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Use our libraries

Access to online resources

As an alum of Sheffield Hallam you can continue to access a selection of online library resources off campus, including some electronic journals. These include: 

BCIS
BCIS provides costings and prices for the UK building industry, including elemental cost analyses, average building prices for over 550 building types, a range of indices (including tender prices), construction statistics, market reports and daywork rates.

Emerald Journals
Emerald Premier provides access to approximately 200 full-text journals, plus a range of abstracting and indexing databases. Subjects covered include a spectrum of management disciplines including strategy, leadership, library and information management, marketing and human resource management.

isurv
Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) contains guidance and practical commentary in the areas of building surveying, commercial property, construction, environment, planning, estate agency and valuation. It is designed to help professionals keep up to date with current practice, regulatory matters, legislation and RICS guidance. 

SAGE Journals
SAGE publishes over 900 journals in the social sciences, humanities and life sciences. Over a third of these journals are published on behalf of approximately 250 learned societies and institutions.

SAGE Research Methods
An essential online tool for researchers, supporting research at all levels by providing material to guide users through every step of the research process. Including more than 1000 books, reference works, journal articles, and instructional videos by world-leading academics from across the social sciences, including the largest collection of qualitative methods books available online from any scholarly publisher.

SpringerLink
Access to over 2000 journals and 2000 books in Science, Technology and Medicine and Humanities and Social Sciences.

Please note: These resources are for personal learning use, including to support finding employment. They should not be used for commercial purposes, for example in the workplace.

You will need to create Your Graduate Profile and log in to get access to these resources.


Become an Associate Member

If you’re local, you can access our libraries in person at both campuses by becoming an Associate Member. After registering, you can:

•             use the libraries whenever you like, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

•             borrow up to 3 books at a time

•             access a wider range of electronic databases and journals when you visit the libraries.

Registration is free for alumni, lasts for a year, and can be renewed as many times as you like. Apply to become an Associate Member

Please note: You do not need to become an Associate Member if you would like to access online resources and do not intend to visit the libraries. Please see the guidance above about online resources.

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