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How to search for information

There is a Finding Information page on Skills for Learning which tells you about different types of sources and how to search them. It explains what searching techniques there are so that you can find the most relevant information for your needs. It also has tips on saving results and how to evaluate your sources. 

Collections of dissertations and theses

Within Leeds Beckett

You can search the University repository for past Leeds Beckett research.

The Library also has some hard copies of old dissertations and theses. You can consult these to see how previous students conducted and presented their work.

Search on Discover for dissertations and theses held in the Library:

Help from the Library

  • Book an appointment with your Librarians who can help you find resources including journal articles, statistics and more.
  • Use the Skills for Learning website for step-by-step guidance on how to plan and manage your workload, and how to structure your dissertation. The Finding Information and Literature Reviews sections will be particularly useful to you. 
  • Have a look at the Skills for Learning workshops and drop-ins you could attend.
  • Look at the Discover FAQs to get the most out of using this resource.
  • Apply for interlibrary loans for any books or articles you'd like to read that we don't have at Leeds Beckett.
  • Join SCONUL Access to visit other university libraries to look at their print books or journals.

Books to help with your dissertation

Search Discover for other books to help you write your dissertation: