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Material ConneXion Library

Welcome to the Material ConneXion Library, a Sheridan Library and Learning Services collection, featuring leading-edge material samples sourced world-wide by Material ConneXion, a global leader in material innovation and sustainability. See and touch our 1,500 materials in person. Research for further information on our online Material ConneXion database.  Specifically curated for Sheridan students, discover how this collection can inspire design ideas or provide solutions to your design challenges. 

See. Touch. Get Inspired

MATERIAL CONNEXION LIBRARY IS CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.  THE ONLINE MATERIAL CONNEXION  DATABASE IS AVAILABLE 24/7 (SEE THE LINK BELOW TO ACCESS THE DATABASE.)  LIBRARIANS ARE AVAILABLE TO ASSIST. CONTACT materialslibrary@sheridancollege.ca.  

Main Library: HMC B-Wing
Room B410 | 11 AM to 2 PM, Monday to Friday, Fall and Winter terms

Satellite Library: Trafalgar C-Wing, Library
Room C101 | Ask for access at the Information Desk, or contact us at:
materialslibrary@sheridancollege.ca 

FAQ

  • Please eat and drink before you visit. We want everyone to enjoy clean materials and panels so no food or drink is allowed into the Material ConneXion Library.
  • Leave backpacks, large bags, and heavy coats in the designated area.
  • Please note the Sheridan Library and Learning Services Noise and Disruptive Behaviour Policy is in effect within the Material ConneXion Library.

Yes! Feel free to touch the materials and take them off the shelves to examine them. Please ask for hand cleanser at the desk, if needed.

Yes! You can borrow our Trafalgar circulating collection of materials for up to two days. Materials on panels are reference materials and need to stay in the library to be available to everyone.

Yes! You can take photos of the material and the panels and use them for your assignments.

Unfortunately, the Material ConneXion Library does not have extra samples, but we do encourage you to contact the manufacturers for samples. Use the Material ConneXion database to find the manufacturer contact information.

Yes! We welcome class visits. Please contact us to arrange a visit.

Yes! If you are teaching at HMC, carts can be loaded with materials and brought to your classroom. Please contact us to request materials at least a week in advance. If you are teaching at Trafalgar or Davis, please contact us to discuss the options.

Yes! We welcome design professionals who wish to visit. Material ConneXion subscriptions are available for those using the library for specific business purposes. Please contact us for more information.