What Library information do PhD or other research degree students need to know?

Your Library is here for you 24/7, every day of the year.

Please see the Library website homepage for current service availability. 

You can:

  • Start your research with resources selected by your Academic Librarian, available in your online subject guide on the Library website.
  • Borrow 30 resources for 52 weeks unless they are requested by another user.
  • Use the Discover search tool for fast and easy access to our resources.
  • Access over 200,000 electronic resources on and off-campus.
  • Borrow from over 300,000 books and multi-media resources.
  • Keep up-to-date professionally via market-leading databases.
  • Access your modules, email, results, reading lists and more via MyBeckett.
  • Borrow a laptop to use in the Library, connect your own device to eduroam Wi-Fi and get 24/7 IT advice by phone.
  • Download Microsoft Office 365 for free on up to five devices and save your work via OneDrive with 1TB of storage.
  • Discover research from across the world with online access to theses.
  • Sign up for postal loans for distance learners.
  • Book on a Skills for Learning workshop or webinar or make use of our online resources for research skills and professional development.
  • Use the Interlibrary Loans Service in addition to Leeds Beckett Library resources.
  • Study in the Postgraduate Research Room in Sheila Silver Library, City Campus or Silent Study at Headingley.

See our website for full information on all our services.

You can access recordings of past sessions from the University's Research Training Programme in the Research Training Programme module in MyBeckett. You can also book onto future research training sessions.

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