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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

Early Years and Childhood Studies: Books and eBooks

Library Resources for Early Years & Childhood Studies

How to Find a Book

Use the Library Catalogue to find books and eBooks. Note:

  1. Location: what floor it is on
  2. Call number: where it is shelved - see the book's spine
  3. Status: is it available or currently on loan?

For help, see:

See also: How do I find a book?

Can't find the book you are looking for? Just  ask the library staff.

Books for Early Years and Childhood Education

UCC Library uses the Dewey Decimal system.

Use the Library Catalogue to locate books.

You can search the catalogue below:

Recommend a Book for the Library

You can recommend a book for UCC Library to purchase. Click here and log in to your Library Account.

Find eBooks

Most of UCC Library's eBooks can be located through the Library catalogue. A 'view online' link is provided to the eBook,  for  example:

Ebrary  is an eBook database which  provides access to books on Early Years and Childhood Education as well as books on academic writing and research methods

It is also possible to keyword search eBook databases. For a full list of these (for all subject areas) see here.

Selected eBooks for Early Years and Childhood Education

Just click on the book cover or title  below to access full-text

Sourcing Books from Other Libraries

If you need a book that UCC Library does not have you can:

WorldCat: great free resource for discovering items held in other libraries.

Search for an item in libraries near you:
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