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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

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Once your research has been archived in CORA, it will be indexed by search engines and harvested by aggregators like OpenAIRE and

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.