An outstanding library
The University of Sheffield Library is one of the outstanding academic research libraries in the UK. It attracts students, researchers, and visitors from all over the world.
A place of possibility
We are a Russell Group university library with an innovative approach to learning spaces and service delivery. Whether you want to share knowledge or study silently, there’s a place in the Library for everyone.
Special Collections is home to a rich and diverse range of rare books, archives, manuscripts, photographs, and artefacts. It’s a unique resource of primary source material which supports learning and research across our University.
Become a member
We welcome a wide variety of users to the Library including Alumni, members of SCONUL, NHS staff, and the wider public.
Welcoming and inclusive
We offer a wide range of services to enable and support your use of the Library, ensuring the same experience for everyone. We’re proud of our commitment to be a welcoming and inclusive place to study, research, or simply visit.