Access to the Special Collection is currently suspended due to COVID 19.
Please check the Library COVID update page for any service updates.
Collection staff are currently working off-site and can provide a limited enquiry service. Please use the form below to contact us.
Please note access to the collection is by appointment only. Please give at least 48 hours notice the collection is closed on weekends and public holidays.
We cannot guarantee that there will be someone free to meet you at your desired day/time, so please check for our response confirming/rearranging your appointment.
• Booking form for SHU staff and students
• Booking form for External users
Visitors will be required to show a recognised form of ID. Before viewing material, you must agree to abide by the collection's terms and conditions (PDF, 174kB).
A member of staff will be on-hand to show and explain material and to retrieve any items from the Storeroom.
Maps and directions to Adsetts Library are available on the University ‘How to find us guide.’
The collection is located on Level 4 of the Adsetts Library in the far corner of the 'Quiet Study' area.