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How busy is the Library?

Get an overview of real-time occupancy levels and study space and laptop loans availability in our libraries.

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Chat with us

Do you have a query? Chat with Library staff during opening hours.

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What's new in our collection?

See our New Arrivals website for the latest titles. We are currently prioritising the acquisition of ebooks and other online resources to help support remote teaching and learning.

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Use our Request and Collect service

Need a book from the Health Sciences, Richview or Vet Medicine Library? You can request books held in these libraries and collect them at the James Joyce Library.

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Extended opening hours

You can now study in the James Joyce Library from 10am-6pm on Saturdays, and our Blackrock Library is open three days per week.

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Open book exams and referencing

How do you get ready for open book exams? See our new infographic to find out what you need to do to prepare.

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