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(Updated: Mon, Nov 16, 2015)
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Library wins grant to catalogue C.P. Scott letters from Guardian Archive
(Updated: Fri, Nov 13, 2015)
The University of Manchester Library has been awarded a £40,000 grant for a new cataloguing project titled ‘What the Papers Say: The Editorial Correspondence of C.P. Scott in the Guardian Archive’.
Facial recognition software solves Gaskell mystery
(Updated: Wed, Nov 11, 2015)
On the 150th anniversary of the death of Elizabeth Gaskell (12 November 1865), a long-held mystery surrounding the true identity of a silhouette suspected to be of the Victorian novelist has been solved.
Laptop loans now available
(Updated: Tue, Oct 20, 2015)
You can now borrow laptops from the Main Library and Alan Gilbert Learning Commons
The John Rylands Library one of the world's 10 most beautiful libraries
(Updated: Wed, Aug 26, 2015)
BBC Culture asked readers to share the most beautiful libraries they've ever visited anywhere in the world
Library wins cataloguing grant for Guardian Archive
(Updated: Fri, Aug 7, 2015)
The University of Manchester Library has been awarded the 2015 Business Archives Council’s (BAC) cataloguing grant, to fund its project ‘Behind the Headlines: documenting the people in the Guardian Archive’.
Precinct Library - Temporary Disruption
(Updated: Wed, Aug 5, 2015)
From Monday, 10 August until Sunday, 6 September, Precinct Library will experience temporary noise and service disruption due to the removal of the link bridge across Oxford Road.
Rare Elizabeth Gaskell manuscripts go digital for the first time
(Updated: Wed, Jul 22, 2015)
The only known complete handwritten manuscript of one of Elizabeth Gaskell’s novels will feature in the world’s largest online collection of her works which went live this week – giving the public free unlimited access to it for the first time.
Library Search is being updated on Sunday, 5 July
(Updated: Thu, Jul 2, 2015)
Library Search will be unavailable during the early hours of Sunday morning while an important update takes place.
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
(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!