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James Hardiman Library

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The James Hardiman library is the main library for the University. It contains archives, special collections, and a selection of computers students have free access to. It also has meeting rooms for group study, the academic writing center, and the disability support service.

See room list is at the bottom of this page.

Directions and GPS:

The Library is located in the center of campus beside the Arts/Science Concourse and across from the Arts Millennium Building.

Location Coordinates:
53°27'99.3"N 9°06'14.8"W

Student Calendar:

What's Inside This Building?:

Rooms    Social    Catering    Offices

Group Study Rooms

Academic Writing Centre

Disability Support Service

European Documentation Centre


Map of the building:

Ground Floor


First Floor


Second Floor


Fun Facts:

The James Hardiman Library is a legal deposit or "copyright library", which means that publishers in the country must deposit a copy of all their publications there, free of charge.

The Library is named in honour of James Hardiman who was the University's first Librarian.
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