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The Special Collection: Visit

Visiting the collection

Making an appointment

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 someone will be 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 staff member will be on-hand to show and explain the material and retrieve any items from the Storeroom.


Adsetts Library,
City Campus,
Howard Street,
S1 1WB.

Maps and directions to Adsetts Library are available on the University's
‘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.

Adsetts Library [map pdf]
Collegiate Library [map pdf]

Sheffield Hallam University
City Campus, Howard Street
Sheffield S1 1WB
Sheffield Hallam Library Signifier