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COVID-19 update

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.

Resources on request (RoR)

Your Library, your resources on request (RoR)

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

RoR request form: bit.ly/libraryror

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 this form for each item you require.

Your Library is working closely with publishers to extend access to online resources and an up to date list is available on our guide: you can now access more eBooks section. 

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 September 2020 please Suggest a Purchase.

 

Welcome to the Design subject guide

                                                                                                                      Photo credit: 'missyredboots145' by missyredboots via Morguefile

Welcome to the subject guide for Design. Here, you will discover how to find the books, journals and specialist information you need for your studies. Please use the tabs on the left to look at the different sections.

Other relevant subject guides

This guide covers the core resources you need for day-to-day study and research.  However, you may sometimes find other subject guides useful for specialised topics. You can find a full list of other guides on the Library Gateway, but some useful guides are:

Dimensions Plus - new database!

The library has subscribed to Dimensions Plus for the next academic year (2019/20). 

Dimensions Plus is a multi-disciplinary, next generation database with some unique features including the ability to:

  • search over 100 million publications
  • have one-click access to full text PDFs
  • search across clinical trials, publications, awarded grants, policy documents, and patents
  • explore the connections between the different publication types
  • explore research analytics such as citation counts, altmetrics and analytical views

If you have used Dimensions then please tell us what you think here!

Access Dimensions on the link below:

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