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Library and Information Service

Description of Service

The mission of the Library and Information Service is to support the patient care, learning, teaching, research and continuing education needs of the hospital. The services provided by the Library and Information Service include but are not limited to:

  • The development of a core collection of books and journals which reflect the areas of operation of the hospital and meet the information and continuing education needs of hospital staff and students.
  • Audio-visual materials (including DVDs) for training and reference.
  • Lending facilities.
  • Access to computerised databases of the health literature e.g. Medline, CINAHL, the Cochrane Database.
  • Reference services – provision of answers to users’ queries using the resources of the library and external resources (other libraries, the Internet etc).
  • Document Supply – obtaining items from other libraries and sources.
  • Training in information retrieval.
  • Access to library resources from home via Athens username and password

Contact Details

Library and Information Service
Mater Misericordiae University Hospital
Eccles Street
Dublin, 7

Enquiry Desk - General enquiries, renew books, inter-library loans etc.
Email: library@mater.ie  Phone: 01 803 2055       Fax: 01 803 4887

Angela Rice - Head of Library & Information Service
Email: arice@mater.ie  Phone: 01 803 2241         Fax: 01 803 4887

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Access to Our Services

The Library and Information Service is open Monday to Friday 8.00 – 13.00 and 14.00 – 17.00

All hospital staff and students who are on placement in the hospital may avail of the services.

Location and Directions

The Library and Information Service is located on the 2nd Floor, Our Lady of Mercy House (Centre for Nurse Education building), Nelson Street, opposite the Catherine McAuley Centre.

Useful Links

Athens Access (Mater Staff only)

Health Reports

Staff Details

Angela Rice - Head of Library & Information Service
Email: arice@mater.ie  Phone: 01 803 2241         Fax: 01 803 4887

Phyl Nugent - Library Assistant
Email: library@mater.ie  Phone: 01 803 2055       Fax: 01 803 4887

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