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Philosophy: Books & eBooks

Information on books, journals, databases and other useful philosophy resources.

Where in the Library?

Most print material related to philosophy can be found in the 100s on level 2 of the James Joyce Library.

Level 2 sign

Language dictionaries can also be found on level 2.

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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 48 hours.

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

Watch a short tutorial on how to find print books and ebooks using OneSearch:

Reference Books for Philosophy

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 philosophy include:

Books for Philosophy

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

Borrowing and Returning Books on your Reading List