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Journalism, PR and Media

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.

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.

 

How to use this guide

Welcome to the subject guide for Journalism, Public Relations, and Media. Here, you will discover how to find books, journals and specialist information for your studies. Use the menu on the left to discover the different types of resources you can use. 

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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:

Recommend something for the Library

We are always looking for new publications to support your learning and teaching, and to keep the library collections up to date with high-quality materials.  If you think we're missing something crucial though, we'd like to hear about it.  

You can suggest a purchase to the Library using the Suggest a Purchase link below.

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