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Library Re-opening

UCC Library is committed to reopening both Boole and Brookfield libraries as soon as it is safe to do so: the safety of library users and staff is the chief guiding principle. Read more about our plans and schedule for re-opening our Libraries .

Open Access: Benefits of going Open Access

Learn more about Open Access to Research

Increase the visibilty of your work

Once your research has been archived in CORA, it will be indexed by search engines and harvested by aggregators like OpenAIRE and rian.ie

You can measure that visibility through the usage statistics gathered by CORA

Benefits of Open Access for Researchers

Open Access Citation Advantage

Research has shown that archiving research early and often leads to increased citations. Various studies examining the open access citation advantage have been compiled here by SPARC.