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The University of Manchester Library (formerly The John Rylands University Library) is the University of Manchester’s library and information service. It was formed in July 1972 from the merger of the library of the Victoria University of Manchester with the John Rylands Library. On 1 October 2004 it joined the library of the University of Manchester Institute of Science & Technology (UMIST) on the merger of the two universities.
In 1948, Alan Turing moved to the University of Manchester to work on the Manchester Mark 1, then emerging as one of the world’s earliest true computers.