Summer in DCU Library

DCU Library will remain open during the summer with slightly reduced opening hours across all sites. This allows access to academic resources, study spaces and collections for students, staff, and researchers.
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students in Cregan library 

Check out the sections below for more details on the opening hours in Cregan, O' Reilly and Woodlock Hall library, how to contact us, the different ways to access our collections, and even some summer reading recommendations! 

Dublin Literary Award 2023 Short list
Summer Reading

Summer is the perfect chance to catch up on reading for pleasure, and DCU Library has an extensive fiction collection! 

We also have copies of the six titles shortlisted for the prestigious Dublin Literary Award 2023.

Find out more about this award, and how to borrow either a physical copy or eBook from DCU Library on our Dublin Literary Award 2023 webpage

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Help & Support

Our team of friendly and professional Library Staff are available all summer to help you get the best out of the wide array of print and online collections, and the support services available to you

Areas we can help with include:

  • Finding books and eBooks on your reading lists, and using the library catalogue (Library Search)
  • Borrowing, renewing and requesting print material
  • Locating subject information for your assignments and class projects
  • Help searching library databases for academic journal articles 
  • Help with citing and referencing / avoiding plagiarism queries
  • General assistance with all library services and collections

Contact us if you have any questions:

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Contact Us

If you have any questions about the library or need any advice on how to get the best out of our many resources, please feel free to contact us using the details below. We are always happy to help!


Cregan Library

St Patrick’s Campus

T: +353 (01) 700 9134

O’Reilly Library

Glasnevin Campus

T: +353 (01) 700 5041

Woodlock Hall Library

All Hallows Campus

T: +353 (01) 700 8517

Live Chat Available: Get answers fast to short queries with our live chat feature. Simply look for the pop-out tab and a member of staff will reply almost instantly.

Available Monday - Friday, 10am - 4pm


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