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A - Z Index

A - Z Index

Scholarly Communications

A guide covering key aspects of scholarly communication.

SCONUL access

Access academic libraries in Ireland and the UK with a SCONUL (Society of College, National, and Academic Libraries) card. Visit UCD Library as a member of the SCONUL Access scheme.

Search engines for academic use

A guide to Google and other specialist search engines for the academic user.

Search tips

Some help in developing the best search strategy.

Self service

Find out how to borrow items using our self-service machines.

Service desks

Find out about the service desks throughout our libraries.

Short Loan Collection

Find out how to access and use our Short Loan Collection.

Social Media to Promote Research

See our guide for researchers.

Social spaces

Find out about the Library Hub and other social spaces around the Library, where quiet talking and group work is allowed.

Software tools

Tools like SPSS and NVivo to aid researchers.

Special Collections

The pages of UCD Library's Special Collections.

Staff contacts

Find library staff contact information by name or team.


How to find standards in print and online.


Find out how to get items that are located in one of our stores.

Strategy and Plans

We have a page with information and documentation on our strategy and planning.

Student Advisers

UCD Student Advisers website

Study rooms

Information about our group and individual study rooms.

Study skills

A collection of titles to help with all aspects of study skills.

Subject guides

We have a full range of starter guides highlighting key resources for studying individual subjects.

Subject Librarians

Now called College Liaison Librarians. What/Who are College Liaison Librarians? Find out how to contact them and how they can assist you.


Information about recent and planned surveys and other feedback exercises.

Systematic Review

A guide to undertaking a systematic review.

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