Giving old textbooks a new home
Donate your unwanted textbooks and help support new students.
My Learning Essentials
The Library's new skills programme
My Learning Essentials is our comprehensive programme of online resources, workshops and skills clinics designed to help you to develop your academic and employability skills.
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 activities and services
- Services for business
- Services for alumni
Locations and opening hours...
- Help us test a new service and maybe win £50!
- University Librarian receives honorary degree from the University of Leicester
- From Manchester to Melbourne: the Gutenberg Bible on the move
- Summer disruption in Library sites
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
- Aftermath: 100 years of creativity from conflict
Friday, 7 February until Sunday, 29 June
- Bus stop stories
Thursday, 20 February until Sunday, 22 June
Events and tours