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Trinity College Library Dublin

College Street
Dublin 2

Ireland

+353 1 8961661

Type: Library

Web site: http://www.tcd.ie/Library/

Description: Trinity College Library is the largest library in Ireland. Its collections of manuscripts and printed books have been built up since the end of the sixteenth century. In addition to the purchases and donations of almost four centuries, since 1801 the Library has had the right to claim all British and Irish publications under the terms of successive Copyright Acts. The bookstock is now over four million volumes and there are extensive collections of manuscripts, maps and music.

The Library has a triple rĂ´le. As a university library it serves the needs of the College's undergraduate and postgraduate students and of the academic staff; it is also a research library of international repute, making available much rare material to scholars from all parts of the world. In addition, it provides an information service to government departments, to research organisations and to technical, industrial and commercial bodies within Ireland.

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I don't believe in an afterlife, but if there is such a thing as heaven, this is it. Enough books for all eternity in the Long Gallery, with pubs and tea shops just beyond the walls! And, of course, the Book of Kells.
June 2008 by karen5l

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