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Online Library Services during Campus Closure

When: Thursday, March 12, 2020 - 12:45

Online Library Services during Campus Closure

While the University of Limerick campus is closed due to Covid-19, the Glucksman Library has put services in place to enable online teaching and learning to continue off-site.  Online services are available 24 hours a day to UL students and staff and are accessible from the library website - to access library resources remotely log in to the remote access service using your UL network ID and password.  Opening hours for the building will be updated regularly.

How to contact us

Library staff will be on hand to answer online queries from 9-5, Monday – Saturday, excluding St. Patrick’s Day.  All user queries should be channelled through Ask Us-Tell Us or emailed to libinfo@ul.ie.  Follow library updates on Twitter (@ULLibrary) or Instagram (ullibrary).

Get Online Help

The Library’s Ask Us Knowledge Base contains helpful FAQs, from, ‘How to access electronic resources from home’ to ‘How do I request an e-thesis from UL Institutional Repository’ - If you can’t find an answer for your query you should submit your question here

Online Resources Available

eBooks - search the library catalogue and refine by Full Text Online

eJournals – search the library catalogue and refine by Peer Reviewed Journals  

Find a ethesis in UL Library http://ul.ie/library/explore-collections/theses

Select  sources for assignments/research on UL’s Subject LibGuides

Access Cite it Right Guide to Harvard Referencing

Research Services guide


Borrowing and returning books

Fines will be waived on books due back during the period of closure. 


Online tutorials and videos

To find online information, tutorials and videos about finding information, research support, Endnote, referencing, etc. click here


Faculty request to order eBooks

UL Faculty members may order eBooks for their modules to facilitate remote learning.  (Link to separate page)



To keep up to date with news on library services in this changing environment, check this page regularly, follow us via social media and consult UL’s official advisory site on Covid-19.