On this page you will find information on how to purchase Manchester University Press books and journals for your library.


To purchase print books, you can view our distribution partners by territory.



We are dedicated to creating extensive collections to aid in research for students and scholars; manchesterhive currently offers twelve distinct digital collections for perpetual access. You can find out more about the individual collections by clicking on the tabs below:


Each collection typically includes research monographs, edited collections, scholarly critiques and journals written by leading researchers in the field.

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Custom collections

Alongside our established eBook collections, manchesterhive hosts over 1300 eBook titles, including the most recent publications from Manchester University Press, from which our customers can build their own custom collections to fit library acquisition plans.

To enquire about a custom collection, please contact [email protected]

Individual eBooks

Institutional customers are able to purchase eBooks through our partner eBook platform vendors and aggregators.

Manchester Scholarship Online (MSO)

Manchester Scholarship Online (MSO) is part of Oxford University Press’ University Scholarship Online System, and offers an essential, online research resource, providing access to over 450 fascinating works of scholarship in a range of subject areas across the humanities and social sciences, including: anthropology, art, film, television and radio, history, literature, political science and sociology


Our journals are available to purchase in both print and electronic format. You can find out more about our journals, including access and subscriptions models on our journals page.

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