Answered By: Your Library Team
Last Updated: Aug 28, 2018     Views: 222

Access to our online resources is primarily for registered staff, researchers and students only.

External Borrowers and Readers, Alumni and STH users can access many of the electronic journals from the University's portfolio via dedicated computers based in Western Bank Library and the Health Sciences Libraries. 

To register as an authorised walk-in user you must sign and agree to the code of practice; forms are available at the above sites. You may also be required to provide proof of ID and membership of the University of Sheffield library. 

For freely available eResources, see links below:

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If you have any queries about our electronic resources (databases, e-journals or e-books), please contact us.

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  • Check if the electronic resource offers full-text or abstracts only.

  • Check the eResources Service Indicators to see if any known problems exist.

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