The University of Manchester Library

The University of Manchester Library is one of only five national research libraries.

With more than four million printed books and manuscripts, 50,000 unique electronic journals and 800,000 electronic books, as well as several hundred databases, this is one of the best-resourced academic libraries in the country.

Our Alan Gilbert Learning Commons offers students a stimulating 24/7 environment for study, combining inspiring decor with flexible spaces and the latest in learning technology.

Across campus several specialist libraries offer subject-specific and tailored services. The John Rylands Library 500 Internal Server Error

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Our primary aim is to support students and staff of The University of Manchester in all areas of their study and research. But we are also fully committed to widening participation, and we provide access to many of our services to individual researchers, schools and the local community.

Find out more at the University of Manchester Library website.