Library Update

Thursday, June 25, 2020 - 16:00

The Library will commence a gradual return to on campus operations from 29th June.

We are offering a 'click and collect' book retrieval service from June 29 2020.  Items can be requested here.

Items will be availabe for collection between 10:00 and 12:30 from the day after initial request (Monday-Friday).  Collection of books is by appointment only, details will be forwarded via email once request is approved.  Importantly, access will be to foyer only via swipe of MyCard for pre-arranged times between 10:00 and 12:30, Monday to Friday.

We are also offering a 'digital-on-demand' service for library material digitisation requests (subject to terms and conditions). This service is for staff only.  Items can be requested here

Books can be physically returned to the library via the Book Return bin to the left of the revolving door.  The library will remain closed at this time for public access and study purposes. Access to the Library is via the Kilcock Road, no access from the South Campus.

Continuing Online Services

For access to our eBooks please click here

For more information about our online resources and subject guides please click here

For further information please contact us on or via LibraryChat from Monday-Friday, 9.00-17.00.

All current loans have been extended and there will be no fines incurred during this period.

For more important information on our MU Library resources, have a look at our Covid-19 Library Guide.  We've put all of the resources together to help you navigate the available information.

All Maynooth University information and guidance related to Covid-19 is available here.

Opening Hours and Contacts
Both the John Paul II Library and the Russell Library are closed.

Remote Access
Off-campus access is available to MU and SPCM registered students and staff to c. 500,000 books, c.70,000 journals and a range of databases accessible via Library Search.

Further Information
We will continue to provide Library updates via our website and social media.  Please check your University email regularly for updates.