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The Library Bindery

Your work, expertly bound.  

The Library Bindery is an on-campus binding service for your thesis, dissertation or report.

Our expert, professional binding is always to University of Manchester standards and ensures that all the guidelines on binding and presentation are met.

We can provide hard-binding and soft-binding on a same day, next day and three day basis depending which binding options you want.

We can bind your document in a range of coloured covers, and on front board lettering and crests.

We also offer bespoke archive boxes and pockets

Have a look through our great value for money binding options and services and contact us if you need some guidance and support.

Opening hours - Joule Library service point

Please note that Saturday and Sunday opening is for submissions and collections only.

Work submitted on Saturday or Sunday will be processed on Monday.

Thursday, 2 January to Friday, 6 June 2014
Monday to Thursday 9am 7pm  
Friday 9am 4.30pm  
Saturday 9am 5pm  
Sunday 1pm 5pm  

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Before you visit the Library Bindery

Check the submission guidelines from your Faculty or School and make sure you’re satisfied with your document.

Print your work on high quality clean paper to make sure it looks its best.

Different universities have different requirements for submission. Bring a copy of these with you when you bring your work for binding

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Find us

The Joule Library (service point open all year)
The University of Manchester Library
Sackville Street Building
The University of Manchester
M13 9PL

+44 (0)161 306 4916


Find us


The Library Bindery,
The Joule Library,
The University of Manchester Library,
Sackville Street Building,
The University of Manchester,
Manchester M13 9PL.

For satnav use M1 3BU.

Tel: +44 (0)161 306 4916