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Library updates for summer 2023
Information on vacation loans over the summer, and advice for final year students on library access.
Membership offer for Refugees and Asylum Seekers
The University of Sheffield Library is happy to offer membership to refugees and asylum seekers.
Heritage textile to be installed back into Western Bank Library
The Graduation textile heritage artwork was reinstalled in Western Bank Library Thursday 6th April 2023.
‘Fighting the academic machine’: active reading in the Information Commons
An exhibition in the Information Commons focuses on students’ experience of academic reading, identified through Dr Will Mason’s research with second year students.
Special Collections and Archives: Women's History Month
To celebrate Women’s History Month here in the University of Sheffield Special Collections and Archives, we have highlighted a few stories of different women included across the collections.
Showcasing student work at the Information Commons - Materials Selection and Fracture Mechanics
An exhibition on Level 1 in the Information Commons highlighted artefacts and posters from the Materials Selection and Fracture Mechanics module.
The University Library joins the Open Education Network
We've become the first UK institution to join the Open Education Network (OEN) that advances the use of open educational resources and practices.
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