Welcome to the University Library

Our Library. Our Information Future.

Introduction to the Library

A very warm welcome to the University Library. Knowing how to use the library and what facilities and services are available can help you prepare for the year ahead. Get started with our introduction video.


Unlock the Library

Can you unlock the library? Try your hand at the library escape game (in a box). Fastest escape earns first place on the leaderboard and vouchers! Visit Library Connect in The Diamond.

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Outstanding results

92% satisfaction for University of Sheffield Library Services. Thanks to our students for your recognition and support.

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The Library's place is at the centre of the student learning experience.

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The University's research has a global reputation which is strengthened by a world class research library.

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The Library is investing in partnerships with our academic and professional colleagues.

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