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The Library

International Students

Coronavirus Arrangements

Both Library buildings are closed until further notice.

  • Library and IT advice is available 24/7 every day – by phone (0113) 812 1000 or chat (via
  • You can also email us 08:30 – 16:30 Monday – Friday.
  • If you need support from Your Academic Librarian or Skills for Learning online advice and appointments are available through Get Help.
  • You can find information via thousands of electronic resources; we’re adding new resources from publishers to our Databases A-Z list and you can request new eBooks.
  • Our web pages also have lots of information including what to do if you need to reset your password.
  • Please don't worry about returning books at the moment; we'll let you know what the plans are for this at the end of the academic year
  • Check out the Library website for full details of all our services and follow us on Twitter (@BeckettLibrary) to keep up to date with the latest Library news.
  • Our Coronavirus page lists the availability of our key services.


Welcome to the Leeds Beckett Library web page for international students.  

  • Our Libraries at Headingley and City Campus (Sheila Silver Library) are open 24/7 every day of the year.
  • You need your Campus Card to use our services and resources. You receive this when you enrol.
  • Print books, journals and newspapers are Open Access. We also have approximately 200,000 electronic resources you can access on or off-campus.
  • Each course has an Academic Librarian to support you while you study.  Please see your relevant subject support guide.

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Study Skills software

There is a range of assistive software available in the Library for all students to use such as Read & Write (texthelp).

Find out how this software can help with your studies.

Information, including tutorials and guides, is available under Student IT Support, Assistive software.