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Information on accessing the Library and its resources as an external customer.

To use the services at The University of Manchester Library, you will need to have Library membership.

There are several categories of membership:

  • Staff and students of The University of Manchester
  • Alumni of The University of Manchester
  • Courses with special arrangements
  • Staff and students of NoWAL institutions
  • Members of the Manchester Medical Society
  • Members of the public 
  • Staff and students from other universities
  • School and college students


The University of Manchester Library welcomes requests for visits through the Erasmus+ Staff Mobility scheme.

To ensure the continuous smooth operation of the Library we are able to accept a limited number of visitors during March, April, June and July.

Should you wish to visit the Library, please complete our request form and return to