Manchester Met students have access to many library resources after graduation. This section will highlight the materials available to you at Manchester Met and elsewhere.
Reference access to Manchester Met library and our print resources can be gained through either:
A selection of Online resources can be accessed on-campus at Manchester Met via the Walk-in access scheme. Alumni membership and Visitor status both allow Walk-in access to this selection of e-resources.
The resources highlighted on this page are accessible on-campus at Manchester Met only via the Walk-in access service.
Manchester Met provides access to many print titles on various employability topics: from CV writing and interview skills to business start-up information.
A few suggested titles are listed below
The three databases listed below provide company and industry information, which is useful for researching your potential future employer and industry sector.
Following graduation, access is available whenever you are on a Manchester Met campus.
Short videos demonstrating how to locate relevant information on these databases can be found below
Open Access (OA) resources provide a wealth of freely available, high quality, online materials and can accessed on or off campus without the need for any Manchester Met login ID and password.
Carry out a search Library Search and on the results page, select Open Access from under the Refine your Search heading on the left hand side.
Public Libraries can offer a wealth of information sources, support and advice.
Manchester Central Library, for example, is home to The Business and Intellectual Property Centre which offers:
Publications (print and electronic) will allow you to research the industry and sector in which you are interested in working too.
Professional associations are an excellent way of obtaining up-to-date information in your field and prospective career.
Total Professions provides an easy search facility for you to locate professional bodies relevant to you and aims to raise awareness of the activities of professional bodies and associations.
Examples of trade, professional and sector associations include:
Broadsheet newspapers contain careers pages which include up-to-date information on career trends, essential skills for graduates, CV writing, interview tips and job vacancies.
Most newspapers will also have a specific Graduate careers page