Health Sciences Library

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Health Sciences Library

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The Health Sciences Library serves the staff and students of the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health and staff of the NHS in Sheffield. Its collections cover medicine, dentistry, nursing and midwifery.


Health Sciences Library, Royal Hallamshire Hospital

University of Sheffield
Beech Hill Road
Sheffield
S10 2RX

Telephone: +44 114 222 7335
Sheffield Teaching Hospitals internal telephone: 827335

Enquiries: +44114 222 7200
Email: library@sheffield.ac.uk

Opening hours

Monday–Friday, 9am–7pm.

Saturday–Sunday, 12pm–6pm.

Planning your visit

Book a study space

Find a PC

How many people are currently there?

Learn about access and evacuation

Download a floor plan (PDF, 302KB)


Site-specific resources

Information for NHS staff

Medicine, Dentistry and Health Liaison


Library information

Customers with additional support requirements (Inclusive Learning)

Library services for visitors


Planning your visit

Find a PC

Learn about access and evacuation

Download a floor plan (PDF, 1.80MB)


Site-specific resources

Information for NHS staff

Medicine, Dentistry and Health Liaison


General Information

Customers with additional support requirements (inclusive learning)

Library services for visitors


National Library of Medicine (NLM) classification scheme

QS Human anatomy
QT Physiology
QU Biochemistry
QV Pharmacology
QW Microbiology and immunology
QX Parasitology
QY Clinical pathology
QZ Pathology
W Medical profession (including education)
WA Public health and health administration
WB Medicine general
WC Infectious diseases, AIDS
WD Deficiency and metabolic diseases, allergy, aerospace medicine
WE Musculoskeletal system
WF Respiratory system
WG Cardiovascular system
WH Haemic and lymphatic systems
WI Gastrointestinal system
WJ Urogenital system
WK Endocrine system
WL Nervous system
WM Psychiatry
WN Radiology and medical imaging
WO Surgery
WP Gynaecology
WQ Obstetrics
WR Dermatology
WS Paediatrics
WT Geriatrics and chronic disease
WU Dentistry and oral surgery
WV Otorhinolaryngology
WW Ophthalmology
WX Hospitals and other health facilities
WY Nursing
WZ History of medicine

Ask a question

Email: library@sheffield.ac.uk

Phone: +44 114 222 7200