The libraries at Blenheim Walk and Vernon Street provide a range of physical and online study resources.

Library Spaces

The library provides a variety of study spaces, as well as access to photocopiers, scanners and computers. Higher education students can also book study rooms for individual and group study, or to view the special collections. To make a booking, please visit Connect2.

Physical Collection

Both libraries hold a wide range of physical books, print journals and DVDs available to all students and staff with the option to transfer resources between campuses. To browse the collection and manage your library account, login to the library catalogue management system Liberty.

Online Resources

The library provides you with free access to valuable online resources. Alongside eBooks and online journals and magazines, online resources also include digital media collections, searchable image and video databases, specialist article databases, TV, radio and film streaming services, trend forecasting and analytic platforms and more. To view our online resources visit Online Resources A-Z on eStudio.


The archive preserves the history of Leeds Arts University, which has roots dating back to 1846. It records the changes in institutional organisation, adaptations of the curriculum, and evolution of the student body. It also includes examples of past student work. If you would like to learn more about the university archive, please send your enquiry to 

Subject Guides

Our subject guide pages bring together information to support research and learning and they are tailored to each individual course offered by Leeds Arts University. They include useful links, research guides and recommended reading lists curated by library staff. Browse the Subject Guide pages via eStudio. 

Journals and Publication Finder

Blenheim Walk and Vernon Street libraries hold a wide range of journals and magazines, both print and digital. Current print issues can be found at Blenheim Walk library. Online journals and magazines can be searched and read via the Publication Finder on the library catalogue. 

Accessing our Online Resources

When accessing online resources, you will be prompted to log in using your staff or student email and password. If you need any help please contact: