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How the Library Works: Library Search

How It Works: Library Search

Library Catalogue vs Library Search

The Library Catalogue

  • Search for books, eBooks and DVDs.
  • Check your library account and renew items.

Library Search 

  • Search for books, eBooks, journal articles and other online resources.
  • Recommended for Access to HE and UCEN Manchester students.

Library Search: Basic Search

Use the Library Search from the Library homepage or anywhere you see the search tool. Enter your keywords into the search bar and click "Search”.

The Library Search searches millions of academic resources the Library has paid for you to be able to use. 

Library Search

Need Help?

If you need a quick chat about library resources please click on the 'Need Help?' tab to the right and speak to a member of the library team.

 Alternatively, you can: 

  Contact us by Telephone:

0161 674 1021

See FAQs for more help