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Manuscripts and Special Collections

Manuscripts and Special Collections holds the University's manuscript collections, the special printed book collections, and the East Midlands Collection.

All items can be viewed in the Reading Room, but only items from the East Midlands Collection may be borrowed.

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Manuscripts and Special Collections
University of Nottingham
King's Meadow Campus
Lenton Lane
Nottingham
NG7 2NR

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The Reading Room is open to University of Nottingham staff, students and the general public.

  • To visit, please make an appointment by emailing the team at mss-library@nottingham.ac.uk
  • Book at least two working days in advance to view rare books, archives or the microfilm reader.
  • Search for material in advance with our manuscript and library catalogues. Let us know which document references or books you want to see and they will be ready for you when you arrive.
  • The wearing of face coverings is now mandatory in all indoor areas on campus including the Reading Room, unless at least one metre separation can be maintained.
 
 

Reading room opening hours

Opening hours

DayOpening Times
Monday - Thursday 9.30am - 6pm
Friday - Sunday Closed

Access

Manuscripts and Special Collections has:

  • door access via level front door
  • library on one level
  • wheelchair-accessible unisex WC's
  • low level service point
  • parking for blue badge holders

Access plans showing emergency exits and refuges

 

University of Nottingham Libraries

King's Meadow Campus
Lenton Lane
Nottingham, NG7 2NR

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