College Library

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.

 

 

BORROWING

Term time borrowing 10 books and 10 non-books items, for two weeks
2 online renewals
Vacation borrowing 10 books and 10 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 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.