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Electronic Resources @ UCC Library: Accessing Electronic Resources

Information for UCC staff and students in relation to accessing electronic resources to support their learning, teaching and research.

Who can access electronic resources?

Current students and employees of UCC can access UCC Library's electronic resources for educational purposes only.

Access to electronic resources is determined by the legally binding contracts that we, as a University, sign when entering into an agreement with a publisher or provider.

Any queries can be emailed to


When will I be prompted to log on?

If you want to access full text licenced content, you will be prompted to log in.  This allows the resource to identify you as an authorised UCC user.

Simply enter your UCC IT Account details in the appropriate fields to gain full text access to the resource.

How do I log on?

UCC Students: Your username is your student email address ( and your password is your Student IT password.

UCC Staff: Your username is your email address and your password is your email password.