News Latest news from The University of Manchester Library Changes to MBS library facilities - update 4 The Eddie Davies Library now closed. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 11:11:25 GMT Changes to MBS library facilities - update 3 The Eddie Davies Library will close to all users on Friday, 20 March. Fri, 20 Mar 2015 15:21:14 GMT Changes to MBS library facilities - update 2 The lower floor of Precinct Library is currently closed in order to accommodate new shelving. A retrieval service for borrowing books is in operation. Wed, 11 Mar 2015 15:45:38 GMT Changes to MBS library facilities To support the development of teaching and learning facilities in MBS, which is about to begin, important changes to MBS library facilities are announced. Wed, 04 Mar 2015 15:59:25 GMT LUNA upgraded from 1 March LUNA, the Library's image collections database, has been upgraded Wed, 25 Feb 2015 15:07:19 GMT University Library wins Digital Preservation Award 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. Mon, 01 Dec 2014 09:48:58 GMT A book 100 years older than the Magna Carta goes digital 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. Wed, 05 Nov 2014 10:36:52 GMT University launches The John Rylands Research Institute Bringing together world class expertise to reveal the riches of the Rylands Wed, 15 Oct 2014 10:28:03 BST #jrlphotoaday launches This week sees the launch of 'Photo a Day' from The John Rylands Library Fri, 03 Oct 2014 16:09:35 BST The UK’s largest Chinese art exhibition arrives in Manchester The John Rylands Library is one of six venues in Manchester showcasing over 30 exceptional Chinese contemporary artists from Mainland China, Taiwan and Hong Kong Thu, 25 Sep 2014 13:25:45 BST One of world’s earliest Christian charms found A 1,500 year-old papyrus fragment found in The University of Manchester’s John Rylands Library has been identified as one the world’s earliest surviving Christian charms Wed, 03 Sep 2014 10:00:21 BST E-learning talent recognised by national award Jade Kelsall, e-Learning Technologist for The University of Manchester Library, has been awarded second place in the individual category of the Association for Learning and Technology’s Learning Technologist of the Year Award (ALT) 2014 Wed, 03 Sep 2014 08:24:07 BST University Librarian receives honorary degree from the University of Leicester Jan Wilkinson, the University Librarian and Director of The John Rylands Library, has received an honorary degree from the University of Leicester for her services to HE Librarianship and Information Science Wed, 23 Jul 2014 13:45:08 BST From Manchester to Melbourne: the Gutenberg Bible on the move The University of Manchester is excited to announce that our copy of the magnificent Gutenberg Bible will be on display for a limited time at the University of Melbourne as part of Melbourne Rare Book Week and the Cultural Treasures Festival. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 12:10:58 BST Manchester’s University Challenge hopefuls in new documentary University of Manchester students and the Libray's own Stephen Pearson will feature in a new two-part documentary about the selection process for the forthcoming series of University Challenge Thu, 10 Jul 2014 15:07:07 BST Blackboard Catalyst Award for My Learning Essentials The University of Manchester Library has won the Innovative Blended Learning category of the 2014 Blackboard Catalyst Awards Thu, 22 May 2014 10:56:54 BST Dazzling Renaissance discoveries displayed Eight examples from a remarkable ‘visual encyclopaedia’ of Renaissance prints, lying undiscovered in the archives of The University of Manchester’s John Rylands Library for 108 years, have gone on show. Thu, 22 May 2014 10:56:17 BST Library Search upgrade A new version of Library Search will go live on Tuesday, 6 May with significant changes including an improved look and feel, and a new 'Library catalogue only' search option. Tue, 20 May 2014 14:35:53 BST Innovative suite of interactive e-learning resources now freely available The Library’s own My Learning Essentials skills development programme has now made its online resources suite available to download freely under a Creative Commons licence. Tue, 20 May 2014 14:35:31 BST University Challenge: Champion of Champions Saturday April 19: 9.30pm BBC2 Tue, 20 May 2014 14:34:24 BST Guardian University Award for the University of Manchester Library The University of Manchester Library has won the Facilities Project category in the 2014 Guardian University Awards for its innovative and highly collaborative project, The Alan Gilbert Learning Commons. Wed, 26 Feb 2014 22:20:40 GMT