Facilities Services

Study spaces and library services available on campus this week

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Despite current restrictions, there are still some study spaces available on campus if you are currently in Manchester. Study spaces must to be booked in advance, and are available on a first come first served basis. The majority of study spaces are available in Library sites and must be booked via the Library website.

If you book a space but no longer need it, please cancel it using the link in your confirmation email.

Updated services w/c 6th January

Here is a list of all study spaces and how to access some of the services available, full details of all services can be found on the Library Service availability page :

Library sites

Alan Gilbert Learning Commons

  • Open: 24 hours, 7 days
  • 113 bookable study spaces, 30 bookable study spaces for interactive online learning, and 181 bookable PC spaces
  • Printing, photocopying and scanning

Main Library

  • Open 9am-5pm, Monday to Friday.
  • 428 bookable study spaces, 133 bookable PC spaces, 14 bookable spaces for interactive online learning
  • Printing, photocopying and scanning available
  • Access to book stock in person and via Click and Collect

Stopford Library

  • Open Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm
  • 44 study spaces
  • Printing, photocopying and scanning
  • Access to book stock in person and via Click and Collect

Other bookable spaces

Central Teaching Rooms

There are some central teaching rooms available for studying, which can be booked through the Student Study Rooms booking tile in Resource Booker.

Other Library Services

Click and Collect

Click and collect is also available to access book stock held in:

  • Art and Archaeology Library
  • Braddick Library
  • Eddie Davies Library
  • Joule Library
  • Kantorowich Library
  • Lenagan Library

Items ordered via Click and Collect can be collected from Main Library.

Online study sessions

  • Available Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9am-12.30pm and 1pm-4.30pm
  • Online bookable study sessions run by the Library on Zoom

For further details about how all Library services are currently operating, visit the Service availability webpage.

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