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Distance Learners: Distance Learner Support Service

Distance Learner Support Service

We can offer support for the following students:

  • Students on designated distance learning courses
  • Students referred to the service by their faculty
  • Students referred to the service by Disabled Student Support 

Postal loans

We can post out books requested by you to a home or work address (UK and Ireland only). Simply contact us with the details of the books you wish to borrow. 

For more details on how to make a postal loan request, please see our FAQs page

Extended borrowing periods

We offer extended borrowing periods of an initial 3 weeks, and then loans can be renewed for an additional 2 weeks.

For more details on how long you can borrow books for, please see our FAQs page.

Access to book chapters and journal articles not available online

We can supply copies of journal articles that are only in print and send them to you by email. We can also scan chapters from print books for you and send them to you by email. 

For more details on how to make a request, please see our FAQs page.

Contact details

Distance Learner Support Service 
Library and Student Support Services
Adsetts Centre
City Campus  
Sheffield Hallam University
Howard Street
Sheffield
S1 1WB

Tel: (+44) 0114 225 2127
Email: dl.support@shu.ac.uk