Trinity College Dublin

Contact details

Website: Email: Telephone: +353 (0)18961661

About the library

The library of Trinity College Dublin is the largest library in Ireland. The library was established at the same time as the College in 1592 and now holds over 4 million volumes. It is a legal deposit library meaning it is entitled to claim a copy of every book published in the UK and Ireland.

British Library inter-library loan codes

Library code


Policy code


For an explanation of these codes, and for more information on arranging inter-library loans, see the inter-library loans page on the British Library website.


Accessing materials

Can I see live document availability on Library Hub Discover? No.

Can I obtain items via inter-library loan? Yes - subject to the library's local lending policy. See their website for details. You must request an inter-library loan via a library of which you are a member. Talk to your own library staff for advice on ordering an item.

Can I visit the library to view materials? Yes - see the library's website for access details. If you wish to visit it is advisable to contact the library in advance, to ensure that they can accommodate you and that the material you need will be available.


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