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John Minihan Collection: Access, Use & Copying

Items from the personal collection of John Minihan.

Access & Use

Items from the collection must be requested in advance via the online request form.

Items from the collection may be used in the Reference Reading Room in Special Collections & Archives. 

See Archives & Special Collections' Opening Hours for the hours when these rooms are open.


Items in the John Minihan Collection are in copyright. See Academic Integrity - Copyright for information on length of copyright.

Irish Copyright Law allows users to copy material under 'fair dealing.' There are certain restrictions:

  • only a reasonable portion can be copied
  • material must be for private study
  • sufficient acknowledgement must be given

Check with Special Collections' staff if photography or scanning is possible and fill in the appropriate form before taking photographs or scanning pages.

If copying of John Minihan's images for publication is required, then permission to use the material must be sought in advance from Crónán Ó Doibhlin, Head of Research Collections, UCC Library.

If copying of items which are not John Minihan's images are required for publication then contact the relevant publisher.