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Special Collections & Archives' Outreach & Engagement: The River-side

How Special Collections & Archives interacts with the world.

About the Riverside

RiversideThe River-side: Reflections on Research Collections is the social media presence of Special Collections, Archives and CORA, the Institutional Repository in UCC.

The River-side: Reflections on Research Collections is the blog which communicates information about research collections, projects and events in these areas. The focus is the Library’s unique and distinctive collections including older printed books, manuscripts, archive collections, and electronic publications on CORA.

The blog and Twitter account @theriversideUCC are produced by staff from Special Collections, Archives and Repository Services. The blog is updated on a monthly basis. @theriversideUCC is updated daily.

Image Caption: "Illustrated Half-title." Millikin, R. A. The River-side: A Poem. Cork: J. O'Connor, 1807.

 

The River-side: Reflections on Research Collections' Blog:   http://blogs.ucc.ie/wordpress/theriverside/

The River-side: Reflections on Research Collections' Twitter Account:  http://twitter.com/theriversideUCC

The Riverside: Reflections on Research Collections

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@theriversideUCC

Opening Hours

From Monday 29th November 2021 Special Collections and Archives is open Monday-Friday (excluding public holidays) to UCC staff and students, and members of the public. Individual Reading Room opening hours are as follows:

  • Reference Reading Room & Microform Room: Monday, Tuesday & Thursday, Friday: 11:00-16:30 and Wednesday: 11:00-19:15.
  • Rare Books Reading Room: Monday - Friday: 11:00-13:00 & 14:00-16:30.

For more information about what items must be requested and to request them via the online request form see Request Special Collections & Archives.

In addition we continue offering:

  • Scan & Deliver for Special Collections' material including items in the Reference Reading Room, Microform and items that show Special Collections by Request / Special Collections by Appointment on the library catalogue.
  • Reprographic requests for manuscripts & archival material via specialcollectionsarchives@ucc.ie

Every effort will be made to fulfil scan & deliver / reprographic types of requests, but this may not always be possible due to availability, copyright restrictions, size and condition of materials.

If you have any queries relating to our collections please email specialcollectionsarchives@ucc.ie. This email address is monitored regularly.