Manchester Central Library

Last updated 25th March 2009 
Name of library Manchester Central Library 
Address St Peter’s Square, Manchester, M2 5PD 
Telephone 0161 234 1983/4 
Fax  
E-mail socsci@libraries.manchester.gov.uk 
Website  
Alternative names Manchester Library and Information Service 
Contact & Job Title David Tuxford,  Social Sciences Librarian
Purpose & main user community of the library  Public library open to all for reference purposes
Terms of access Just walk in 
Opening hours M-Th 10.00-20.00; F-Sa 10.00-17.00 
Disabled access  
Lending to other libraries & visitors Reference material may be lent for use in other libraries. The library does not lend to non-members.
Number of volumes 1,000,000 
Periodicals – Back Issues  
Current Periodicals  
Other materials  
Volumes added per year  
Coverage  All apsects of theology and religious studies
Special Collections No special collections in the field, although some relevant material may be found in our “tract” collection.
Manuscripts  No significant holdings in the field.
Research resource Nothing specifically, but the collection on Judaism (now part of the social sciences library stock) is of significance. 
Catalogue Type Computer; Card 
URL of catalogue  
Other facilities  Photocopying, copying from microfilm and microfiche, Word Processing, internet
Full Time Staff  
Part Time Staff  
Voluntary Staff  
Changes in next five years affecting the above An impending restructuring may alter much of the information above. 
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