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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

LGBT Studies: Books & eBooks

How to Find a Print Book

Use the Library Catalogue to find books and eBooks. Note:
Location: what floor it is on

Call number: where it is shelved - see the book's spine

Status: is it available or currently on loan?


You can choose to search for e-books only on the E-journals & E-books page - see:


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


It is also possible to do a keyword search e-book databases. E-book databases relevant for LGBT Studies include:

Books for LGBT Studies at UCC Library

There are many different keywords and search terms used to describe materials related to LGBT issues so search for as many different keywords as you can think of.

UCC Library uses the 'Dewey Decimal' system, an international classification system for bringing books on the same subject together under the same subject headings. 

Use the Library Catalogue to locate books.

New Books

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 instructions for Preferred Searches and email alerts.