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The John Rylands Library in ten most beautiful libraries list
(Updated: Wed, Jun 3, 2015)
The John Rylands Library has been named one of the ten most beautiful libraries in the UK, by culturetrip.com.

Historic Dunkirk Evacuation footage found by Library
(Updated: Thu, May 21, 2015)
Unique and historically significant films shot 75 years ago, during the evacuation of Allied forces from Dunkirk in 1940, have been discovered at The University of Manchester Library.

Updated: Regarding recent fire alarms in the Main Library
(Updated: Fri, May 15, 2015)
Fire alarms in May

The John Rylands Research Institute hosts its second Annual Lecture
(Updated: Fri, May 8, 2015)
Providing an insight into fascinating research and revealing the riches of the Rylands

Zzz Zone
(Updated: Thu, May 7, 2015)
Need an energy boost to help you study?

Changes to MBS library facilities - update
(Updated: Thu, Apr 30, 2015)
The Eddie Davies Library is now closed.

Election themed images: Satirical cartoons from the 1874 general election
(Updated: Fri, Apr 24, 2015)
With less than 3 weeks to go before the General Election, The University of Manchester Library’s John Rylands Library is highlighting a handful of 19th century satirical prints dating from the 1874 general election.

Changes to MBS library facilities
(Updated: Wed, Mar 25, 2015)
To support the development of teaching and learning facilities in MBS, which is about to begin, important changes to MBS library facilities are announced.

A book 100 years older than the Magna Carta goes digital
(Updated: Fri, Jan 23, 2015)
The Textus Roffensis, a 12th century legal encyclopaedia compiled by a single scribe at Rochester Cathedral, in Kent, in the 1120s has been digitised by the University’s Centre for Heritage Imaging and Collection Care.

University Library wins Digital Preservation Award
(Updated: Fri, Jan 23, 2015)
The University of Manchester Library was proud to receive the award for Safeguarding the Digital Legacy at the prestigious international Digital Preservation Awards in London this week.

Let The John Rylands Library inspire your Mo!
(Updated: Wed, Jan 21, 2015)
#jrlphotoaday continues with a distinctly moustachioed theme!

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