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Space and Collection Projects 2016

During 2016 a range of spaces in the James Joyce Library were refurbished and improved. This work? is being done to prepare for a future overall refurbishment of the James Joyce Library building.

James Joyce Library - Space and Storage Improvements


1. The UCD Special Collections Store

The UCD Special Collections store has been extended and completely renovated during 2015 and 2016. Our rare and valuable heritage materials are now housed together in a modern, secure air-conditioned space, ensuring they are protected and preserved for future generations.

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2. Refurbishment of part of former UCD Media Services - James Joyce Library Level 2

Research Services, formerly located on Level 3, have moved to a new location on Level 2 of the James Joyce Library. This new space has allowed us bring together the team who develop and deliver specialist and innovative services to UCD researchers and academic staff – including the UCD Digital Library, UCD Research Repository , Maps and Spatial information and measurement of research impact.

Research Services before Research Services after


3. Upgrading of the Gents toilets on Level 2 of James Joyce Library

The Gents toilets on Level 2 of James Joyce Library, adjacent to the English bookstock and large study area in the centre of the Level 2 space were upgraded during summer 2016.  The Library is grateful to UCD Estates for this refurbishment work, which will modernise and improve this toilet facility for our users.


Many Thanks...

We thank you for your patience and cooperation during these projects. We understand that it some cases it was an inconvenience to our users.