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Xmas Holidays, Thesis Submission and January Elevenses

Xmas Holidays

This is our last blog post before the Xmas Holidays.

Remember that there will be no research librarians available during the University Closure days - from 12noon on Thursday 22nd December until we return on Tuesday 3rd January.

If you need to see a research librarian before Xmas then you will need to make a morning appointment with Selina by emailing librarians@le.ac.uk

The library building will still be open on some days over Xmas - check the opening hours.

Thesis Submission

If you wish to be included in the January graduation ceremony you must have submitted an eThesis and completed/signed Final Submission Form to the Library, along with a copy of your bound thesis or confirmation that your bound thesis will be delivered to us by Print Services in the New Year.

All theses submitted during the closed period will be confirmed with the Graduate School Office on 3rd January 2017 and will be eligible for the January ceremony.

For more information on submitting see the Graduate School Submission Guidelines


January Elevenses

We will be once again running our Researcher Elevenses in January. Thirty minute talks on topics of interest to researchers. You can come along in person or join us online via the webinar.

The dates and topics for January 2017 are:

What can Library Research Services do for you?

11th January at 11am

Webinar link: https://connect.le.ac.uk/researchservices/

Media Resources for Research

18th January at 11am

Webinar link: https://connect.le.ac.uk/media/

Using Metrics Responsibly

25th January at 11am

Webinar link: https://connect.le.ac.uk/metrics/

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