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The College Library serves members of Trinity College and aims to stock all the books required for undergraduate courses, as well as a wide range of works for taught postgraduate courses and research students. In this section you will find information about using the College Library and the collections and facilities located in the Library.
Take a virtual tour of the College Library from the main entrance through the Catalogue Room and the Lower Library up to the Reading Room and the landing.

Desk Spaces

Plug sockets for laptop users have been fitted underneath the tables at the eastern end of the Reading Room. When you leave the library please ensure that any items you leave behind are kept to one seating area only, and that you have put a reservation slip with your name and the date on any library books you wish to leave there. You may reserve up to five books on a table for 24 hours at a time.


The Computer Room on the first floor is currently closed. Two Mac computers are available downstairs, in the first room on the right: the one next to the Returns terminal is for browsing the catalogue only, while the one near the printer is fully operational including internet access and printing. A DS login and password are required to access this computer.


To find out how to connect to WiFi in the library, please go to the MyTrin page on Connecting to the Wireless Network.


There is one multi-function device (printer/photocopier/scanner) in the first room on the right, on the ground floor. You will need your university card or DS user name and password to use it. Photocopying credit can be obtained by using DS-Print eCredit.

For information about compliance with copyright legislation, please click here.


The Library provides a spiral binding service at a cost of £2.00 per item. Please ask at the Enquiry Desk between 9.00 am and 5.00 pm, Monday to Friday. Please allow 24 hours for the binding to be completed.

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