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Our world-class library

Welcome to The University of Sheffield Library. We're here for you. We provide access to an extensive digital and physical collection, flexible and varied study spaces to suit all modes of…

From  Gary Marsh on May 26th, 2020 0 likes 217 plays 0  

Getting started at the University of Sheffield Library (2020-21)

Welcome to the University of Sheffield Library, we're here for you. This video will introduce you to getting started at The University of Sheffield Library. If you have any questions, or…

From  Vicky Grant on September 10th, 2019 0 likes 3,970 plays 0  

Sheffield Authors Showcase - Ronald Illingworth - The Normal Child

Hear from some of those who have been inspired by Ronald Illingworth's influential book "The Normal Child". Born in Harrogate in 1909, Ronald Stanley Illingworth was a pioneer in…

From  Jesse Armstrong on April 25th, 2019 0 likes 127 plays 0  

Library Help Week - Kate

Meet Kate, one of our friendly team within The University of Sheffield Library.

From  Jesse Armstrong on March 27th, 2019 0 likes 38 plays 0  

Celebrating BAME with titles

The University of Sheffield Library asked students and staff to nominate books by BAME authors or with BAME themes which have inspired them. Have you been inspired by a particular book or author?…

From  Jesse Armstrong on March 8th, 2019 0 likes 29 plays 0  

Introduction to #ReadingForDiversity

The #ReadingForDiversity campaign invites staff, students and the wider community to get involved in a conversation about reading for diversity. Students and staff will nominate a book based around a…

From  Jesse Armstrong on February 4th, 2019 0 likes 13 plays 0  

ReadingForDiversity - LGBT History Month

As part of LGBT+ History Month, some of our staff and students have nominated books either by LGBT+ authors, or with an LGBT+ theme. Have you been inspired by a particular book or author? Share your…

From  Jesse Armstrong on February 4th, 2019 0 likes 31 plays 0  

Have your say... The Library Survey 2018

As we plan for the future of library services and library buildings, it is very important that we understand your perceptions and expectations. Comments from previous surveys have really made a…

From  Jesse Armstrong on November 20th, 2018 0 likes 15 plays 0  

Wendy Michallat - 320 Rue St Jacques

In November 1939 Madeleine Blaess, a French-born, British-raised student, set off for Paris to study for a doctorate in Medieval French literature at the Sorbonne. In June 1940, the German invasion…

From  Jesse Armstrong on November 14th, 2018 0 likes 87 plays 0  

The Pop-up Library

An introduction to the Pop-up Library. For more information, or to request a Pop-up Library in your department, please contact Verity Herbert: v.herbert@sheffield.ac.uk

From  Jesse Armstrong on October 15th, 2018 0 likes 260 plays 0  

Sheffield Authors Showcase launch event

The Sheffield Authors Showcase launched on 11th September, 2018 in Western Bank Library. This video features short speeches by Anne Horn, Director of Library Services & University Librarian;…

From  Jesse Armstrong on September 18th, 2018 0 likes 101 plays 0  

Using StarPlus

Last reviewed: April 2021 Review due: Summer 2021StarPlus is the University Library's discovery system. Use StarPlus to check whether the Library holds a specific item or to discover…

From  Vicky Grant on September 11th, 2018 2 likes 10,826 plays 0  

The Diamond - Student journeys

A brief video outlining students interactions within the interdisciplinary spaces of The Diamond.

From  Jesse Armstrong on February 15th, 2018 0 likes 337 plays 0