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Free books, journals and resources
Publishers and Content Providers have joined forces to provide free temporary access to a range of their resources in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Covid-19 Library Advice
The David Wilson Library building remains closed, in line with the government’s lockdown guidance. However, we continue to provide many of our services digitally, including access to eBooks, eJournals and databases. The Library’s email enquiry services remains open and you can book a 1-2-1 virtual support session with a librarian, research consultant or an academic skills advisor. To find out more email us on, visit library help and follow us on twitter @UoLDWL. Our re-opening plans are under constant review and further updates will be posted here.
Free Resources on COVID-19
Publishers and Providers have made the following resources freely available for the next few months due to the ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic to support the ongoing education and research activity in Higher Education.These are listed below.
Looking at war memorials
Our current exhibition is curated by Elizabeth Blood, a PhD student in the School of History, Politics and International Relations. The exhibition draws on Elizabeth's research into death, commemoration, heritage and local First World War memorials and features objects, photographs, and documents from her own collection and our Archives and Special Collections.
Read at Leicester Website Launch
The Library has a brand-new website dedicated to all things Read at Leicester.

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