Griffith College Library

Off-campus & Remote supports

View the video below to get a full overview all the Library's online, remote services, and how between them they can support you in accessing library services and resources off-campus.

Below are some information posters of our online services. Whatever your needs, please do keep in touch and make full use of all our services that we continue to offer.

Click and Collect

If you are in a position to travel to the campus libraries, you can avail of the Click & Collect service, as the physical libraries are not open as yet. Browse the online library catalouge, and email your request to the relevant email below. Remember to include your student number.

  1. Search for books on the library catalogue
  2. email your request to your local campus library to arrange. collection.

Dublin Campus Library:
Cork Campus Library:
Limerick Campus Library: [email protected]

You will be contacted when they are ready to pick up.

Book Returns

Due dates for all current loans were extended before the start of Semester One. No fines were accrued.

All returned books will be quarantined for 72 hours and then discharged from borrowers' accounts. During this quarantine period, no fines will accrue.


We have access to many full-text eBooks online to support you in your studies and are adding to these all the time. All eBooks are accessible through the library catalogue.

Guidelines to access eBooks:

View the video demo below for instructions on how to limit your search there to eBooks.

Video Demo:  How to search for eBooks through the library catalogue (3:32)

Scan on Request

The Library has launched a scan on request service for registered staff and students to enable requests for scanned copies of print book chapters and journal articles held in the library.

Scan on demand is designed to support those who cannot physically make it to the campus libraries and who may require content from materials not within the scope of the Click & Collect service. This means it is primarily intended for reference materials ​for those students who are not in a position to physically visit the library.

The scan on demand service is free of charge.

How does the scan on demand service work?
  • Requests must be placed via email, and will be processed in the Dublin campus library for all college campuses.
  • You will need to accept a copyright declaration as part of the request process. In summary, scanned items are for individual research use only, and may not be shared, distributed, or posted elsewhere online. If you are a lecturer and wish to request a scan of a print book chapter or journal article for uploading to Moodle, please e-mail your request to the library.
  • You may place up to three requests at any one time, each request will be processed in turn.
  • Library staff will create scanned copies of requested book chapters and journal articles in compliance with copyright legislation, you will then receive these as email pdf attachments.

Library Zoom Meetings

We are here to support you in your studies, and encourage you to arrange a time to meet with us to answer any questions or queries you may have. We continue to offer all our library workshops and one to one meetings through Zoom.

Email the Dublin campus library or drop into our Ask a Librarian Zoom Session. This link may be accessed via our Library Moodle pages. Drop-in times will posted there, and during off-peak times just email [email protected] to arrange a meeting.

Office 365

All Griffith College students have access to the full Office 365 suite through their college email. One Drive is part of this package, it provides online storage and is a very convenient way to back up your work as you go. It can greatly help with your time management, and save you time when retracing your steps for previous versions of notes or assignments. Below is a link to a short video outlining how you can install Office 365, and use it to manage working on, and saving your work as you go.

Video Tutorial: Installing and using Office 365 

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