UCD Digital Library

UCD Digital Library

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James Joyce as a boy. Curran Collection photographs

Michael Collins & hurlers. Desmond FitzGerald Photographs

Stephens Green (1898) Thom's Directory Maps

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

Pat, 19th-century satire. Pat

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

  • Fr Francis A. Gleeson Papers
    Gleeson Papers and diaries of the Chaplain to the 2nd Battalion Royal Munster Fusiliers in World War I, giving a poignant perspective into life at the front.
  • Pat
    Pat "Artistic, literary, humorous, satirical...", Pat was a weekly periodical, published between 1879 and 1883, focusing on the current events of the era.
  • Dublin Town Planning Competition 1914
    Town Planning Urban planning resources giving an exciting insight into what was proposed for the redevelopment of Dublin...in 1914!

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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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Data Seal of Approval


As of March 9th, 2015, we are delighted to announce that UCD Digital Library has been awarded the Data Seal of Approval and, as such, is now recognised as a Trusted Digital Repository under the certification framework for digital repositories recognised by the European Commission.

More information can be found on our News page, in the News & Events panel, or click on the seal above to view our assessment document.

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