The Library provides access to all sorts of information resources to support your learning and research. You can search all of our collections through the Library Catalogue, or learn more about different types of information resources below.
- Using the Library
Find your way
Find out about what Library services you can avail of, take our 360 degree Library tour and navigate your way around the Library. Each section includes a description of services available and allows you to become familiar with the Library before you visit us.
- We Can Help
We're here to help
Library staff provide support, help, and training to enable you to get to grips with the literature of your subject and the Library's resources.
- Digital Scholarship
The Library welcomes opportunities to advance our Digital Scholarship. Our areas of contribution include content, technology, infrastructure, partnership and the practice-based expertise in our team.
- Open Scholarship
The Library supports the practice of research, education and knowledge exchange to enable open collaboration and learning.
There is a Reading Room at basement level within the Library building which has extended opening hours to facilitate quiet study.
Students need their ID card to enter the Reading Room as it is controlled by an access control system. If you are having trouble accessing the room, please contact University security.
Check the Opening Hours page for up to date opening times.
Postgraduate Reading Room
There is a Postgraduate Reading Room on the first floor of the James Hardiman Library which aims to provide a quiet study environment specifically for postgraduate students. This room can accommodate 24 readers.