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Visitors' guide to the Library: Electronic resources

Free online resources

Although the majority of Sheffield Hallam's electronic books and online journals are only available for staff and students of the university, there are a range of free resources that can be accessed by members of the public, on and off campus.

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Open access book collections

Search tools

Free journals databases

Free electronic journals

Electronic library resources for Hallam alumni

Sheffield Hallam graduates can continue to access a selection of online library resources off campus, including some electronic journals. Please visit the Alumni Use our libraries page for more information.  You don't need to become an Associate Member of the Library if you want to access these online resources but don't intend to visit the libraries.

Arts and media


National and international statistics

Social sciences



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