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MIC THURLES LIBRARIES

 

ABOUT

The O’Dwyer library is the main student library on the Thurles campus. It has approximately 15,000 print resources, including an extensive journal collection. The collection’s main focus is on the core subjects taught in Thurles - Religion, Education, Irish and Business. The Teaching Resources collection which consists of second level textbooks to assist students in lesson planning is also on site. There is also a collection of DVDs and CDs which students can use for lessons or their own study. Students have access to both ebooks and online journals through our electronic resources. 

 

SERVICES

The library provides a number of services for students at the St. Patrick’s Campus. The librarian offers free, one-to-one tutorials to students on academic writing, referencing and plagiarism. The library also offers information skills training, help and advice on electronic resources, book lending and inter library loans.

 

HOURS

Opening Hours are 9am-9pm Monday to Friday and 12am-3pm on Saturdays during semesters. The library is not open on Sundays. We also extend our hours during exam periods.

 

LENDING RULES

 

Borrower Type  Number of Items  Loan Period

 

Undergraduates

 

 

3 General Lending item
1 One day loan (DVDs)
2 Four hour loans

1 or 2 Weeks
1 Day
4 Hours

Staff

30 items

3 Months

 

Overdue items

Student overdue items incur fines at the following rates:

  • General Lending – 20c per day
  • 4 Hour Loans - €1 per hour
  • 1 Day Loans - €1 per day

 

Reserving items

General Lending items that are on loan can also be reserved, so if the item you need is on loan, put a reservation on it and when it is returned it will be held for you at the Issue Desk.

To reserve the item either go to the  Issue Desk and ask to have it reserved for you or go to the  Library Catalogue  and click on "Reserve this item"

 

Renewing items

General Lending items can be renewed  by any of the following options:

  • At the Thurles Library Issue Desk,
  • By accessing "My Account" on the Library Catalogue
  • By phoning 0504-20531

 

EXTERNAL BORROWERS

External readers can join the library at the St Patrick’s Campus for €20 per year. This entitles members to use of the library for research and study and can borrowing up to three books at a time. External members are advised that priority is given to students for both lending and use of the facilities.

 

CROKE LIBRARY

The Croke Library houses the Campus historical collection and consists of approximately 5,000 print books. The main focus of the Collection is church history and theology along with local diocesan history. Access to the Croke Library resources is by appointment only for researchers and books are not permitted to be loaned out.  

 

CONTACT DETAILS

Phone:00353-(0)504-20531

Address: MIC, St. Patrick's College, Cathedral St., Thurles, Co. Tipperary. E41 C424

Staff 

Librarian

Ruth Talbot

0504-20531

ruth.talbot@mic.ul.ie

Library Assistant

Marina Maher

0504-20531

marina.maher@mic.ul.ie

Library Assistant

Mary Mullaney 

0504-20531

mary.mullaney@mic.ul.ie

 

 

 

QUICK LINKS
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Mary Immaculate College, South Circular Road, Limerick, Tel:+35361 204300  V94VN26