Leeds Beckett Repository Accessibility Statement

Leeds Beckett Repository is committed to providing a resource that is accessible to the widest possible audience, regardless of background, technology, or ability.

We acknowledge that at this time that the content displayed on the site may not be accessible to everyone and gradual changes are being made to address this issue.

Currently the website is under review to assess the level of accessibility for users in order to make changes that will adhere to web accessibility guidelines and standards. We hope that by making informed changes we will improve the accessibility for a wider range of people, including those with disabilities, and generally improve overall usability.


Leeds Beckett Repository is an online collection of research outputs mainly created by Leeds Beckett Academic authors and sometimes in collaboration with colleagues from other institutions.

The range of materials within the repository are categorised into the following types:

  • Article
  • Knowledge Exchange & Impact
  • Book Section
  • Monograph
  • Conference or Workshop Item
  • Book
  • Thesis
  • Software
  • Patent
  • Artefact
  • Show/Exhibition
  • Composition
  • Performance
  • Image
  • Video
  • Audio
  • Dataset
  • Experiment
  • Teaching Resource
  • Other

File formats are various and are selected in conjunction with what is suitable for the material type; however, for the majority of text based items these will be in PDF format.

Researchers/users wishing to request accessible versions of video, audio, or PDF resources may email openaccess@leedsbeckett.ac.uk with their enquiry. Please provide details of the item you would like to access, including the repository record link for the specific item.

If you have any further comments to make with regards to improvements/suggestions, or just general enquiries please do not hesitate to contact us.

(N.B. This is a working document and amendments will be made when appropriate).

To view the web accessibility statement for Leeds Beckett University, please use the following link: http://www.leedsbeckett.ac.uk/accessibility/