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The Library Council, Ireland (An Chomhairle Leabharlanna)

Libraries in Ireland

Access to Irish Catalogues via Telnet and WebPac's

Irish Library OPACS and Information Resources

Dublin City Library

Marsh's Library

Newberry Library

Russell Library

Linen Hall Library in Belfast. TELNET: telnet:// Contains 150,000 volumes, 75,000 pamplets, plus periodicals, etc, on genealogy, heraldry, history --its strength being Irish and local studies in Belfast, Antrim, and Down. The Genealogical Collection has 5000 volumnes on Ulster, Scottish, and American connections.

The largest Irish (not necessarily genealogical) collection is at the Belfast Central Library

Trinity College, Dublin, Library
TELNET: telnet:// (login name is "opac")

University College Cork, Library
TELNET: telnet://

University College Dublin, Archives Department
TELNET: telnet://

University College Galway, Library
TELNET: telnet:// (login name is "library")

St. Patrick's College Maynooth
TELNET: telnet://

FAMILIA, British and Irish Library Resources Online

Library of the Centre for Emigration Studies
at the Ulster American Folk Park and in the Local Studies Departments of the Education and Library Boards in Armagh, Ballymena, Ballynahinch, Belfast, Enniskillen, Londonderry and Omagh
The collection itself is indexed by card. The database itself is accessible from the listed universities.
...The Library has 6,000 volumes, 1,340 maps and some journal, microfilm, recordings. It offers a part time MSSc course in Migration Studies in association with Queens.
...The database contains primary source documents on all aspects of Irish emigration to North America, including Canada. It contains ship lists, letters, family papers, and diaries of emigrants, shipping advertisements , newspaper reports, death and marriage reords of former emigratns, births, etc. It publishes as well.

A useful book for NI is Robert K O'Neill "Ulster Libraries: Archives, Musums and Ancestral Heritage Centres" (Ulster Historical Foundation, 1997) ISBN 0 901905-79-8.

The Librarians' Index to the Internet">

Libraryspot - The best of libraries, newspapers, encyclopedias, maps, etc

Allen County Public Library
The Fred J. Reynolds Historical Genealogy Department has its own website at:

Library of Congress


Librarians Serving Genealogists: Genealogy Libraries on the WWW

Submitted by Sunny and Patches

Libraries and Inter Library Loans, World Wide

If you go to: DOCUMENTATION AND PUBLICATIONS you will note a section called:
University level user-friendly resources: UC Systemwide sample See: LIBRARIES for access and overview information.

Within this section is:
OCLC databases and catalog

The WorldCat section of this site has current connections to over 17,000 OCLC libraries worldwide and over 38,000,000 [38 million items]. A brief study of the record database indicates that approximately 25%-50% or more of the non-circulating book collection, as well as many of the microform collections, in the SLC LDC FHC, are in this OCLC system. If you can access FIRSTSEARCH from a local resouce center and use Interlibrary loan facilities, you will find you may make a tremendous savings in time, talent, means and effective effort in your research projects. Additionally, there are many rare and more expensive scholarly resources that can be obtained via this route that are NOT in the SLC LDS Library. Since the loan system obtains records from any depository site that will offer a book/microform for transport, there is a good possibility that you will be able to find what you want delivered locally. This can be, for example, from Princeton Univeristy Library, Seattle, Washington, or somewhere in the State of Virginia, all in the same shipment.

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