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UCD Library : An Leabharlann, An Coláiste Ollscoile, Baile Átha Cliath

UCD Library Structure & Managers

Connecting people with services, information and expertise, the Library is the centre for information and knowledge management services in UCD.

The Library Executive Team oversees the strategic development of all aspects of UCD Library's services and operations, including national and international collaborations. It determines and sets strategic priorities in the context of University and Library strategic plans. 

John B. HowardUniversity Librarian

John B. Howard

+353 (0)1 716 7067

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Marie Burke Associate Librarian

Marie Burke

+353 (0)1 716 7614

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Carmel O'Sullivan Associate Librarian

Carmel O'Sullivan

+353 (0)1 716 7644

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Responsible for the ongoing development and management of high quality library services, that are dynamic and responsive to user needs. Leads and coordinates the effective customer relationships with Colleges, and supports the University’s Teaching & Learning agenda.

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Peter Hickey

+353 (0)1 716 7355

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Avril Patterson

+353 (0)1 716 7695

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Collection Services oversees the selection, purchase, management and description of UCD Library collections including those received via donation or legal deposit, with a view to enhancing the accessibility and discoverability of all resources. Using qualitative and quantitative measures, this unit ensures that our collections support university research, teaching & learning.
Its staff represent UCD Library on national initiatives such as IReL (Irish Electronic Library), and promote access to the resources available through such programmes.


‌Head of Collection Services

Vacant

+353 (0)1 716 7575

Aoife O'BrienCollection Services Manager

Aoife O'Brien

+353 (0)1 716 7638

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Research Services

Research Services is responsible for developing and delivering specialist and innovative services to researchers - including the development of digital repository services such as the UCD Digital Library and Research Repository UCD; maps and spatial information; ISSDA (Irish Social Science Data Archive); Research Data Management; and measurement of research impact.
Research Services also oversees the operation of Archinfo, UCD Library's fee-based information service to architectural practices. 

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Julia Barrett

+353 (0)1 716 7356

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Responsible for the curation, preservation and management of UCD's unique book and archival collection, dating from 1477 to 1930s. Working with the Library Research Services and the UCD academic community, provides direction and advice regarding the digitization of these collections for inclusion in the UCD Digital Library, ensuring important primary materials are made accessible for research and teaching. Facilitates access to collections through the provision of the Special Collections Reading Room. 

Evelyn Flanagan Special Collections Librarian

Evelyn Flanagan

+353 (0)1 716 7149

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Planning & Administration Unit manages the infrastructure of core functions which support the full range of library services for the UCD Community.  It is responsible for developing effective relationships and processes,  across library units and with central UCD administrative units, to provide critical functionality in the following key areas:

  • Financial & Management Information
  • Development & Strategic Initiatives
  • Communications & Outreach
  • Human Resources & Staff Training/Development

Carmel O'SullivanAssociate Librarian

Carmel O'Sullivan

+353 (0)1 716 7644

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Photo Coming SoonStaffing & Finance Manager

Shirley Moloney

+353 (0)1 716 7697

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 Planning and Strategic Development

Works with the University Librarian to explore and enhance fundraising, facilities development and programmes of strategic importance to UCD Library. Coordinates capital improvement projects, and projects for business continuity and recovery from disasters and other events that disrupt service; oversees and ensures compliance with legal and regulatory matters; contributes to the identification of initiatives of strategic importance, planning and incubating projects for potential mainstreaming into overall Library service.

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Ursula Byrne

+353 (0)1 716 7025

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Library IT Services

Develops and manages IT and technical functions of UCD Library. Leads development and delivery of all technical services and business systems in accordance with UCD Library strategy.

Samantha Drennan Head of Library IT Services

Samantha Drennan

+353 (0)1 716 2199

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Communication and Outreach

Responsible for a wide range of outreach activities to promote our Library identity, optimise the visibility and awareness of our services and resource range and the value placed upon them. Ensuring the consistency and quality of our communications and marketing, providing information on request to internal and external parties, co-ordinating physical and online Library events. Strategic management of our websites and use of social media is included in the brief and collaboration with colleagues regarding the overall user experience of our online interfaces.

Ros PanHead of Outreach

Rosalind Pan

+353 (0)1 716 7541

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