treasures Gallery

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Symplectic upgrade 8 June, 1-5pm

Published: Wednesday 1 June 2016

University Publications System will be unavailable during this time

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Excellent research data management services

Published: Friday 27 May 2016

The University of Leeds is rated excellent by international survey

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Laidlaw celebrates first birthday

Published: Friday 27 May 2016

Friday 27 May marks the end of a successful first year for Laidlaw Library

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Pillbox Theatre presents "Conscientious"

Published: Thursday 26 May 2016

A new play about office politics taken to extremes... 8-9 June, 7.30pm, Treasures Gallery

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Celebrating Dalwood

Published: Tuesday 17 May 2016

The restored sculpture was returned to campus on Wed 18 May

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Calling all early career historians

Published: Monday 16 May 2016

Send in a proposal for the Royal Historical Society New Historical Perspectives series

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Edward Boyle Library closes 3 June

Published: Monday 16 May 2016

Temporary summer closure to allow building works for next phase of refurbishment

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Rachel Proudfoot wins Emerald Literati Network Award

Published: Wednesday 11 May 2016

Contribution to an "Outstanding Paper" wins award for Excellence

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Museums at Night

Published: Tuesday 10 May 2016

Take a trip through time with Leeds University Library Galleries for a night out with a difference

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Public Art Shorts

Published: Monday 9 May 2016

Discover public art on campus with these short lunchtime talks by experts

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We're here to help with HEFCE

Published: Monday 9 May 2016

How the Library is supporting you with the HEFCE open access policy for the REF

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Treasures Gallery: Conscientious objection

Published: Monday 9 May 2016

Hear the wartime stories of conscientious objectors, 1pm, 12 May

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Crossmark for currency

Published: Monday 2 May 2016

Make sure the scholarly publications you cite are up to date: click on Crossmark

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Supporting you through exams

Published: Thursday 28 April 2016

Find out about the full package of exam services including 24/7 opening from 2 May

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Library chat trial

Published: Wednesday 27 April 2016

Got a question? Ask us through the "Chat now" icon on the website 11am-3pm every weekday

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Be prepared: exam support available

Published: Tuesday 26 April 2016

Be at your best during exams with bookable workshops, online guidance and more

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Library survey: results and prizewinners

Published: Tuesday 26 April 2016

Find out the results of our student survey

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Library survey results 2015

Published: Monday 25 April 2016

Overall satisfaction with the Library rises

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Laidlaw Library wins RIBA award

Published: Friday 22 April 2016

Architectural excellence recognised by the Royal Institute

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Need help recruiting participants for your research?

Published: Monday 18 April 2016

The Call For Participants website could help you to connect

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EndNote for researchers

Published: Friday 15 April 2016

Summer training sessions available for researchers - book online now

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Lunchtime talk: 28 April

Published: Monday 11 April 2016

The heart, the border - poetry and exchange, Treasures Gallery, 1-2pm

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Open for longer

Published: Monday 11 April 2016

You said, we did! Opening hours extended on Friday and Saturday this term

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Digital Student Week

Published: Friday 8 April 2016

Discover digital tools for employer research, study, your digital identity and more.

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Boost your professional development

Published: Monday 4 April 2016

Use online tools from Vitae to develop your research excellence and employability

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Treasures gallery: China in Shakespeare's England

Published: Monday 4 April 2016

Find out what Shakespeare really knew about China, 5.15pm, 20 April

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The Hey Family Collection

Published: Friday 1 April 2016

Case histories and papers by the Hey family, surgeons of Leeds, are now available in the catalogue.

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Ebru marbling workshop

Published: Thursday 31 March 2016

Try your hand at the traditional craft of Ebru marbling

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Yorkshire Archaeological and Historical Society Collections

Published: Thursday 31 March 2016

Special Collections has recently received the records of the Yorkshire Archaeological and Historical Society (YAHS) on long-term loan.

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Behind the hoardings

Published: Tuesday 29 March 2016

See what's going on in the Edward Boyle Library building project

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Treasures Gallery event: Evelyn Waugh

Published: Friday 18 March 2016

From Bright Young Things to Last Rites: the Waugh Collection, 23 March

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Avoid Easter fines

Published: Monday 14 March 2016

Read our quick ways to avoid fines during this vacation

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Benefits of open access monographs

Published: Monday 14 March 2016

New UK guide on how publishing open access monographs helps researchers

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A new guide to our rich business collections

Published: Friday 4 March 2016

Business, economics and textiles collections are brought together online

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Don't get left out of the REF

Published: Monday 29 February 2016

From 1 April all new papers must be deposited when accepted for publication.

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Lunchtime talk: 18 March 1-2pm

Published: Monday 29 February 2016

Visiting Venice: from pilgrims to pleasure-seekers in the Treasures Gallery

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Why is my curriculum white?

Published: Thursday 25 February 2016

Library buys books to support LUU campaign to diversify resources

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Joseph Wood archive now online

Published: Monday 22 February 2016

Letters and notebooks of remarkable Quaker minister and businessman now available

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Get to know your Galleries week

Published: Monday 22 February 2016

There's something for everyone in a week of events and activities from 8-12 March

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Curator's Pick: Joash Woodrow

Published: Friday 19 February 2016

Book onto a free lunchtime talk in the art gallery on 25 February

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Tuesday Treasures

Published: Thursday 18 February 2016

Drop into the Treasures Gallery between 1.15-1.45pm for the stories behind the treasures

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Sophie Hannah: Agatha, Poirot and Me

Published: Tuesday 2 February 2016

Join the bestselling author on 23 Feb to hear why she wrote a new Poirot mystery

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Lunchtime talk: 19 February, 1-2pm

Published: Monday 1 February 2016

Come to the Treasures Gallery to hear about the experiences of conscientious objectors

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New Treasures Gallery opens

Published: Monday 1 February 2016

Explore the treasures of Special Collections in a new gallery off Parkinson Court

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Feeling appy, being green

Published: Friday 29 January 2016

You can now receive UniLeeds App book alerts and paperless receipts

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Lunchtime talk: 28 January 2016

Published: Tuesday 19 January 2016

Leeds Socialist History in the Alf Mattison Collection

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New pop-up revision space on campus

Published: Thursday 7 January 2016

Two additional study rooms are available during January exams

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White Rose University Press open for submissions

Published: Tuesday 5 January 2016

New open access digital university press ready to publish

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24 hour opening 11-22 January

Published: Monday 4 January 2016

Laidlaw Library extends opening hours for exam period

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Wellcome award for health collections

Published: Tuesday 15 December 2015

New project to catalogue and preserve medical collections for research underway

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Romany collections to be revealed

Published: Tuesday 15 December 2015

Library wins national cataloguing grant for internationally significant archive

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"Why is my curriculum white?" wish list

Published: Friday 11 December 2015

Library supports LUU campaign to diversify resources

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Library supports RAG Community Fund

Published: Friday 11 December 2015

The Library is pleased to support local Leeds charities with a donation of £2000

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Library online services unavailable

Published: Thursday 10 December 2015

From 8pm on 14 and 15 Dec Search@Library will be unavailable for approximately one hour

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Christmas Library services

Published: Tuesday 8 December 2015

Opening hours, borrowing books and services available over the vacation.

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The Library marauder's map

Published: Monday 7 December 2015

See the shelf where your book sits with our new interactive floorplans

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Louis Le Prince archives now online

Published: Tuesday 17 November 2015

Explore drawings and correspondence from the father of cinematography's archive

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Connect 4 in the Laidlaw Library

Published: Monday 9 November 2015

Multi-screen technology to help make group work work

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Remembrance Day in the Stanley and Audrey Burton Gallery

Published: Monday 9 November 2015

Two exhibitions explore fresh perspectives of the First World War.

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Have you seen the Public Art Trail around campus?

Published: Monday 9 November 2015

Let us know what you think!

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Looking for a place to study?

Published: Monday 9 November 2015

There are plenty of free quiet study spaces in the Edward Boyle Library.

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Lunchtime talks in Special Collections

Published: Friday 30 October 2015

Over the next few months Special Collections are hosting some fascinating lunchtime talks.

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19 -26 October is International Open Access Week 2015

Published: Tuesday 13 October 2015

Join the celebrations!

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Open Library of Humanities launches new peer-reviewed open access journals

Published: Thursday 8 October 2015

Humanities researchers can publish free of charge

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Light Night in the Library

Published: Thursday 8 October 2015

Come to a performance and treasure hunt in the Brotherton Library on Friday from 7pm

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Debating the Book

Published: Wednesday 30 September 2015

Online video now available of a major debate, chaired by Melvyn Bragg, about the place of the book in the digital age

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Autumn of Public Art

Published: Wednesday 30 September 2015

Join us on campus this autumn for a host of public art related events, featuring short talks, movement workshops, performances and poetry readings.

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Guide to open access monograph publishing for arts, humanities and social science now available

Published: Tuesday 29 September 2015

Helpful guidance for researchers from the OAPEN-UK project

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Get started using the Library

Published: Friday 25 September 2015

If you're new on campus, find out how to make the most of our services and facilities.

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Edward Boyle Library has re-opened

Published: Tuesday 15 September 2015

1,000 study seats, computer clusters and access to science and engineering texts now available

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Rare Ovid books now online

Published: Monday 14 September 2015

New digital learning resource reveals remarkable annotations and colourful illustrations in 15th century texts.

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Draft Concordat on Open Research Data

Published: Monday 14 September 2015

Submit your comments on the RCUK draft concordat on open research data by 21 September

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Change to Leeds referencing styles in 2015/16

Published: Tuesday 8 September 2015

Following consultation with Schools the Library has made an amendment to the Leeds University referencing styles.

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Music, musicians and manuscripts

Published: Tuesday 18 August 2015

A special exhibition to mark the Leeds International Piano Competition 2015

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Off to a flying start

Published: Wednesday 12 August 2015

A new website prepares students for studying at the University of Leeds.

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Laidlaw Library official opening

Published: Thursday 23 July 2015

Lord Laidlaw and Chancellor Melvyn Bragg at the opening of the Laidlaw Library on 7 July.

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The UK Medical Heritage Library Digitisation Project

Published: Friday 17 July 2015

Some Special Collections material unavailable during digitisation

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Increase your research impact and public engagement for career success

Published: Friday 3 July 2015

Join the upcoming Google hangout for researchers and learn how to increase research impact.

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Celebrate the new Public Art Trail with lunchtime talks

Published: Friday 3 July 2015

We are celebrating the launch of the new Public Art Trail with a series of lunchtime talks focusing on individual sculptures on campus.

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Special Collections closed 24-28 August

Published: Thursday 2 July 2015

During this week Special Collections will close to make some important improvements.

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Book cleaning in the Brotherton: 29 June to 31 July

Published: Thursday 25 June 2015

We will be cleaning books on Floor 2 of the Brotherton Library West Building from 29 - 31 July. We apologise for the noise that this will cause.

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Essential maintenance affecting Library services

Published: Monday 15 June 2015

Library services will be unavailable for a period of up to 2 hours between 8pm Wednesday 1 July 2015 and 2am Thursday 2 July 2015.

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Pilot project calls for researchers interested in Open Access publishing

Published: Wednesday 10 June 2015

We are looking for researchers interested in Open Access publishing to take part in a publishing pilot.

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Want your work to be eligible for the next REF? Act now

Published: Wednesday 10 June 2015

Find out what you need to do to be eligible for the next REF.

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Problems accessing journal articles from Search@Library

Published: Tuesday 9 June 2015

We are experiencing some issues with accessing articles via Search@Library. Here are the steps you need to follow to access them via the Classic Catalogue.

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Want to visit other libraries?

Published: Monday 8 June 2015

Use SCONUL Access to discover other university libraries this vacation

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Research Data Leeds repository

Published: Thursday 28 May 2015

The institutional research data repository is now live!

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Gold Open Access Pilot for post-grant FP7 publications

Published: Thursday 21 May 2015

European researchers to benefit from €4m to cover open access publishing costs

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Laidlaw Library opens 27 May

Published: Tuesday 19 May 2015

Our stunning new building will open its doors for the first time on Wednesday 27 May.

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24-hour opening 4 May-4 June

Published: Tuesday 28 April 2015

Edward Boyle Library open 24/7 over the exam period.

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Archiving Women in Film & TV

Published: Friday 24 April 2015

Afternoon workshop bringing together feminist filmmakers, archivists and historians of women and gender at the Brotherton Library (14 May)

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Celebrating Jon Silkin's Complete Poems

Published: Thursday 23 April 2015

To celebrate the publication of the late Jon Silkin's Complete Poems, we are holding two free events on Thursday 30 April.

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Essential maintenance Thurs 23 April

Published: Tuesday 21 April 2015

Catalogue-only PCs within the libraries may not be available to use between 8am and 9am.

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Edward Boyle Library to be refurbished

Published: Monday 20 April 2015

Funding and planning permission are in place for a major refurbishment of the Edward Boyle Library starting this summer.

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Report on Scholarly Communication and Peer Review: The Current Landscape and Future Trends

Published: Monday 20 April 2015

Are you a researcher struggling under the pressure to publish in high status journals? Do you want to learn more about the process of peer review?

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New institutional research data repository

Published: Wednesday 15 April 2015

Research Data Leeds (RDL) coming soon!

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Stock moves in Edward Boyle Library

Published: Wednesday 15 April 2015

All journals in Edward Boyle Library and stack books held on level 8 are moving.

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New Researcher@Library website now live

Published: Monday 13 April 2015

All the services the Library offers researchers brought together.

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Free open access credits available for Taylor and Francis journals

Published: Tuesday 31 March 2015

Are you planning to publish in a Taylor and Francis journal with open access? We may be able to help.

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Are you an EPSRC Grant Holder?

Published: Monday 30 March 2015

Have you heard about the EPSRC data expectations for your research data and their compliance deadline of 1 May 2015?

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Open access and the next REF: what you need to know

Published: Friday 27 March 2015

Find out about requirements for research publication in place from 1 April 2015.

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Digging for Treasures begins

Published: Thursday 26 March 2015

Work starts on the Library's new exhibition gallery

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Easter Library services

Published: Wednesday 25 March 2015

Online services and support over the vacation

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New Tolkien collection

Published: Monday 23 March 2015

The Old Norse Reading Group performs a Tolkien drinking song from the newly acquired Tolkien collection

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New Researcher@Library website - preview available!

Published: Tuesday 17 March 2015

Take a look at the new Researcher@Library (beta) webpages, and tell us what you think.

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Avoid fines this Easter

Published: Monday 16 March 2015

Read our quick ways to avoid fines this vacation

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Great new resource: M&S Archive USA

Published: Friday 6 March 2015

Interested in International business? The M&S Company Archive have recently added a new area to their extensive Archive Collection.

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The Lost Library of Kirkstall Abbey: understanding the presence of monks in medieval society

Published: Thursday 5 March 2015

Lunchtime talk at Leeds Central Library (12 Mar) and the Brotherton Library (17 April)

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South Bank Show Production Archive

Published: Tuesday 24 February 2015

South Bank Show Production Archive acquired by the University of Leeds.

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Let's Talk

Published: Thursday 19 February 2015

We're running a feedback week from 23 February to 1 March. We want comments, suggestions and any other feedback about your Library.

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Stock Moves in Special Collections

Published: Wednesday 18 February 2015

During February and March over 1.5km of print collections will be rehoused in the state of the art Western Campus Store.

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Essential maintenance affecting Library services

Published: Tuesday 17 February 2015

Library Services will be unavailable between 8am - 11am on Thursday 19 February 2015 due to essential maintenance.

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Books You Need

Published: Tuesday 10 February 2015

Are we missing something...? Suggest a book and the Library will buy it (11-25 February).

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Academic skills workshops

Published: Tuesday 27 January 2015

Skills@Library's programme of free sessions for semester 2 are available to book onto now.

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The Final Chapter

Published: Tuesday 13 January 2015

Dissertation help and advice - if you're just beginning, working on your literature review, writing up or referencing

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24-hour opening 11-22 January

Published: Wednesday 7 January 2015

Edward Boyle Library open 24/7 over the exam period.

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Get ready for exams

Published: Wednesday 7 January 2015

See the Skills@Library exams webpage to help you prepare for your exams

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The secret life of Arthur Ransome

Published: Tuesday 6 January 2015

Lunchtime talk at the Brotherton Library (24 April)

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Dialect in the museum

Published: Monday 5 January 2015

Lunchtime talk at Leeds Town Hall (13 Feb) and the Brotherton Library (27 Feb)

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Histories of theatre in Leeds and West Yorkshire: playbills, programmes and archives

Published: Monday 22 December 2014

Lunchtime talk at Leeds Central Library (15 Jan) and the Brotherton Library (29 Jan)

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Christmas Library services

Published: Friday 5 December 2014

Opening hours, borrowing books and services available over the vacation.

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Lunchtime talks: December 2014

Published: Sunday 30 November 2014

Silent Night, 1914: Christmas during the First World War

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Essential maintenance affecting Library services, Tuesday 2 December

Published: Friday 28 November 2014

Some Library services will not be available between 9am and 10am

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Lunchtime talks November 2014

Published: Monday 10 November 2014

Tony Harrison: war correspondent

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EndNote uncovered

Published: Sunday 9 November 2014

Find out how EndNote can help you manage your references, add citations and create reference lists.

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Please help us to improve the Researcher@Library webpages

Published: Friday 7 November 2014

We are currently reviewing the Researcher@Library webpages, and need your views to help us improve it.

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What’s Special now revealed

Published: Wednesday 5 November 2014

Internationally important manuscripts, archives and books are revealed with a new search facility for the Library’s Special Collections.

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Library RAG Donation

Published: Friday 31 October 2014

Once again the Library is pleased to be supporting Leeds RAG with a direct donation this year of £2000.

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Tyke: uncovered and online

Published: Friday 31 October 2014

RAG magazine covers have been digitised to coincide with RAG week.

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We want to improve. Can you help?

Published: Thursday 23 October 2014

Can you spare 30 minutes to be a volunteer on our web testing panel?

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Shouldn't enough be enough?

Published: Wednesday 15 October 2014

Come to a short film showing on 11 November at 5pm in the Edward Boyle Library Conference Room.

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5 things you never knew about open access at Leeds

Published: Tuesday 14 October 2014

To mark Open Access Week (20-26 October) here are five things you never knew about open access publishing at Leeds, drawn from our institutional repository, White Rose Research Online.

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New Special Collections search available!

Published: Tuesday 7 October 2014

Try the beta version and tell us what you think

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HLF bid success!

Published: Tuesday 30 September 2014

Treasures to go public with the help of a Heritage Lottery Fund grant

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Town Hall Talks: October 2014

Published: Monday 29 September 2014

The secrets of early printed books: Lord Brotherton’s incunabula revealed

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Open Access for the Humanities

Published: Tuesday 23 September 2014

Join us at a publisher roadshow in the library on Wednesday 15 October

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Light Night in the Library

Published: Monday 22 September 2014

Performances, exhibits and music inspired by our WW1 personal archives

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Academic skills workshops

Published: Monday 22 September 2014

Skills@Library's programme of free sessions for semester 1 are available to book onto now.

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Welcome back!

Published: Monday 15 September 2014

Find out what's changed over the summer

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Get started: Library essentials

Published: Friday 5 September 2014

If you're new on campus, find out how to make the most of our services and facilities.

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Search@Library: research made easy

Published: Wednesday 3 September 2014

Here are our top tips for getting the most out of the new Search@Library

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Laidlaw Library "topped out"

Published: Monday 1 September 2014

Important milestone in new library construction celebrated

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Untapped treasures at the M&S Archive

Published: Wednesday 27 August 2014

A unique and fascinating resource for your research

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Off to a flying start

Published: Thursday 14 August 2014

Helping new undergraduates before they arrive

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Changes to Digital Services webpages

Published: Tuesday 12 August 2014

In early September, the Digital Services webpages will be removed, and the content integrated into other parts of the Library website.

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Action week 2014

Published: Wednesday 6 August 2014

Special Collections closed 18-23 August

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New digitising partnership with Wellcome Library

Published: Thursday 31 July 2014

Historic books from the 19th century will be digitised for the UK Medical Heritage Library

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Portico Brotherton Poetry Prize

Published: Friday 25 July 2014

There's still time to submit your poem on the theme of Conflict and Community.

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It's a small world...

Published: Monday 21 July 2014

...but our maps and atlases resources are huge

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Want to visit other libraries?

Published: Tuesday 15 July 2014

Use SCONUL Access to discover other university libraries this vacation

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New Search@Library now available

Published: Thursday 19 June 2014

Search@Library makes research easy. Try it and find what you've been missing!

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Green excellence award

Published: Wednesday 18 June 2014

The Library is awarded the prestigious Green Impact "Excellence Award" for improving sustainability

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Data management planning clinic

Published: Tuesday 10 June 2014

Drop in to a data management clinic on Tuesday 17 June, where University advisors will answer your questions

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Martin Froy and the figurative tradition

Published: Thursday 5 June 2014

Sixty years on, the pioneering painter returns to Leeds with a new exhibition at the Gallery

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Search@Library survey: the results are in!

Published: Wednesday 4 June 2014

Find out what will change as a result of your feedback, and congratulations to our prize draw winners.

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Get ready for exams

Published: Tuesday 13 May 2014

See the Skills@Library exams webpage to help you prepare for and sit your exams

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First Folio for all now online

Published: Friday 9 May 2014

The digitised Shakespeare First Folio was launched on Monday 12 May

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24-hour opening

Published: Wednesday 23 April 2014

Edward Boyle Library open 24/7 over the exam period

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M&S joins the Archives Hub

Published: Wednesday 23 April 2014

M&S Company Archive joins Special Collections in the prestigious Archives Hub

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Data management planning clinic

Published: Wednesday 23 April 2014

Drop in to a data management clinic on Wednesday 14 May, where University advisors will answer your questions

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Easter Library services

Published: Wednesday 16 April 2014

Online services and support over the vacation

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Shape the new Search@Library

Published: Tuesday 15 April 2014

There's a big change coming to how you search for information. Please help by giving your feedback and win £50.

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Slow down or you'll miss it!

Published: Monday 7 April 2014

Take time to enjoy art on Slow Art Day

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White Rose opens access to research

Published: Monday 31 March 2014

University's open access repository grows by 50% in 2013

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Want to visit other libraries?

Published: Monday 31 March 2014

Use SCONUL Access to discover other university libraries this vacation

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Science fiction in focus

Published: Tuesday 25 March 2014

Saturday event to show rare editions of SF classics

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Avoid fines this Easter

Published: Friday 21 March 2014

Read our quick ways to avoid fines this vacation

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New Sustainability Area

Published: Thursday 13 March 2014

Find out more on level 8 of the Edward Boyle Library

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New Sustainability Area and Fair

Published: Tuesday 4 March 2014

Come to the launch and Sustainability Fair: 12 March, 12-3pm in EBL

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Library survey results

Published: Thursday 27 February 2014

Find out the results of our survey of staff and students

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World Book Day 6 March

Published: Monday 17 February 2014

How will you celebrate this year’s World Book Day?

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When shall I see you again?

Published: Friday 14 February 2014

WWI Valentine's love letter from a French woman to an English Tommy found in Liddle Collection

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Essential maintenance affecting Library services on Monday 10 February 2014

Published: Wednesday 5 February 2014

The Library Catalogue and online services will be unavailable from 3pm for approximately one hour.

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Library delivers Customer Service Excellence

Published: Tuesday 28 January 2014

Award recognises "pride and passion to put the customer first"

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Academic skills workshops - Jan 2014

Published: Friday 24 January 2014

Book your place now for semester 2 sessions

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Alfred Drury and the New Sculpture

Published: Friday 24 January 2014

City Square sculptor comes to the University

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24-hour opening

Published: Sunday 5 January 2014

Edward Boyle Library open 24/7 over the exam period

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Town Hall Talks: February 2014

Published: Monday 23 December 2013

The Yorkshire Shakespeare: first editions in the Brotherton Library

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Exam preparation

Published: Friday 20 December 2013

Be in control of your revision

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Did you know you can use other HE libraries?

Published: Friday 20 December 2013

The libraries SCONUL Access scheme - is it for you?

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Town Hall Talks: 21 March, 12.30pm

Published: Wednesday 18 December 2013

From Soviet Spies to Swallows & Amazons: the secret life of Arthur Ransome

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Town Hall Talks: January 2014

Published: Wednesday 18 December 2013

Leeds Poetry and Holocaust Memorial

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Library survey prize winner

Published: Friday 13 December 2013

LUBS student wins iPad

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Brotherton Library internet access

Published: Thursday 12 December 2013

Limited network access 14-15 December 2013

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Christmas Library services

Published: Friday 6 December 2013

Online services and support over the vacation

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Avoid holiday fines

Published: Wednesday 4 December 2013

Be prepared to return items during the vacation

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New library named

Published: Friday 29 November 2013

The Laidlaw Library is due to open in the spring of 2015.

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Researcher@Library

Published: Tuesday 26 November 2013

From birth to impact: key information for all researchers

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Bragg’s X-ray notebook

Published: Friday 15 November 2013

Birth of crystallography now online

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Town Hall Talks

Published: Monday 4 November 2013

"Art on campus", "The Hobbit in Leeds" and "Recipes of Christmas Past"...

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The Final Chapter

Published: Friday 1 November 2013

New and improved!

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Make an impact!

Published: Monday 28 October 2013

New University Publications Policy

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The Library Partnership

Published: Friday 4 October 2013

Spirit of collaboration for all!

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The Library Guide 2013

Published: Tuesday 24 September 2013

Find your way around the Library

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Welcome back!

Published: Saturday 21 September 2013

Find out what's changed over the summer

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Special Collections closure

Published: Friday 20 September 2013

Wednesday 25 September 2013

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Open Access Week 21-27 October

Published: Wednesday 11 September 2013

What are you doing to celebrate?

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Academic skills workshops - Sept 2013

Published: Monday 9 September 2013

Book your place now

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Light Night Leeds 2013

Published: Friday 6 September 2013

Ghost stories, Pablo Fanque, music in the reading room, and much, much more!

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Untapped treasures at the M&S Archive

Published: Thursday 29 August 2013

A unique and fascinating resource for your research

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Changes to referencing styles

Published: Tuesday 20 August 2013

The Library has made a number of amendments to the Leeds University Harvard and Numeric referencing styles, following consultation with students and academic staff.

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Action Week!

Published: Wednesday 7 August 2013

Special Collections closed 19-24 August

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All that glitters isn’t always gold

Published: Friday 2 August 2013

Green and gold open access research publications

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Open to all!

Published: Wednesday 10 July 2013

The Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery, open to the public, has many art treasures, including memorabilia from the Library's Special Collections

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It's a small world...

Published: Wednesday 10 July 2013

...but our maps and atlases resources are huge

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Visual pleasure

Published: Friday 28 June 2013

Illuminated Medieval manuscripts on display

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Green turns to gold

Published: Monday 10 June 2013

Library receives gold standard for green impact

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Big Bookend Festival 2013

Published: Monday 3 June 2013

Alumnus Tony Harrison headlines at festival

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Fairer fines!

Published: Friday 24 May 2013

Poll result - £2.50 a day fine for requested items

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Top satisfaction rating by international students

Published: Friday 17 May 2013

Library achieves excellent results in the International Student Barometer

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Find your space

Published: Tuesday 7 May 2013

Where will you study today?

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24-hour opening

Published: Thursday 25 April 2013

Edward Boyle Library open 24/7 over the exam period

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Through the Lens of Godfrey Bingley

Published: Wednesday 24 April 2013

Join us in recreating pictures from the past

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It's time for change

Published: Friday 19 April 2013

Loan periods, fines and reservations are changing

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Going digital

Published: Tuesday 9 April 2013

Digitised content now in one new website

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Students to benefit from Skills@Library award

Published: Tuesday 12 March 2013

University Student Education Fellowship awarded to Skills@Library advisor

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Summer exams

Published: Thursday 21 February 2013

Trial of 24-hour opening for the Edward Boyle Library

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Library wins Design Effectiveness Award

Published: Friday 15 February 2013

National recognition for our new visual identity

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Relocation of Special Collections material

Published: Friday 15 February 2013

Some items unavailable from 15 February - 8 March.

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The Final Chapter

Published: Tuesday 29 January 2013

How to succeed in your final year project

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Student feedback on referencing

Published: Tuesday 29 January 2013

Tell us your thoughts on referencing and you could win £20 of printer credits!

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Academic skills workshops - Jan 2013

Published: Monday 14 January 2013

Book your place now

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Late night opening

Published: Tuesday 8 January 2013

We're open until 2am for exam revision

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Re-visioning the Brontës

Published: Monday 7 January 2013

Celebrating the Brontës’ influence in art and popular culture

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New exhibition

Published: Thursday 13 December 2012

Surreal, mysterious landscapes by contemporary Leeds artist

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How do you want your mobile library?

Published: Tuesday 20 November 2012

Win a £100 Amazon voucher

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Good housekeeping

Published: Monday 19 November 2012

Get more from your Library record

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Shaping the future

Published: Tuesday 13 November 2012

Public consultation for new library for Woodhouse Lane

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Outstanding e-learning resources

Published: Tuesday 6 November 2012

Skills@Library wins commendation for its online tutorials

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What, no Dracula?

Published: Monday 29 October 2012

"there isn't a drop of blood in my body..."

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Searching the Library Catalogue

Published: Friday 12 October 2012

We offer two ways to search the Library Catalogue: Classic Catalogue and Search@Library

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Before you study...study!

Published: Friday 12 October 2012

Work smarter, not harder, with our study skills books

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Join the conversation

Published: Thursday 11 October 2012

"Like" us to win an e-book reader

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Sir Geoffrey Hill reads his poetry

Published: Tuesday 9 October 2012

Book your place at this special evening on Tuesday 16 October

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Academic skills workshops - Sept 2012

Published: Thursday 20 September 2012

Book your place now

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The Library Guide 2012

Published: Wednesday 19 September 2012

Get started in the Library

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Preserving scholarly texts

Published: Monday 3 September 2012

Ever wondered what librarians do in the holidays?

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Off to a flying start

Published: Wednesday 15 August 2012

Helping new undergraduates before they arrive

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Commemorating achievement

Published: Monday 13 August 2012

Your choices in the Health Sciences Library group study area

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Sharing good practices

Published: Friday 3 August 2012

Skills@Library goes stateside

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How the Olympics have changed

Published: Wednesday 25 July 2012

Exhibition reveals Olympics past and present

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Search@Library launch

Published: Wednesday 25 July 2012

Want to find journal articles in the Library Catalogue? You can, and more … with the new Search@Library

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Special Collections August closure week

Published: Thursday 19 July 2012

Special Collections is closed 20-25 August

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Take us with you - wherever you go!

Published: Monday 9 July 2012

Have you bought your Library souvenir?

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Gold for being green

Published: Tuesday 3 July 2012

Library wins gold for green action

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Searching in the rain

Published: Thursday 28 June 2012

Out and about? Get mobile with Search@Library

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How to get your article published

Published: Wednesday 27 June 2012

Book your place on the free Elsevier seminar, 4 July

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Take the Red Route tour

Published: Tuesday 26 June 2012

Final live performances 29-30 June

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Fourteen goals to none!

Published: Thursday 7 June 2012

Visit an exhibition of football related material during Euro 2012.

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A new view of the Gallery

Published: Wednesday 6 June 2012

Tell us what you think of the new Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery website

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Goodbye photocopiers, hello MFDs

Published: Friday 18 May 2012

Don't forget to use your photocopy card credit before 23 July!

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Paper Trails

Published: Monday 14 May 2012

Treasures on paper from the University Art Collection

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Simon Armitage reads his poetry

Published: Friday 4 May 2012

From Homer to Poundland - and London 2012

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Commemorating medical achievement

Published: Tuesday 1 May 2012

Help us to honour four important figures from the history of medicine

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Late Nite Library

Published: Monday 30 April 2012

We're open until 2am for exam revision

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New Undergraduate Library

Published: Monday 23 April 2012

Plans now on display in the Edward Boyle Library

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World Book Night

Published: Sunday 22 April 2012

Is your favourite among this year's chosen books?

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Help improve Researcher@Library

Published: Wednesday 18 April 2012

Win a Sony e-book reader for your feedback

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Library welcomed ALDinHE conference

Published: Monday 16 April 2012

Professionals from across the UK HE sector converged at Leeds for this year's conference.

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Skills@Library are top of the class!

Published: Friday 13 April 2012

Our Lecturer Resources win the Credo Reference Digital Award for Information Literacy

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More books please!

Published: Wednesday 28 March 2012

Tell us which reading list books you want more of.

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Home and away

Published: Friday 23 March 2012

How to access books and journals from home.

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Library Catalogue survey - win a £100 Amazon voucher

Published: Tuesday 13 March 2012

We need your help! To better meet the needs of our users, we are working to improve the Library Catalogue, the information it provides, and the way it is displayed.

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Open for business!

Published: Monday 12 March 2012

M&S Company Archive opens on Friday 16 March

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Library fines donated to RAG

Published: Friday 9 March 2012

The Library is pleased to announce that a total of £17,212 was raised during RAG week.

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FAN-tastic - Connecting girls, inspiring futures

Published: Thursday 1 March 2012

8 March is International Women's Day.

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Other Stories: Queering the University Art Collection

Published: Wednesday 29 February 2012

An exhibition exploring the experiences of the LGBT community over the past 100 years.

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1,000th ethesis goes live

Published: Wednesday 22 February 2012

We have now published 1,000 University of Leeds theses online.

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World Book Day

Published: Tuesday 14 February 2012

How will you celebrate the 15th World Book Day?

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My most dearly beloved Baby

Published: Monday 13 February 2012

For St Valentine's Day, a feature on a love letter from the Eastern front.

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Don't forget your Library card

Published: Monday 6 February 2012

From Monday 6 February we are operating a "three-strike" policy for forgotten cards.

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Charles Dickens Anniversary talk

Published: Friday 3 February 2012

Find out about Dickens' printed works and correspondence

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The Shadow Followers

Published: Monday 30 January 2012

From Kashmir to Yorkshire: Leeds artist Pip Dickens turns historic shawls into art

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National Libraries Day

Published: Monday 30 January 2012

Join Alan Bennett, Julian Barnes and Stephen Fry for a day of nationwide celebration devoted to all libraries. Liberate your library-love and prevent them from disappearing for ever!

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New year's resolution

Published: Monday 23 January 2012

Have you promised yourself you'll be better prepared in 2012? Get on the right track for semester 2 by booking onto a Skills@Library workshop.

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Scopus citation data now available

Published: Thursday 19 January 2012

Scopus - a major new citation data source - is now available at the University of Leeds.

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