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No.1 for Library Services in the Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2017

Visit the British Library in Yorkshire

We provide a free minibus service to The British Library Boston Spa on the first Tuesday of every month.

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Information Commons Summer Makeover

Ten years on and more than 13 million visitors later, our Information Commons is getting a makeover! In response to your feedback through The National Student Survey 2016, the IC will be refurbished this summer.

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University of Sheffield rises in QS World University Rankings top 100

Our position has risen in the latest QS World University Rankings. We're in the top 100 as a result of our excellent teaching, outstanding research and international reputation.

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Study

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

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Study

Research

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

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Research

Teach

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

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Teach