Postgraduate students are welcome to use any of the general student areas or computers within the library, but in addition to these spaces there are also some areas within the library that are designated solely for use by postgraduate students. Please ask at the information desk for directions to these areas.

Book rental limits for pg students:

Number of Items that can be borrowed at one time:

General LendingLoan DurationIn AdditionThree Day LoanOne Day LoanThree Hour Loan



28 days (4 weeks)

In Addition




Library opening hours:

Borrowing From Other Libraries

The interlibrary loan (ILL) service can assist you in obtaining material that is not held directly in the library. This service is aimed at academic staff, postgraduate students and final year undergraduate students.


ALCID is a co-operative access scheme agreed between Irish academic libraries. UL library is a member of the ALCID scheme. The scheme allows access to the collections of participating libraries on production of an ALCID membership card. The card is available to full-time academics, academic-related staff and registered students reading for taught or research Masters and Doctoral degrees. It is not available to undergraduates or students studying for a postgraduate diploma.

Faculty Librarians:

Book a Study room at the Library here