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Sociology and Politics

Welcome to the Sociology and Politics Subject Guide

Welcome to the subject guide for Sociology and Politics, this guide is designed to direct you to the essential resources for your subject .  The guide has been compiled by your Subject Librarian.  

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. For more information about library services , see the Library Help  pages on the Library Gateway

Introduction to the Library 2020

This video covers how to access online library resources, support that's available and information about how to visit library buildings safely. Library buildings reopen from Monday 21st September 2020.

Click here for more about making the most of your library off-campus

Click here for more about borrowing books using Click & Collect and returning books you have borrowed

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 are closed from 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.

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.

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.

 

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