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Biosciences and Chemistry

COVID-19 advice

Please check the latest Sheffield Hallam University Coronavirus (COVID-19) advice for staff and students. 


The health and safety of students and staff is our top priority. In line with national public health guidance regarding COVID-19, and to protect you and help stop the spread of coronavirus, Adsetts and Collegiate libraries closed on 5pm Monday 23rd March until further notice.

Please check our dedicated online guide for more information and to find out how to make the most of your library off-campus.

If you cannot get online from home, access specialist software, or the other learning resources you need to complete assessments or prepare for examinations, please contact Hallam Help.

How the subject guide can help you with your studies!

Welcome to the subject guide for Biosciences and Chemistry. This guide will help you find the books, journals and other information you need when researching for your assignments.

The guide has been updated with additional online resources related to Biosciences and Chemistry that we have been able offer access to on a temporary basis during the COVID-19 pandemic.

There is lots of useful information to help get you started with research and using specialised sources e.g. Journals and databases.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Macrophage engulfing Tuberculosis bacteria.

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Resources on request (RoR)


Your Library, your resources on request 

From Monday 20th July, you can now request items via Library Search to collect from Adsetts Library. You will be able to request items to collect at Collegiate Library from Monday 27th July. You can also return Library items to either site. Please see the Click & Collect and Returning items page for full details.

If you cannot find and access the item you need using Library Search or your subject guide, please make a request using the forms on this page and we will do our best to provide you with online access or suggest alternative resources within one working day.

For books and other media use the RoR request form: bit.ly/libraryror

For journal articles use the Document Supply Services request form

We can provide access to electronic books, book chapters, journal articles or media such as film and TV recordings.

Please note you will need to complete the form for each item you require.

Resources On Request (ROR) is an emergency service that we have developed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Thank you for your patience and understanding as we adapt our services to support your learning, teaching and research off-campus.

If you would like something added to the library collection for Autumn 2020 please Suggest a Purchase.

 

Finding information: Online subject support with your librarian

If you would like some help with finding materials to support your studies, including searching databases, then you can get help from your subject librarian.

Just get in touch using the link below to access this help.

Get in touch with us.

New eBooks in Library Search

Here you can find examples of newly purchased eBooks related to Biosciences and Chemistry. Many of these are recently published new books as well as eBook versions of key texts.  The examples below change as new books are added to the Library collection.

Electronic resources have been extended, on a temporary basis, to include hundreds of thousands of books, journals and other resources not previously directly available to students and staff.