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Support from library services during the Christmas break

by Carl Lomax on 2021-12-17T15:56:00+00:00 in Library | Comments

Whether you are in Sheffield or elsewhere, the library is here to support you over the Christmas break. 

Key points:

  • The libraries are open 24/7

  • Remember to wear a face covering when moving around the library. 

  • Please bring your own face covering with you if you can, but we will have spares available if you forget yours.

  • If you want to study in the library, you can book your learning space in advance

  • Access many resources online wherever you are, including ebooks, using Library Search

  • Our COVID update blog has all the latest guidance

Using the library over the Christmas vacation

  • Adsetts and Collegiate libraries are open 24/7 with security staff on duty at all times

  • Please remember your SHUcard to enter the library

  • Book your learning spaces in advance to guarantee your favourite space

  • Library cafés will be closed, but there are vending machines, access to hot water and a microwave, and space to eat your own food. 

  • Hallam Help points will close at 1pm Friday 24th December and reopen 9am Tuesday 4th January.

Borrowing from the library 

  • Borrowing due dates are extended over Christmas until 5th January.

  • Self-service borrowing is available in both libraries

  • Anything borrowed between Saturday 11th December and Wednesday 29th December will be automatically renewed on Wednesday 5th January unless recalled

  • If any items have been recalled you’ll receive an email with instructions

  • No items will be due back between Saturday 18th December and Tuesday 4th January

Making the most of your library off-campus

How to get help and support

  • 24/7 support via chat for library help

  • Skills Centre 24/7 writing feedback service online via Studiosity

  • 24/7 Library IT support - 0114 225 2222

  • Hallam Help and Library Services return on Tuesday 4th January 9am

From Hallam Library, we wish you all a happy and healthy vacation. See you in 2022!

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