UCD Library Services - Spring 2021: Latest Information
Updated 20th January 2021
The James Joyce Library is OPEN from 9am-5pm Monday-Friday until further notice
ALL other UCD libraries are currently closed.
See our full opening hours timetable
Information about alternative Belfield study spaces is below.
NEW Request and Collect service
**NEW! Use our Request and Collect service. You can now request books from the UCD Blackrock, Health Sciences, Richview and Vet Medicine libraries and collect from the James Joyce Library. Fill in and submit the request form here.
Remote access to UCD Library
Download a series of clickable PDF infographics for help in accessing the online UCD Library.
Off campus access
Check out our step by step instructions and FAQs on how to access our ebooks, ejournals and databases from off campus.
Fill in the online E-Resources Support form for assistance if you have any difficulties accessing our resources online.
Alternative UCD Study Spaces
UCD Estate Services is providing additional study spaces throughout the week on the Belfield campus. Book via our seat booking link: https://ucd.libcal.com/r.
UCD Library 2020: Year in Review
View our latest video highlighting some of the achievements of our Library staff and units during the very challenging year that was 2020. View the 3-minute video on our YouTube channel at https://youtu.be/bbRg-Vt-AlA.
Cultural Heritage Units
UCD Library Cultural Heritage Collections UPDATE
The UCD Special Collections Reading Room will remain closed throughout January 2021, and will reopen the week of February 1st. Visits will be by appointment only. Staff are available for online assistance and can be contacted at email@example.com.
The UCD Archives Reading Room remains closed for the duration of the current Lockdown. A request and scan service is now in operation. Please see their website for details.
Booking a study seat
During 2020/2021, all study seats in all UCD libraries must be booked online and in advance.
The number of study seats available are reduced in each library.
Go to https://ucd.libcal.com/r to book a seat.
You can now book up to a maximum of eight hours per day (up to four 2-hour slots).
**PLEASE be sure to book your seat online and BEFORE arrival. Once in the building please sit only at your designated seat and remember to check in for contact tracing purposes.
Scan the QR code (bar code) on the desk sticker at your seat to check in.
If you arrive at your designated time and find your booked seat is occupied by someone else, please see library staff at the Desk.
Students can enter the libraries to browse the shelves, borrow books or seek assistance without booking, but please don't sit at a vacant seat if you have not booked.
Safety in UCD Library
UCD Library works with UCD Estates, the UCD Safety Officer, and University planning groups to maximise the services we can offer within the parameters of the Government Roadmap, and public health protection measures put in place to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Please see the Department of Education and Skills document "Practical Guidance for Further and Higher Education for Returning to On-site Activity in 2020" and also regulations regarding the wearing of face coverings.
- Last Updated: Jan 20, 2021 6:38 PM
- URL: https://libguides.ucd.ie/covid19remoteaccess
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