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Copies of the early 20th century pamphlet

Local and Community History Month

May is Local and Community History Month. Discover the ways in which the Library supports the study of local history and helps to tell the stories of Bolton and it's people. 

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Academic Librarian Sinead English

Librarian Sinead English appointed Chair of CILIP North West

Sinead English has been appointed Chair of the North West Branch of CILIP: the Library and Information Association and recently organised a successful learning and networking event for the branch. Find out more

Poet Anthony Joseph, author of Sonnets for Albert

Explore the shortlisted works for the 2022 T.S. Eliot Prize for Poetry

The T.S Eliot prize is an annual award that recognises outstanding new poetry. We're excited to have the entire shortlist - including this year's winner, Anthony Joseph's Sonnets for Albert - in stock at the Peter Marsh Library now. Find out more

Original copy of the Sam Fitton poem

Library loans unique historical items for Gallery Oldham exhibition

The Library has loaned items from its Special Collections to Gallery Oldham for their upcoming exhibition “Finding the Funny” on the local author Sam Fitton. Find out more

Portico Prize winning author Sally J. Morgan

Portico Prize-winning novels now available

The Portico Prize is a biennial award celebrating the best in northern writing. You'll find the shortlisted novels, including the winning book Toto Among The Murderers, on our Portico Prize display

Student working in a new open-fronted Study Pod in the Library Welcome Zone

New Study Pods now available! 

A number of new Study Pods are available in the Peter Marsh Library and SLZ as part of the University's Campus Plus initiative. 

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Library supports Ethiopia's "Books for Abrehot" project

We've responded to an international appeal and donated books to the Abrehot Library, a new public library in Ethiopia. 

Bookshelves in the Peter Marsh Library

Library stock moves 

We're withdrawing out of date and unused book stock at the Peter Marsh Library to create new and improved study space

New Scopus guide

Scopus is an advanced database that helps researchers find authoritative research, identify experts and access reliable data, metrics and analytical tools. Visit our new Scopus guide for more information

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Featured Ebooks

Visit our Ebooks guide for more information about our different ebook platforms, and find more featured titles on your Subject Guide