The Library

The Library provides students with access to resources like books, journals and databases, training to help you develop your study skills, and spaces to study if you’re on campus.

Whether you're getting started with the Library or working out how to make the most of the academic year, we've got you covered.

Get started with the Library

Discover how the Library can help you get the most out of your time at University this year.

Using Library resources

The University of Manchester Library is where you'll find reading materials, such as journal articles and textbooks, that you'll need for your course. You can access a vast array of collections online through the Library website, Library Search and other tools.

Developing your academic skills

Alongside accessing reading materials for your studies, the Library is a great place to develop your wider academic skills. The My Learning Essentials team can support you with your note-making, academic writing, time-management, critical thinking skills and much more.