John Rylands Research Institute and Library
Promoting world-leading research using the unique special collections of The University of Manchester Library – National Research Library in the North
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We work with researchers across the humanities and the sciences to realise the research potential of our Special Collections
The University of Manchester Library is ranked second in the UK and globally within the top five university special collections.
Read more about our purpose, history, people and commitment to diversity.
We develop productive relationships with partner institutions to promote collaborative research into the collections.
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