Books on demand
If you need it, we'll buy it
We've invested in a new scheme whereby if we don't have your book in stock when you need it, we'll buy a brand new one.
My Learning Essentials
The Library's award-winning skills programme
My Learning Essentials is our comprehensive programme of online resources, workshops and drop-ins designed to support your personal and academic development.
Academic supportMore support
How to use the Library
Services we provide
- Open Access at Manchester
- Document Supply and Inter-Library Loans
- DigiLab NEW
- Books on demand
- Group Study Rooms
- High Demand
- Centre for Heritage Imaging and Collection Care
- Printing and binding
- Digitisation services
- Services for business
- Services for alumni
Locations and opening hours...
- University Library wins Digital Preservation Award
- A book 100 years older than the Magna Carta goes digital
- Let The John Rylands Library inspire your Mo!
- University launches The John Rylands Research Institute
The John Rylands Library
Built in the 1890s, The John Rylands Library is widely regarded as one of the most beautiful libraries in the world; both the building and its collections are of outstanding international significance.Opening hours for visitors
- Communities in Communication
17 July until 21 December 2014
- Echo and Narcissus
11 August 2014 until 9 January 2015
Events and tours