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Main Library Musings – Rant column #2

Main Library Musings – Rant column #2

Edition #2 of the Opinion section’s rant column. Fuelled by sweaty palms and jabbing fingers on our keyboards, we lament three issues facing students: the library, buses, and supermarkets
John Rylands Library to undergo major £7.6m transformation

John Rylands Library to undergo major £7.6m transformation

The John Rylands will undergo a £7.6m revision, allowing the building to meet mid-21st century needs
Five resources to maximise your university tuition

Five resources to maximise your university tuition

Knowing how to make best use of your tuition is sometimes unclear, so here are five university resources that help you take advantage of university provisions
Manchester Metropolitan University showcases new library plans

Manchester Metropolitan University showcases new library plans

The plan aims to start development in summer 2024 and be completed by 2028
Spike in theft at the University Main Library

Spike in theft at the University Main Library

There has been a spike in theft reports at the main library, sparking the library’s “leave it, lose it” warning
Agony Aunt Angela: A library full of possibilities

Agony Aunt Angela: A library full of possibilities

Flustered, a distracted student reaches out to Aunt Angela about a library crush. But is it possible to overcome your fears and find love in the Ali G? Or should they just keep dreaming from afar?
A little event: an evening with Hanya Yanagihara

A little event: an evening with Hanya Yanagihara

Hanya Yanagihara came to Manchester, a dream come true for fans of A Little Life and To Paradise
The man, the myth, the building: John Rylands

The man, the myth, the building: John Rylands

Read the next instalment of our series on the people lending their names to UoM buildings – this one’s on John Rylands
Home or Away: Online learning isn’t ideal wherever you are

Home or Away: Online learning isn’t ideal wherever you are

Laura Thompson speaks to students about the difficulties of online learning both at home and in student accommodation
Artefact of the Week: John Rylands Library

Artefact of the Week: John Rylands Library

Whether you’re perusing archives for your dissertation, or want to escape to a quiet space, the John Rylands is a luxurious alternative to withering away in Blue 3
UoM issues £37k of library fines in one year

UoM issues £37k of library fines in one year

Students can be stopped from graduating if they don’t pay a library fine
Alliance Anger: Students frustrated by access to new Business School

Alliance Anger: Students frustrated by access to new Business School

Despite an £84 million investment, students not on an Alliance MBS module will not be allowed to use the new Eddie Davies Library
The Library of the Future

The Library of the Future

100 acclaimed authors will each write one piece over the next 100 years for a literary time capsule, to remain unpublished until the 22nd Century
Manchester University students fined £29k by library last year

Manchester University students fined £29k by library last year

Manchester Metropolitan University’s book fines’ income last year was £66,772, more than double Manchester University’s
Review: Friska

Review: Friska

This hidden cafe could be the best place to eat on campus

Students’ Union General Secretary to go “on tour”

The event follows the ‘All Student Vote’ which 1.3 per cent of students voted in due to lack of “face-to-face engagement”, according to SU General Secretary

Review: Airport ’87

Central Library’s select but charming collection of photographs captures the vibrant atmosphere of Manchester Airport thirty years ago

What’s On for Literature Lovers: November

A few events around Manchester for literature lovers, this November

DON’T PUBLISH (duplicate): Manchester named UNESCO City of Literature

The City of Manchester joins global network of UNESCO Creative Cities pursuing excellence in arts

Preview: Manchester Literature Festival 2017

The Books Editor’s top picks from the forthcoming Manchester Literature Festival