Access to MIC Library
Admission to the Library: Registered Users
When you register you will be given a student card which is also your Library card. You will need your card to enter the library and to borrow books.
MIC Staff/Retired Staff
Your MIC Staff ID card is your Library card. You need it to enter the Library and to borrow books. Staff cards are issued by the Student Services Office in MIC.
Bring your UL Student ID card to MIC Library. You will need it to borrow.
Bring your UL Staff ID card to MIC Library. You will need it to borrow.
- Please note that we cannot accept direct applications from taught-course students at other Irish academic and educational institutions.
- Primary and Secondary school students cannot be admitted during semester.
Undergraduate and diploma students at other universities who wish to use the Library should apply to their own university library for a letter of introduction. Bring this letter to MIC library for up to one week's access. During the summer vacation period (mid-May -end of August) students may apply for access through the CONUL scheme. Please note a CONUL application is made through your home library. Bring your CONUL card to MIC library where you will be issued with a library admission card. Borrowing is not possible under this scheme.
Staff and postgraduate students (doctoral and masters - taught and research) at other universities in the Republic of Ireland can apply for reference access through the ALCID scheme. Please note that an ALCID application is made through your home library. Your ALCID card and a home institution ID card should be brought to MIC library where you will be issued with a library admission card. Borrowing is not possible under this scheme.
Sconul Access. Visitors who hold a SCONUL Access card can apply for access/borrowing facilities at MIC library. You can then register to borrow at the MIC Library Service Desk.
Admission to the Library: External Readers & Visitors