Giving old textbooks a new home
Donate your unwanted textbooks and help support new students.
My Learning Essentials
The Library's award-winning skills programme
My Learning Essentials is our comprehensive programme of online resources, workshops and skills clinics designed to support your personal and academic development.
New binding services
Printing and binding services for dissertations and theses are now provided online.
Ebooks on demand
Immediate access to thousands of ebooks - New ebooks added!
An extra 500 titles have now been added to Library Search.
How to use the Library
Services we provide
- Open Access at Manchester
- Document Supply and Inter-Library Loans
- Ebooks on demand NEW
- 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...
- PC clusters out of use on 1 September at the Eddie Davies Library
- Summer disruption in Library sites - update
- Help us test a new service and maybe win £50!
- University Librarian receives honorary degree from the University of Leicester
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