Items from the collection must be requested in advance.
Items from the collection published may be used in the Reference Reading Room in Special Collections & Archives.
See Archives & Special Collections' Opening Hours for the hours when these rooms are open.
Items in the O'Connell Collection may be in or out are out of copyright. See Academic Integrity - Copyright for information on length of copyright.
For items out of copyright:
As many items are annotated the individual copies of each work are considered unique, therefore please fill in the appropriate form before taking photographs or scanning pages.
As some items may be in fragile binding please check with Special Collections' staff if photography or scanning is possible.
In addition, if reprographics is required for publication then permission to use the material must be sought from the Special Collections Librarian.
For items within copyright:
Irish Copyright Law allows users to copy material under 'fair use.' There are certain restrictions:
Check with Special Collections' staff if photography or scanning is possible and fill in the appropriate form before taking photographs or scanning pages.
In addition, if reprographics are required for publication then contact the respective publisher.