Information for students

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Your Library Essentials - a quick guide for students

Your Library Essentials guide tells you what you need to know about using the Library. Your Library provides access to the reading for your modules, spaces to study, support with your Research Skills and Critical Thinking and help when you need it.

Researching and Critical Thinking in the Library

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Research and critical thinking is a core component of the My Learning section of the Sheffield Graduate Attributes. The Library is here for you as you undertake your research projects and dissertations.

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Library Guide for Dissertations and Independent Research Projects

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Research Skills - Creating

Research Skills - Disseminating

Library Support


Tel: 0114 222 7200 (external), 27200 (internal)

Chat: get in touch during Library Help opening hours using our online chat service.

Our Frequently Asked Questions provide quick up to date answers to many of your library questions, particularly outside of our staffed hours.