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Autumn Term Monday 19th September onwards

The IPA Library building is now open to students who wish to study in the Library reading rooms.   Current opening hours are 9.15am-7pm Monday - Thursday and 9.15am-5pm on Friday.

The Library will be open on Saturdays from 9.00am-2.00pm starting on 3rd September and continuing up to and including Saturday 10th December.  We will not be open on Saturday 30th October due to the Bank Holiday weekend.

Students may contact the Library via email at library@ipa.ie or click on the "ASK a Librarian" button on the bottom right of this page to chat with a member of the team.  Library staff can also be contacted by phone 01 2403625 (direct line) or 01 2403600 (Reception).

Library staff continue to work onsite in the Library to answer any queries and provide assistance in accessing material for all students who cannot visit the library in person.

Contact Details:
The Library, Institute of Public Administration,
57-61 Lansdowne Road, Dublin 4 | D04 TC62
Tel: (01) 240 3625 (Direct line)  (01) 240 3600 (Main Reception)
E-mail: library@ipa.ie
Twitter: @library_ipa

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If you are not a current IPA student or member of staff and wish to visit the Library please make arrangements in advance.

Services:

  • The IPA Library provides information, reference and lending services to Institute students, members and staff. The Library has a range of services to assist in meeting your information needs, including electronic databases and journals. The Library is constantly adding new books, both in print and eBook format, to the collection, you can view our NEW BOOKS GUIDE for information on our recent acquisitions. If it is not possible to come to the Library in person, you may request material by e-mail or phone.  A postal service is available for our distance education students.  The Library staff can offer help and guidance where appropriate.
  • Students involved in research or dissertation work should contact the Library staff for information on a range of resources that might be of relevance.

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Staff:

  • Senan Healy - Head of Library and Information Services
  • Marie Kilcullen - Assistant Librarian
  • Trudy Pirkl - Assistant Librarian
  • Mary Tracey - Assistant Librarian
  • Joanne Grimes - Senior Library Assistant

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