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Information & Communication Studies: Books & eBooks

Information about books, journals, databases, offical publications and other useful information and communication studies resources

Short Loan & 4-Hour Collections

Short Loan Collection

The Short Loan Collection (SLC) contains multiple copies of books in demand, or on reading lists and can only be borrowed for 48hrs. 

4-Hour Collection

The 4-Hour loan collection contains items that are in very high demand at certain times of the year. You can borrow and take these books anywhere in the Library, but they cannot be taken out of the Library building.

Finding Books using OneSearch

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Books for Information & Communication Studies

Books and eBooks are listed in OneSearch, our resource discovery service. Useful titles available via UCD Library include:

Reference Books for Information & Communication Studies

Reference items are helpful for finding background information; definitions and spelling; facts and figures; translations; statistics and topical overviews of subjects. Reference books can be found both in print and online. See here for further information

Useful online reference material for information & communication studies include:

Borrowing and Returning Books on your Reading List

Where in the Library?

Most print material related to information & communication studies is held on level 2 of the James Joyce Library Library

Computer science material can be found on level 4 of the James Joyce Library

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