*Excluding January and Easter Recess.
For further details see the Library Calendar.
We are open to UCC staff and students, and members of the public. For more information about what items must be requested and to request them via the online request form see Request Special Collections & Archives.
If you have any queries relating to our collections please email email@example.com or phone 021 490 2282.
Special Collections & Archives serve as the repositories for primary source material and the secondary sources that support such primary sources. The decisions for acquisition and selection of material are based both on the unique and distinctive format and content of the materials, as well as building and enhancing existing collections. Such material and collections as listed below then facilitate research, teaching and learning by the University College Cork community as well as by the wider community.
Our collection remit has a Cork / Munster focus and we are active in acquiring items particularly for: photography, travel, Irish and Anglo-Irish poetry collections.
To discover our 132 open collections:
Read more about Special Collections including how to search on the library catalogue for books and more!
Read more about Archives including how to use a descriptive list.
All material is for use in Special Collections & Archives only. It cannot be used elsewhere in the library or borrowed.