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Online resources available to help you with your research.

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Current news and historical newspapers from ProQuest



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Newspapers and Periodicals Index

To search our index of newspapers, periodicals and journals, visit https://ccnews.interleaf.ie/


Irish Newspaper Archives

Irish Newspaper Archive is the largest online searchable database of Irish Newspapers showing newspapers in their original format. This service is free to use on any of our public computers in all our libraries. (In-house access only)


Other Online Resources

The Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland- This huge new dictionary is the ultimate reference work on family names of the UK, covering English, Scottish, Welsh, Irish, Cornish, and immigrant surnames. Cork City Libraries borrowers can login by using their library barcode.

The Dictionary of Irish Biography - This comprehensive and authoritative biographical dictionary for Ireland contains over 9,000 signed biographical articles. We provide free in-house access to the Dictionary of Irish Biography in all our libraries. (In-house access only)

JSTOR — An online archive of academic journals and other scholarly content. Cork City Libraries provides free in-house access to JSTOR's Ireland Collection of almost 100 journals within JSTOR. (In-house access only)

Britannica - Registered members of Cork City Libraries can access Encyclopedia Britannica Online by entering their current membership barcode.

Naxos Music Library - We now offer free access to Naxos Music Library. Just click on the link and enter your 14-digit library barcode number to gain entry to this useful resource. Note: Adobe flash player is required to use this site. If you are unsure if your version is adequate, you can find the latest version of Adobe Flash here: www.adobe.com/ap/products/flashplayer/