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This blog and RSS feed is used to send out alerts to members of Trinity College Dublin and those wishing to visit the Library.

Details on admission requirements, opening hours, borrowing rights, and access to the Library’s catalogues and databases can be found at the Library website.

Visitors wishing to see the Book of Kells and the Long Room may visit the Book of Kells website.

Library Services 21 July – 3 August 2014

Some Library Services will be reduced or curtailed from Monday 21 July to Monday 3 August:
1. The Early Printed Books and Manuscripts & Archives Research Library reading rooms will be closed to readers. Both reading rooms reopen on Tuesday 4 August 2014.
2. All libraries will be closed on Saturdays 26 July and 2 August. The 24-hour reading room in the Ussher Library and the 1937 Postgraduate Reading Room will remain open for current students with valid College ID cards. Saturday opening resumes on the 9 August 2014.
3. On Tuesday and Wednesday, 30 & 31 July, all closed stack materials held at the reading room counters in the BLU and Hamilton and Stearne Libraries will be sent back to their home location. Materials requested online from the catalogue during the 30 and 31 July will not be made available in the reading rooms until Friday 1 August.
4. All call slip requests for material held in Santry stacks made between 21 July and 3 August will not be fulfilled until the week of the 4 August.
5. Requests for materials that have to be consulted in the Early Printed Books reading room will not be fulfilled until the week of the 4 August.
During this period, closed stack materials requested online from the catalogue will continue to be delivered to the BLU, Hamilton and Stearne reading rooms (apart from 30 & 31 July). Call slip requests for material held in the BLU Stacks will be delivered as normal.
We apologise for any inconvenience to our readers, but much background activity is achieved in this period.

Berkeley Library – Interruption to network connectivity, 10.45am-11.45am, Thursday 10th July 2014

Berkeley Library – Interruption to network connectivity, 10.45am-11.45am, Thursday 10th July 2014
We have been advised that there will be no network connectivity in the Berkeley Library 10.45am – 11.45am, Thursday 10th July. This is to facilitate a switchover in the power supply to the Berkeley Library’s network panels.
During this time:
• All circulation services at the service counter, Iveagh Hall will be unavailable. This includes lending materials, processing book returns and fines and processing ASR materials delivered to the Reading Room.

Readers are advised to use the Fastlane machines located in the Orientation space and Lecky Library to borrow/renew library materials.

• The visiting readers’ and student PCs located in the Iveagh Hall, Berkeley Library will be unable to connect to the internet, online library resources and the library catalogue.

• Datapac Services located in the Berkeley Library (Level 1, Iveagh Hall & Iveagh Hall Basement) will be unavailable. Readers can access Datapac services in the Ussher and Lecky Libraries.
Library staff will be available to answer enquiries at the Duty Desk, Admissions Desk and at the BLU Service counter.
The Library wishes to apologies for any inconvenience caused by the maintenance works.

Interruptions to Berkeley/Lecky/Ussher Library Services, 10:30am – 12:15pm Monday 7th July 2014

Due to unexpected maintenance works the following services will be unavailable in the Berkeley/Lecky/Ussher Libraries between 10:30am – 12:15am Monday 7th July 2014:
• All circulation services at the Service Counter, Iveagh Hall will be unavailable. This includes lending materials, processing book returns and fines and processing ASR materials delivered to the Reading Room.

Readers are advised to use the FastLane machines located in the Orientation space and Lecky Library to borrow/renew Library materials.

• The visiting readers’ and student PCs located in the Iveagh Hall, Berkeley Library will be unavailable.

• Datapac Services located in the Berkeley Library (1st Floor, the Iveagh Hall, and  the Berkeley Basement) will be unavailable. Readers can access Datapac services in the Ussher and Lecky Libraries.

• The Duty Librarian service will be unavailable.
Library staff will be available to answer enquiries at the Admissions Desk and at the BLU Service Counter.

The Library wishes to apologise for any inconvenience caused by the maintenance works.