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Request a book service

Staff and students can request new academic books for the Library to buy.

This service is only for books needed for individual study/research or to diversify the Library collection.

Check out the Request a book page to find out more.

Discover books and eBooks

Useful class numbers

A class number (or class mark) is the numbers and letters on the spine of a book, showing where to find it in the Library.

Once you know the class number of a topic, you can use it to find other relevant resources.

Class number Subject
006.5 Digital audio
006.7 Multimedia systems
006.8 Virtual reality
006.696 Computer animation (Autodesk, Maya)
070 News media and journalism
174.907 Journalism ethics
302.23 Media theory
621.3893 Digital audio engineering
658.872 Digital marketing
741.2 Drawing techniques
741.6 Graphic design
770 Photography
775 Digital photography
776 Digital art (Photoshop)
777.53 Sound editing
777.55 Film editing & post-production
794.8 Video games

Accessing books and eBooks

Further information on accessing books and eBooks:

Finding books in other libraries

Interlibrary Loans

  • Final year undergraduates, postgraduate students and staff can borrow books and access journal articles not held by Leeds Beckett via our Interlibrary Loans service.

Library Hub Discover

  • Provides free access to details of materials held in over 180 UK national, academic and specialist libraries. 

Visit other libraries

  • Students and staff can use other UK libraries through the SCONUL Access scheme, or by visiting the British Library reading room at Boston Spa.

Leeds Libraries

  • If you live in Leeds you can join Leeds Libraries for free and borrow books from public libraries across the city.