Trinity College Dublin, University of Dublin

Last updated 2nd October 2008 
Name of library Trinity College Dublin, University of Dublin 
Address  College Green, Dublin 2, Ireland
Telephone  01 608 1661 (Administrator); 01 608 2985 (Theology Librarian)
Alternative names Trinity College Dublin 
Contact & Job Title  Brian O’Connell, Subject Librarian
Purpose & main user community of the library  Undergraduate, postgraduate and research university library
Terms of access  Consultation ticket to bona fide students and serious researchers (including members of the public)
Opening hours  M-F 09.30-17.00; Sa 09.30-12.30
Disabled access  Wheelchair and invalid lift access throughout
Lending to other libraries & visitors  Yes. None.
Number of volumes 100,000 
Periodicals – Back Issues  200
Current Periodicals  
Other materials  Mss; early printed books
Volumes added per year  3-4,000
Coverage  Theology; biblical studies; Jewish studies; Mediterranean and Near Eastern studies
Special Collections  Early printed books dept. or consult printed catalogue
Manuscripts  Contact mss dept for 1900 onwards, otherwise consult printed mss catalogue
Research resource  Post 1800 British and Irish publications; earlier publications and mss from 1500
Catalogue Type  Computer post 1960; printed pre 1870, 1870-1960
URL of catalogue
Other facilities  Photocopying, reprographics and photography; no WWW access for non-registered staff or students
Full Time Staff  135 (Total)
Part Time Staff  
Voluntary Staff  
Changes in next five years affecting the above  
Anything else about the library About 10% of materials are on open-access display; the rest is, of necessity, housed in serviced storage.