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UCC Library now Re-opened.

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

Quad Reading Room Reservations: Home

Quad Reading Room Reservations

The Quad Reading Room is now available for reservations for individual unsupervised study.

Click here to make a Request

Accessing the Quad Reading Room

Access the Quad Reading Room

  • Only students with confirmed and approved seat reservations should enter the Quad Reading Room
  • Access to the Quad Reading Room is by swipe access only. Please have your UCC Student Card to access the Reading Room.
  • Enter by swiping at the external Quad Reading Room Door. Entry to the Quad Reading Room is not available via the main Boole Library Entrance.
  • Please make use of the hand sanitiser located inside the Reading Room.
  • Please sit at the seat number that corresponds to your booking confirmation. Please do not sit at another seat which will be allocated to another reader.
  • Please comply with all signage and guidance regarding cough etiquette and social distancing.

Terms and Conditions

The Quad Reading Room Reservation system from July 20th - August 7th is under the following conditions:

  • Use of the Quad Reading Room is for UCC students only.
  • Seats must be reserved ahead of time. Access to the Quad Reading Room without a confirmed and approved seat reservation is prohibited.
  • IMPORTANT: Before Your Booking is approved by staff.
  • Students must complete UCC's Student COVID 19 Induction Course, available as a self-enrol course on Canvas: https://ucc.instructure.com/enroll/BCBD9C before they make use of the Quad Reading Room. After completing this course, please take a screenshot of the confirmation page showing the completion of the course.
  • Seat reservation requests will not be approved until the confirmation course screenshot has been forwarded to library@ucc.ie. After receipt of this, library staff will confirm your seat reservation. If you do not send this on, your booking will be denied and the slot will become available again.
  • Seats are available in two bookable slots - 9:00am-12:30pm or 1:30pm-5:00pm. The Quad Reading Room must be vacated between 12:30-1:30pm to facilitate thorough cleaning of the surfaces.
  • The Quad Reading Room is only available from Monday - Friday during the bookable slot times listed on the booking page.
  • The maximum number of seats available in the Quad Reading Room is 28.