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The Library: Welcome

The Discover search box below is a great place to start your research, see our Discover FAQs page for more information. Additional specialist resources are also available via your subject page.

Welcome to the Library

  • Apologies, James Graham Building and Headingley Library is closed for essential maintenance work for the rest of today (Thursday) and tomorrow (Friday). Please see social media for more information.
  • Welcome to Semester Two. If you've just joined us or are in need of a refresh our blog directs you to the support available from the Library and Student Services.
  • If you are an international student you have been automatically enrolled onto the International Students' Academic Introduction module. This FAQ tells you how to access it.
  • Sheila Silver Library at City Campus, and Headingley Library in James Graham Building are open  24/7.
  • Staff are on campus 09:00 - 19:00 Monday - Friday and 11:00 - 17:00 Saturday - Sunday. 24/7 library and student IT advice is available by phone and chat plus email during the day - see our Contact Us page.
  • Our Skills for Learning workshops are now running for Semester Two. They include sessions on essay writing, dissertations, using SPSS and English as an Additional Language. 
  • You can access Library resources online via Discover and our Resources web pages as well as reading lists and modules via MyBeckett. Don't forget to reserve a book if you need it. 

Updated 2 February 2023

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