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Library and Special Collections

The University Library has one of the best and largest collections of art and design material in the country.

Library Services

The Library Website provides access to the library catalogue, subject databases, useful websites, electronic journals and information about library services.

Special Collections

MMU Special Collections, located on the 3rd floor of the Sir Kenneth Green Library, All Saints, offers students, staff and the public an opportunity to study its unique collections and visit the current exhibitions in the Special Collections Gallery.

Further information is available on the Special Collections web site:

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Other Collections at MMU

The North West Film Archive is the professionally recognised public home for the moving image heritage of the North West of England.

The national Design Council Slide Collection is housed in the Visual Resources Centre.

The Downing Collection contains an important group of manufacturers' pattern books from the early nineteenth century to recent times.