MIC THURLES LIBRARIES
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.
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.
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.
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3 General Lending item
1 One day loan (DVDs)
2 Four hour loans
1 or 2 Weeks
Student overdue items incur fines at the following rates:
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"
General Lending items can be renewed by any of the following options:
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.
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.
Address: MIC, St. Patrick's College, Cathedral St., Thurles, Co. Tipperary. E41 C424