Graduation week is here – congratulations!

The Offsite team would like to send their warmest congratulations to all those Leeds Beckett University students who are due to graduate this week.

If you are visiting the University campus for the graduation ceremony we hope that you, and your family and friends, enjoy your extra-special day which marks the culmination of your academic achievements.

Best wishes to all and good luck for the future.

Check out the great photos from our graduation ceremonies that have started to appear on Facebook and on the Library Twitter feed @BeckettLibrary.

You can also find the latest news, images, videos and social media content on the Graduation 2017 – LIVE web pages.

Looking forward to Graduation!

Graduations are next week (24th-28th July) and hopefully some of you based off-campus will be coming to Leeds to attend your ceremony and visit our magnificent Headingley Campus (pictured).

The graduation team have compiled a useful list of things that you need to do before your graduation which can be found here. This includes information about what will happen to your Leeds Beckett student email account after graduation and also what to do if you if you have any outstanding library books . They have also provided information about what to expect on the day and useful tips about your graduation ceremony, these are available here. Look out for members of the library team who will be working as ushers on the day!

Skills for Learning – summer support

Although we are now a few weeks into the summer vacation there’s still lots of help available from the Skills for Learning team.

They have recorded some of the workshops from last year so you can revisit key topics, or visit them for the first time, including critical thinking, literature reviews, presentation skills and reflective writing. Or why not listen on the go to one of the podcasts to develop your academic communication or research skills?

The Skills for Learning website has hundreds of pages of resources on topics as diverse as problem solving, fractions, sampling, and workplace learning. Plus the Little Books series which you can download from the Library with titles including the Little Book of Time Management and the indispensable Quote Unquote guide to Harvard referencing.

If you have any questions or need any support over the summer please contact the Offsite team, we are here to help you.

And don’t forget you can come and join us on the Leeds Beckett Distance Learning Community – you will find updates, information, guidance, hints and tips and more.

Leeds Beckett Distance Learning Community is a place for all Leeds Beckett distance learning students, across all courses, to chat to each other and to ask questions to the Distance Learning Unit.

Sign up here to become part of the community.

Need to catch up with some studying over the summer?

The Library at Leeds Beckett is still open during the vacation if you need to contact us, or visit us if you live locally. The Offsite team is also here, ready and waiting for your queries.

You can still access uni work on your P: drive via the Files tab in MyBeckett and use Discover for fast and easy searching of our books and journals.

You can visit other university libraries nearer to your home too, via the SCONUL Access Scheme. Remember to take your Leeds Beckett student card with you.

If you want a change from studying, why not take a look at our School’s Out! Pinterest board or catch some summer tunes on our Summer Spotify playlist.

Please remember to cancel any holds you no longer need so that others can use the items, and renew your books until the next academic year.

If you need any help, please do contact Offsite, we’d love to hear from you.

Have a wonderful time, however you spend the summer!

Summer reading

If you’re having a break between modules why not check out our Summer ebook reading.

Did you know that the Library has a wide selection of fiction for you to choose from, browse the Library Catalogue for titles.

Find these and more summer activities on Key Library Resources.

Or wherever you are relax and listen to our Schools Out for Summer playlist!

 

 

 

 

 

The Offsite team are here to help you all year round so if you have any questions please contact us. Its business as usual for us through the Summer months and we would love to hear from you.  Find our contact details here.

MyBeckett Upgrade!

MyBeckett will be unavailable 22:00 Monday 31st July – 17.00 Friday 4th August due to the annual MyBeckett upgrade.

Apologies for any inconvenience caused by this essential downtime period. Thank you.

If you have any questions please contact the Offsite team who will be happy to help you.

We will keep you up to date and if you haven’t already joined the Leeds Beckett Distance Learning Community please come and join us – you will find updates, information, guidance, hints and tips and more.

Leeds Beckett Distance Learning Community is a place for all Leeds Beckett distance learning students, across all courses, to chat to each other and to ask questions to the Distance Learning Unit.

Sign up here to become part of the community.

 

Finding the latest online resources

Discover the latest ebooks and ejournals for your study.

You’ll find this information under the Library tab in MyBeckett under Resources or on the Library homepage under Resources.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Did you know that every month a large number of free titles are added to the ejournals collection as well as additional sources of existing titles.

Collections added/updated can be found on Pressreader.

Also check out your subject support pages for relevant resources online.

 

 

 

 

Please do not hesitate to contact the Offsite team with any questions, we are here to help you.