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Library drop-ins

Drop-ins give you the chance to ask any questions you may have and get support and guidance on a number of different topics. These drop-ins take place online and on campus and are open to all University of Manchester students, researchers, and staff.

MLE drop in

You can join these drop-ins at any time during the session. Please keep in mind that these sessions can get busy so you may have to wait a little while, but we will try to answer your question as soon as possible.

If you can’t make any of the upcoming sessions talk to us online via Library Chat or send us an email at:

Library drop-in (online and on-campus)

Do you have a question about using the Library’s resources or services? Any question is welcome - whether you would like help with referencing, essay writing or performing a literature review. Our friendly Library staff and Student Team are here to help.

To find out more and book a place, visit the My Learning Essentials workshop page.

Referencing drop-in (online and on-campus)

Do you have a question about how to reference, or how best to use reference management software such as EndNote. The Referencing drop-in gives you the opportunity to speak to one of our Library experts to get support and guidance.

To find out more and book a place, visit the Specialist Library Support workshop page.

Pure drop-in (online)

Do you have a question about using Pure, the University’s research information system? For example, would you like to know how to set up your account or upload publications to Pure? Visit the Pure drop-in where one of our advisors can help you.

There's no need to book, just turn up on the day. To find out more, including how to join the online drop-in, visit My Research Essential’s workshop page.

UKRI open access policy drop-ins (online)

Do you have a question about the new UKRI Open Access Policy? This policy applies to all UKRI funded journal articles and conference proceedings submitted for publication after 1 April 2022.

The Library's is hosting weekly drop-ins for authors to ask questions and discuss any concerns about the new UKRI Open Access policy. Visit the drop in and our Research Services Team will be on-hand to answer questions or discuss any concerns.

These sessions will take place on Zoom, find out how to join the drop-in on the My Research Essential’s workshop page.