Both Boole and Brookfield BHSL Libraries have re-opened with the safety of Library users and staff as our chief guiding principle.
Please see our policies and important changes regarding re-opening here
Update from our Director of Library Services, Colette McKenna regarding Library Services During COVID Level 5 - Here
The login for the Library's resources is the same as Your Student IT account sign on used for PCs, email, Canvas etc.
OneSearch searches across a lot of the Library print AND electronic resources at the same time, including:
Information on how to use OneSearch
Databases help you to discover what has been published in the journals, in your area of research. See the Subject Guide for suggestions for your area of research. The following are good multidisciplinary databases to use:
A 'journal' or 'periodical' or 'serial' = any publication published regularly (includes magazines, newspapers, newsletters).
A ‘scholarly’ or 'academic’ journal: periodical containing research articles, that is peer-reviewed, and aimed at researchers.
Peer review: every paper/article submitted to the journal is reviewed by independent experts. Papers are accepted/rejected based on quality.
The Library catalogue lists what we have in UCC Library. Do a search for your topic-
then choose to Modify Search by Online Resource to find e-books that you can access online:
In the catalogue record you will see a link to the e-book: