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Library Services During COVID-19 Closure

During this period of college closure, MIC Library’s online services continue to be available 24 hours per day to students and staff, and these are accessible via the Library Website.

How to Contact Us and Get Help

Library staff will be available to answer online queries from 9am-5pm, Monday-Friday. All user queries should be emailed to library@mic.ul.ie or sent through the Ask A Question link on the Library Website. Information on all MIC Library Services is also available on our A-Z of Services page on the Library Website.

Accessing Off-Campus

If you are a registered student or staff member, it is possible to access all online information resources from home. When you click on a link to a Database or an E-Journal, a window will pop up prompting you for a user name and password, please log in using your MIC username and password. More details are also available here.

Online Resources Available
  • Ebooks can be found in the Library Catalogue; enter your search term and under Collection select Electronic Books.
  • EJournal Articles can be found through the Library’s Search All search box (located at the top of this page) and E-Journals can be found on the A-Z of Journals Page - type the title of the journal in the search box.
  • Our Library Subject Guides give information on finding resources for a subject area.
  • For a full list of recently purchased E-books please go to our New E-books LibGuide.
Additional Resources

As the College closure progresses, online resource providers are starting to make their content freely available. The Library have created a Subject Guide to list these additional resources, which mostly consists of primary, secondary and higher level academic textbooks. We will update the Subject Guide as more resources become available.

Ordering eBooks for Courses

MIC Faculty members who wish to order eBooks to facilitate remote learning can do so by emailing library@mic.ul.ie and we will do our best to make the book available as quickly as possible. Not all books are available as ebooks, but we will endeavour to get as many ebooks for students as the College’s contracted ebook supplier can provide. MIC Faculty can contact library@mic.ul.ie if you require further information on this option.

Borrowing and returning of books

Fines have been waived on books for the duration of the period of closure. If you receieve an automated overdue notice, please ignore these as fines on any overdues will be waived once the campus reopens

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For the latest updates on COVID-19 from MIC, please go to the College's official updates page

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