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
This guide aims to provide information on key resources for Theatre in University College Cork Library.The tabs at the top of the page will help you find:
OneSearch searches across a lot of the Library print AND electronic resources at the same time, including:
Information on how to use OneSearch
Important collections of rare & older material. Collections relating to Theatre include:
• 16th – 19th century: Older Printed Books. This collection includes individual and collected editions of John Lyly, Ben Jonson, John Webster, Christopher Marlowe and Shakespeare. Do a subject search for ‘English drama -- Early modern and Elizabethan’ to find out more.
• Anglo-Irish Literature and Culture: Daniel Corkery, Gerald Goldberg and Nancy McCarthy
• Book history & design: Friedlander Collection, Cuala, Dolmen and Three Candles Presses
To discover how these items can be used in assignments & research read Dr Edel Semple’s blog post on Shakespeare’s Sources.
See also the Guide for Special Collections