Western Bank Library

Building Improvements in Progress

Work is now underway to improve the heating, cooling and air quality in Western Bank Library. This will provide a more comfortable environment for students and staff.

The following services are available via the main entrance (Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm):

  • Self-service book returns
  • Collection of requested items
  • Access to browse research collections (appointment only - please contact a member of our Faculty Engagement Team)
  • Library information and advisory services.

Reading spaces will be unavailable until October. Alternative spaces are available in the Information Commons, The Diamond and the Health Sciences Library. Further details about the project and FAQs can be found here.

For more information about Library services, please contact Library Help.

University of Sheffield,
Western Bank,
Sheffield, S10 2TN
Tel. (0114) 222-7296
Enquiries (0114) 222-7200
Email: library@sheffield.ac.uk

Planning your visit

Western Bank Library


Opening hours

Access and evacuation

Level 5/6 floor plan

Level 4 floor plan

Level 3 floor plan

Level 2 floor plan

Level 1 floor plan

Site-specific resources

Main Hall in Western Bank Library


Map Collections

Special Collections

National Fairground and Circus Archive

Exhibition Gallery

Sheffield Authors Showcase

Library information

Western Bank Library Reading Room


Library Top 10 Tips

Library services for visitors

Customers with additional support requirements (Inclusive Learning)