Customers with additional support requirements
What does the Library offer?
We are keen to enable all students to have equal access to Library resources. All staff are happy to offer assistance, while additional support staff at each of the library sites can help and advise you.
Below is a list of the areas in which we offer support:
Visiting the Libraries
Borrowing Library Items
Photocopying and Printing
Assistive Technology and Equipment
“The University is committed to treating all people with dignity and respect equally, irrespective of any of the “Protected Characteristics” as defined by the Equality Act 2010. The protected characteristics are age, disability including mental health, gender re-assignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.”
(University Council Statement on Equality of Opportunity and Diversity, updated 2 May 2013)
As an important department in the University, the Library seeks to ensure that it complies with the statement above in all areas of its operations, through good practice, anticipation and reasonable adjustments.
The University of Sheffield Library is a member of the Open Rose Group, "opening up access for disabled users of Academic Libraries in Yorkshire".
If you would like any of the information provided on these Library web pages in an alternative format, require further details or wish to comment on any aspect of the support for disabled and dyslexic customers, please contact us by: