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Reading List Toolkit (Broaden My Bookshelf): Broaden My Bookshelf books

Toolkit to help academics diversify reading lists




These books and ebooks are all by BAME (Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic) or LGBT authors. Most of these were bought as part of the Library and Student Union's Broaden my Bookshelf project. Here is a link to the full collection of 700+ Broaden my Bookshelf books. It includes both print and eBook, fiction and non-fiction. There is a Search box on the Collection page so you can search within it by keywork or subject or author.

Broaden My Bookshelf - Collection Discovery (Fiction & Non-fiction, books & eBooks)

You can also use the index on the right to navigate to some books in the subject area you're interested in. Please let us know at if you come across other books which we already have in the Library which you think should be included in this guide.

Also, please suggest more books for purchase using our online form.

How do I recommend titles for Broaden My Bookshelf?

Broaden My Bookshelf QR Code Stickers

Look out for QR codes with the Broaden My Bookshelf logo on books across the Library, in subject areas and HudReads.

Simply scan the QR code with a free QR reader to be taken straight into our BMB Recommendation form to help contribute to our ongoing project.

Broaden My Bookshelf Books

Visit these links below for a sneak peak at the types of titles and authors we have introduced to our collection to improve diversity and representation.

For a full look at all Broaden My Bookshelf titles, please use the Collection Discovery link in the box to the left of the screen.

SU Broaden My Bookshelf Videos