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
Use the Library Catalogue to find books. Note:
For help, see:
See also: How do I find a book?
Please ask us if you can't find the book you are looking for
If you need a book that UCC Library does not have you can:
WorldCat: great free resource for discovering items held in other libraries.
Would you like to be alerted by email to new books received in the Library in your subject area? Just log into your Library Account on the Library Catalogue and save your search. See the instructions for Preferred Searches and email alerts here.
A Handbook is a book containing a collection of passages important for reference or a compendium of information on a particular subject and, more recently, any book (usually but not necessarily concise) giving information such as facts on a particular subject, guidance in some art or occupation, instructions for operating a machine, or information for tourists. (OED, entry 83815)
An Encyclopaedia/Encyclopedia can be described as an elaborate and exhaustive repertory of information on all the branches of some particular art or department of knowledge; esp. one arranged in alphabetical order. (OED, entry 61848)
UCC Library has a diverse collection of Handbooks and Encyclopedia's in various disciplines. Engineering Handbooks are shelved on Q+1. Click here to see a range of handbooks on food science.
For Encyclopedias on food science click here.