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The Library

Library Closure

Due to essential fire regulations work the Library will be closed from Monday 19th June until further notice.

  • Staff will be available to answer queries by email: and phone: 02890 384310.
  • Staff are located in TEL 13 on the 2nd floor of Central Building.  If you are collecting requested books or wish to pay a fine please come to TEL 13.
  • Should you require any physical items for loan, please allow staff up to two weeks in order to retrieve these items for you, as access to the Library will be strictly controlled by the building contractors. Electronic resources will be unaffected by this work and will be available on and off-campus.
  • Access to PCs and multi-functional devices will still be available either in the Learning Resources Room or in IT Suites 1 and 2. Please enter Learning Resources via door M408 in the corridor which will be signposted clearly.


Welcome to the Library ‘at the heart of the University College


The Library will equip you with the skills and knowledge you need to achieve academically and to maximise your employability. It is a partner in teaching, scholarship and research. The Library provides access to:

  • A wide selection of print and electronic resources
  • A classroom resources collection
  • Inter-library loans
  • The Ulster Collection – comprising over 1500 items relating to education, history and religion of Ireland, North and South
  • The Lawrence Collection of rare Irish images from 1870-1914
  • Networked computers and free Wi-Fi
  • Mutli-Function Devices
  • A variety of study areas to suit your individual and group needs
  • Library induction for all staff and students

The key to these collections is the catalogue, StranCat

For more information see the ‌Library Services Guide



Latest News

Classroom Resources Video

This video introduces the Classroom Resources Area at Stranmillis Library and highlights the wealth of resources available for teaching Maths in Primary schools.

Silent Study

There are now dedicated silent study areas.

How to find E-Books

From StranCat, enter the phrase electronic books, and select a Subject search. This will give you a list of all E-Books currently available. Click on the ‘connect’ button and you will be taken directly to the resource. For off-campus access, conduct your search in the usual way within StranCat; when you click on the ‘connect’ button, you will be prompted to enter your Stranmillis username and password.


For access to the Stranmillis ebook collection via MyiLibrary click on the link below:

Stranmillis ebook collection


For a guide to downloading Stranmillis ebooks see:

Ebook download guide PC and tablet

Ebook download guide iPad


We welcome your comments and suggestions for additions to stock.

Contact Us

Tel: 028 9038 4310


Or find us here on the Stranmillis Campus