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Using other libraries

About other libraries in the North West, SCONUL Access, local public libraries and special libraries in Manchester and Salford.

Using other libraries

This guide has information about:

  • How to get reference access to other academic libraries in Manchester
  • How to use academic libraries across the UK with SCONUL Access
  • Public libraries in the Manchester and Cheshire areas
  • Special libraries in Manchester and Salford
  • Information about how to use the British Library in Boston Spa and London



Library Hub Discover brings together the catalogues of around 110 major UK and Irish libraries, including the UK's National Libraries, many university libraries and specialist research libraries. It allows you to search across them simultaneously. Using Library Hub Discover can save you time and allow you to quickly discover and locate resources, and check document details. Library Hub Discover can be used to check where a resource is available before applying for an inter-library loan. This service replaces Copac and SUNCAT.


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