Manchester Metropolitan University homepage
Library homepage

Covid–19 Library update

Important changes to our services. Find out more



Associate academic or other visiting positions at Manchester Metropolitan University, who are not directly employed by the University but work closely with a department for a period of time.

Examples include:

  • Artist in Residence
  • Associate Academic
  • Collaborative Researcher
  • Emeritus Professor
  • Exchange Lecturer
  • Honorary Staff
  • Placement Teaching Students
  • Student Teacher Mentor
  • Visiting Lecturer
  • Visiting Researcher
  • Volunteer Associate

What can I access?

Print books and journals: 

You are entitled to borrow up to four of our two week loan books.

You can use other books and journals within the library.

You cannot use our Request It! service.

Online resources:

You have access to most of our online resources, licenses permitting, when using Library search and the Databases A-Z in order to support your work within the department.

Access to Microsoft applications including Word, Powerpoint and Excel is not available.

For free visitor wifi choose _BTWi-fi_ManMet from the list of networks on your device and click 'Get online' on your browser.

If you are a member of a university which has eduroam access you will be able to connect to eduroam in the Library.

If you have any questions regarding access of resources please ask at the library helpdesk or use the Contact us information on this page. 

When can I visit?

Your Manchester Metropolitan University ID card will give you access to the library during our opening hours.


How do I join?

Once the designation of visiting positions procedure has been completed and you are registered with Manchester Metropolitan University, your access to online resources is granted automatically.

Complete the application form below to access the Library building and borrow physical items.The application process will take 5 working days. We will confirm when your application is complete by email. Emeritus Professors are registered with the library and do not need to complete an application form.