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Find a book

The easiest way to find a book is to use Library Search which has records for all the books (printed and electronic) available from the library.

You can access the Library Search online from our website, or from dedicated computer terminals (which are available to use in all of the libraries of The University of Manchester Library).

Use Library Search to:

Videos with tips on how to search are available on the Library Search page.

Electronic books

Increasingly books are being published in electronic format. The library currently has access to around 500,000 of these titles. You can use the Library catalogue to identify electronic books, and then link straight through to the text. The search will need to be set up slightly differently from a standard search however: