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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

Medieval Studies: Journals, Newspapers & Theses

medieval history, medieval literature, Europe, philosophy, art, religion, manuscripts,

What is an Academic Journal?

A 'periodical' or 'serial': any publication published regularly (includes magazines, newspapers, newsletters).

A ‘scholarly’/academic’ journal:  periodical containing research articles, that is peer-reviewed, and aimed at researchers.

Peer review: every paper/article submitted to the journal is reviewed by independent experts. Papers are accepted/rejected based on quality.

E-journals

Library E-journals:

  • Find specific electronic and print journals by searching the 'Journal Portal' 
  • Browse by journal subject, e.g. “History”.
  • Type “History” or “Middle Ages” into the “Search subjects starts with” box to get an idea of what is available.

Newspapers

For information about Newspapers in UCC Library, and newspapers available through Library databases, see the Newspapers Guide.

 

Selection of Newspapers Available

Theses

For access to UCC theses and theses from other Universities see the Theses Guide.

UCC Theses

The earliest Master's thesis dates from 1911: Conroy, Thomas. Intellect and will and their relation.

The earliest PhD thesis dates from  1939: MacCarthy, Bridget Gerard. Women's contribution to the development of the English novel: 1621-1818.  The full-text to this thesis is also available on CORA.