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My Account

The My Account option in Library Search offers a convenient way of managing your library books. Using this option you can:

My Manchester also includes a summary of My Account where you can:

How do I get my PIN?

Your PIN is for use with the Library’s self-service machines.  When you want to borrow a book using one of our machines, you will be asked to enter your PIN.

You can view your PIN via My Manchester

If you have forgotten your PIN, or you want to change it you can reset your PIN at anytime within the My Account option in Library Search.


Why is my account blocked?

A block on your Library account for fines or overdue loans (including recalled loans) will prevent you from renewing loans, borrowing further items from any University of Manchester Library, and booking a Group Study Room

Reason for blockEnforcedSolution
Overdue loan or overdue recalled loan The day the book becomes due (from revised date) Return or renew loan
Fines of £10 or more When fines reach £10 Pay fine off in full