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Stopford Library

Stopford Library

The Stopford Library holds major collections in biology, medicine and health and is located on the 3rd floor of Stopford Building.

Opening hours

3 January to 11 June 2023

  • Monday: 9am - 5pm
  • Tuesday: 9am - 5pm
  • Wednesday: 9am - 5pm
  • Thursday: 9am - 5pm
  • Friday: 9am - 5pm
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed

Saturday 10 June to Sunday 10 September 2023

This Library site is closed.

Bank Holiday closure dates 2023

This Library will be closed on the following dates:

  • 7 April 2023, Good Friday
  • 8 April 2023, closure day
  • 9 April 2023, Easter Sunday
  • 10 April 2023, Easter Monday
  • 1 May 2023, Early May bank holiday
  • 8 May 2023, Coronation of King Charles III
  • 29 May 2023, Spring bank holiday
  • 28 August 2023, Summer bank holiday


Stopford Library
3rd Floor
Stopford Building
Faculty of Medical and Human Sciences
The University of Manchester
Oxford Road
M13 9PT

+44 (0)161 275 5540

Features and facilities

Collections and resources

The Library holds core texts and also other recommended reading for first and second year students in the schools of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmacy. We also hold recommended reading for students in the Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health.


IT and copying facilities

The Stopford Library provides access to 12 quick-use PCs and two multi-function devices (one colour and one black and white). The Library also holds two iPads which are available for loan.  

Visit the IT Services website for more details about the University's computer clusters and other services for staff and students: 

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