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The Library of Trinity College Dublin
Coláiste na Tríonóide Baile Átha Cliath

Trinity College Dublin

Address: College Green

County: Dublin

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Library details: The Library of Trinity College Dublin is an Academic library.
This library is affiliated with Trinity College Dublin (view map) . The collection of the library contains 7,000,000 volumes. The library circulates 400,000 items per year.

Other Info: The Library of Trinity College Dublin is the oldest and the largest library in Ireland. The Library’s history dates back to the establishment of Trinity College Dublin in 1592. The Library supports the learning and research needs across all disciplines of Trinity College Dublin. It is a major research library of international repute and provides library and information services to the College community of staff and students as well as a wide range of external users and institutions. It comprises six contemporary libraries as well as the 18th century Old Library which hosts regular exhibitions of its manuscripts and other treasures. The Library was endowed with Legal Deposit privilege in 1801 and continues to receive copies of material published in the United Kingdom and Ireland. Today it has over seven million printed volumes with extensive collections of journals, manuscripts, maps and music reflecting over 400 years of academic development. It also includes extensive digital images of the Library collections as well as e-books, e-journals, Open Access items and audio visual items.

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Administration: The director of the library is Helen Shenton .

Collection size7,000,000volumes
Annual Circulation400,000transactions
Technology Profile
Product NameYear Contracted
Current Automation SystemSierra2013
Previous Automation SystemMillennium2008
Previous Automation SystemAdvance1996
Previous Automation SystemDynix
Discovery Service (w/index)EBSCO Discovery Service
Discovery InterfaceEncore
Institutional RepositoryDSpace
Reading List ManagerTalis Aspire2017
This library is responsible for the procurement of the library automation system.
Identifiers ID2201
WorldCat Registry ID87747
Ringgold ID8809

Record History: This listing was created on Dec 10, 1997 and was last modified on Apr 8, 2024.

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