The SCONUL Access scheme enables registered users to access academic libraries across the UK.
SCONUL Access is currently suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic. UoB students who have previously registered on the scheme will not be able to access other libraries, and we are not processing new applications at present.
Please see the SCONUL website for details about the SCONUL scheme, and check back for updates.
The Library provides a range of services and resources including:
Bolton Libraries' Borrowbox service enables online access to ebooks and audiobooks. Follow @BoltonLMS on Twitter for all the latest updates.
Manchester Libraries provide services and events across Greater Manchester.
Manchester's landmark Central Library features a chlldren's library, rare book collections, archives and family history centre and more.
Join a Library enables you to find public library services in England and Wales.
The John Rylands Library is one of the finest examples of neo-Gothic architecture in Europe and is indisputably one of the great libraries of the world.
The library became part of The University of Manchester in 1972. It now houses the majority of Special Collections of The University of Manchester Library, the third largest academic library in the United Kingdom. The Library and Research Institute hosts events and exhibitions and provides a growing number of digital collections.
Located in central Manchester, The Portico is a subscription library and newsroom whose historic collection of over 25,000 books and archives spans over 450 years. The Portico hosts free events and exhibitions. Student memberships are available.
Salford's Working Class Movement Library is a unique institution devoted to the story of Britain's working classes from the beginning of industrialisation to the present day. Find out more
WorldCat is the world's largest library catalogue and enables you to search 2 billion items across libraries around the world. Use WorldCat to explore subjects of interest, and find relevant library resources and collections in your local area.