Support & Services

The UNH Manchester library is the heart of our college community. In addition to the physical and online resources, the librarians, professional staff and student workers contribute to college life and student achievement. Visit the library and learn about all the resources available to help you succeed in college.

Explore some of the resources we have to offer through the links and expandable boxes below.

 

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Library Services

Interlibrary Loan

Interlibrary Loan is a cooperative program through which libraries make materials from their collections available to other users. UNH students, faculty and staff are eligible to use this service, which allows you to request books, videos, articles, reports and more.

request a book, audiobook or media |  request an article |  recommend a purchase

The Learning Commons houses desktop computers and offers laptops for UNH Manchester students, faculty and staff to check out. We also provide a Windows workstation for Manchester community members, UNH alumni and other vistiors, with a limit of one hour per day for each guest.

Printing

All Learning Commons workstations and laptops print to a networked printer. Printing from personal laptops is not available.

Scanning

A self-service scanner is located across from the Learning Commons Help Desk. Scans can be saved to USB flash drive or emailed. When emailing, we recommend no more than 25 pages per PDF file.

copying

A Cat's Cache card is required to use the Learning Commons photocopier, which costs 10 cents for a single-sided sheet and 20 cents for a double-sided sheet.

The library currently has memberships to the museums listed below. Outlined are the benefits of membership and the procedures for checking out each of the passes. Any patron with a valid UNH Manchester library card is eligible to borrow museum passes.

Please read carefully, procedures vary for each museum.

150 Ash St, Manchester, NH 03104 | 603-669-6144 | currier.org

Present your UNH Manchester ID at the Visitor Services desk for unlimited free access* to the Currier galleries.

For students:
  • Access to the art research library during public hours
  • Discounted admission to concerts
  • Free admission to all public programs
For faculty and staff:
  • Access to the art research library during public hours
  • Discounted admission to concerts
  • Free admission to all public programs
  • Mailings from the Education Department
  • Discounted fees for workshops
  • Invitation to the annual Educators Reception

Does not include the Zimmerman House or admission to special ticketed exhibitions, member events or member discounts at the gift shop

465 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115 | 617-267-9300 | mfa.org

UNH Manchester students get free admission with a valid student ID, as well as student-priced tickets to public programs and a 10 percent discount on purchases in the MFA shops. Learn more here.

Visitors

While UNH Manchester Library resources and collections are primarily designed to support the curriculum of the University, we also provide select services to the general public. 

The library offers information resources and limited use of computers to visitors. Certain resources and services are not available to guests, including document delivery, interlibrary loan, off-premise use of materials, remote access to library databases and computing labs.

Alumni

If you graduated from UNH, UNH Manchester, DCE, CLL, Granite State College, Keene State College, Plymouth State University or Merrimack Valley College, you are entitled to a free UNH library borrowing card. Bring a photo ID and proof of your current residence (such as a license or bill) to the Circulation Desk.

Manchester Residents

If you live or work in Manchester, you are eligible for a UNH Manchester Library community card. With this card, you may borrow books, films, and other materials located at the UNH Manchester Library.
To obtain a card, stop by the library with a valid driver's license and proof of residency or employment.

All services to the local community, including access, may be denied if the librarian on duty determines that it interferes with the University's mission to provide for its students.

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How do I get a library card? 
For students, your UNH Manchester ID is your library card. UNH alumni and Manchester residents can also obtain a library card.

How many books or movies can I check out at one time?
Read and watch to your heart's content: There is no checkout limit!

How do I get books from the Durham campus?
One of our librarians can order books and films from Durham campus for you. Simply fill out this form, or contact us at 603-641-4173.

How do I get a print card?
Print cards may be purchased for $1 from the vending machine on the second floor lobby near the stairwell.