Visiting other libraries

Make the most of your status as a member of the University of Sheffield and use it to get access to other research collections around the UK.

SCONUL Access scheme

SCONUL Access is a reciprocal scheme allowing students to borrow and use print material from other university libraries.

Learn more about SCONUL Access scheme

British Library at Boston Spa

Register for a British Library Reader pass and take advantage of the Library’s free monthly minibus to the British Library at Boston Spa. Explore its vast collections of books, journals, and conference papers.

Find out more (University login required)

British Library doctoral open days

Postgraduate research students can benefit from special events organised by the British Library. Running regularly throughout the year they take place in London or Boston Spa.

Learn about the open days

White Rose Libraries scheme

Sheffield, Leeds and York Universities offer a White Rose reciprocal access scheme, giving doctoral researchers the same borrowing rights as students from the home institution.

Find more information about the scheme