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Eddie Davies Library

Eddie Davies Library is now closed until early 2017. All printed resources, including books and journals, are now located at Precinct Library -  please return any borrowed books to this location.

Reduced access to the Finance Zone and Bloomberg Suite is available in Precinct Library, however a new facility with increased access to these services will open at Dover Street on Monday 13 April.

Read about the changes to MBS library facilities.

[the counter at the Eddie Davies library]


Eddie Davies Library
Manchester Business School
The University of Manchester
Booth Street West
M15 6PB

Tel: 0161 275 6507
Email: libdesk@mbs.ac.uk
MBS Library Service - website

Opening hours

The last entry to the Library will be 15 minutes before the officially advertised closure time. This is to ensure that all customers can vacate the building safely and securely.

Access to the Library is by valid University of Manchester ID card.

Monday, 5 January to Sunday, 22 March 2015
Monday to Friday 9am 10pm  
Saturday 10am  8pm  Saturday, 21 March - Closed
Sunday 1pm  6pm  Sunday, 22 March - Closed

A new facility at Dover Street will open on Monday 13 April.

About the Eddie Davies Library

Eddie Davies Library is a specialist postgraduate library dedicated to the support of teaching and research in the subject area of Business & Management for which it operates in tandem with Precinct Library.  It is located in Manchester Business School. 

Resources for research

The library holds core texts and other recommended reading for taught postgraduate students, researchers, executive short course students and alumni. There is also access to an extensive collection of journals, company annual reports, market research and statistical material. 

The Finance Zone offers access to specialist financial databases that are not available off campus and is also host to the Bloomberg Suite where customers have on demand access to 5 Bloomberg terminals.


Undergraduate access

Access to Eddie Davies Library for undergraduates is by special arrangement for reference only.  Contact libdesk@mbs.ac.uk for further information.

Books that are held uniquely at Eddie Davies Library i.e. not held by any of the other University of Manchester libraries, may be made available for loan to undergraduates via Precinct Library on request.  All enquiries should be directed to Precinct Library in the first instance.

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