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Photobook Collection: Access, Use & Copying

A photobook is a book where photographs make a significant contribution to the overall content.

Access & Use

Items from the collection must be requested in advance via the online request form.

Items from the collection published may be used in the Reference Reading Room in Special Collections & Archives. 

See Special Collections & Archives' Opening Hours for the hours when this room is open.

Copying

Items in the PhotoBook Collection are within copyright. See Academic Integrity - Copyright for information on length of copyright.

Irish Copyright Law allows users to copy material under 'fair dealing.' There are certain restrictions:

  • only a reasonable portion can be copied
  • material must be for private study
  • sufficient acknowledgement must be given

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 copying is required for publication then contact the respective publisher.