UCD Digital Library

UCD Digital Library

Interviews and reflections on the 1916 commemoration. 1916 and Me / 2016 and Us

Foreword to student literary journal: HERMES

A signed military permit: Loreto 1916

Entrance to the Savoy Cinema in 1930: Savoy Cinema Album

James Connolly & Jim Larkin arrest details: Dublin Metropolitan Police (DMP) Prisoners Books

The Shan Van Vocht, founded in 1896 by two Belfast women, Alice Milligan and Anna Johnston

English and Irish language readings by Irish poets. Irish Poetry Reading Collection

Irish Republican Hero. UCD student. Kevin Barry Papers

A fitting memorial to UCD student, Kevin Barry. Papers of the Kevin Barry Memorial Committee

May 1916 : Henry Street, Dublin, after the shelling of the rebels. 1916 Rising Postcards

James Joyce as a boy. Curran Collection photographs

Pat, 19th-century satire. Pat

Roman silver coin, UCD Classical Museum. Roman Republican Coins

Michael Collins & hurlers. Desmond FitzGerald Photographs

Stephens Green (1898) Thom's Directory Maps

Irish Free State Army soldiers Desmond FitzGerald Photographs

Page from a diary. Fr Francis A. Gleeson Papers

Housing Plans for Greater Dublin. Dublin Town Planning Competition 1914

Cork, Patrick Street (1920). Desmond FitzGerald Photographs

Drawing water, Omeath, Co. Louth. Folklore Photographs

Limburg POW camp. Boehm/Casement Papers

Georgian architecture. Domestic sites in Dublin

Visual resources. Beranger watercolours

History & politics. de Valera press photos

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New Collections

  • 1916 and Me / 2016 and Us
    1916 and Me / 2016 and Us Interviews with individuals giving their views on the significance of the events of 100 years ago and also on the meaning of commemoration.
  • Hermes
    Hermes Hermes (1907-8) was a literary journal for the staff and students of UCD, with contributions from the colleges of the Royal University.
  • Loreto 1916
    Loreto 1916 Contemporaneous accounts of the Rising as observed by the Loreto Sisters at St Stephen’s Green Dublin and Loreto Abbey Rathfarnham.

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Cultural heritage repositories at UCD hold unique resources that reflect the heritage and history of Ireland. UCD Digital Library provides access to resources from many UCD cultural repositories, including: UCD Library Special Collections; UCD Archives; the National Folklore Collection UCD; the UCD Irish Dialect Archive; map collections in the Schools of UCD School of Geological Sciences and Geography, Planning & Environmental Policy; the UCD School of Art History and Cultural Policy; the UCD Classical Museum; and more.

Many collections in the Digital Library are also published to Europeana, the digital online gateway to European cultural heritage collections.

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New Features

Full text search now available

Users can now search the text of scanned documents, and view results in UniversalViewer, an image viewer that enables keyword search via IIIF Content Search.

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UCD Digital Library has upgraded its default image viewer for visual resources to Mirador version 2.1

Mirador, a IIIF-compliant viewer, enables comparison of multiple images, provides annotation features, and now implements tools for the manipulation of image brightness, contrast, saturation, and more.

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