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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.
Watch this 2-minute video outlining the changes to our services, and explaining how to navigate the Library successfully in 2020-21.

Borrowing

Term time borrowing 20 books and non-books items, for two weeks
Online renewals
Vacation borrowing 20 book and non-book items
All items are due back on the first day of term

Overdue fines: 50p per item per day
View your borrowing record by logging in to your account via the link in the header of the catalogue to see when your items are due or to renew them.

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.

Computers

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.

WiFi

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

Printing/Photocopying

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.

Binding

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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