Help and support
There are lots of ways to find help in the Library. We've created a range of information sources to help you answer your own queries such as video tutorials, FAQs and subject guides. These are always a great place to start, as most common queries can be answered here.
However, if you're ever struggling to find the answer, or just want to talk to someone about your query, then there's a range of ways you can get in touch with our Library staff.
Finally, if you've got a more detailed and specific enquiry, then there are specialist services and teams available to help you.
A range of resources to help you answer your queries
How to search for books and other items
Helping you to discover the services we offer at the Library and how you can access them.
From borrowing books to using the printer, our How to videos will help you carry out library essentials.
Current students and staff at The University of Manchester are entitled to use other libraries within the United Kingdom.
Subject guides contain useful information and details of recommended resources to support your studies
Distance learning, placement and part time students and University of Manchester students based overseas.
Ask us for help
There are a range of ways you can get in touch with staff if you need help
The Library IT Support Desk is a walk-up IT support service based at three of our library sites
For support with electronic access, please email the e-resources helpdesk or call +44 (0)161 275 7388
For more specific queries or specialist skills support
Support for your studies and skills to help you in your academic career
We provide a range of services and facilities including height adjustable desks, assistive software, and hearing loops