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The Library is available to current IPA students, IPA staff and IPA members. Visitors are welcome but should contact the Library in advance.
You can search our online catalogue here. You can search by author, title, keyword or subject. If you wish to request material, please contact the Library.
Undergraduate students can borrow up to five books for a loan period of two weeks. Postgraduate students can borrow up to ten books for a loan period of two weeks. We can post books free of charge to all our distance learning students.
Books can be returned by post. If returning material by post, please ensure that it is in a secure envelope and clearly addressed to the Library. Our address is The Library, Institute of Public Administration, 57-61 Lansdowne Road, Dublin 4, D04 TC62.
It is possible to search the IPA Library's online databases and journals from the IPA Library catalogue. The Ebsco Business Source Premier and Emerald Insight databases both contain a range of full-text articles on a variety of subjects. Further details and passwords can be found in the Library Student Guide which can be found in Moodle or by contacting the Library.
Yes, there are two videos available. The first is a demonstration of a basic search in the Ebsco Business Source Premier database. Please click here to view it. The second is a demonstration of the Advanced Search in the Ebsco Business Source Premier database. Please click here to view it. There is also a Powerpoint presentation on how to use the Emerald Insight database. Please click here to view it.
Library staff would be happy to provide a one-to-one session in the Library or we can talk you through accessing resources over the phone.
There are two reading rooms with wi-fi facilities. We have four computers for student use. We also have photocopying/printing/scanning facilities.
If visiting the IPA, the Library is located on the first and second floors of House 61. Access is via the main IPA reception desk.
You can contact the Library staff by email - email@example.com or by phone (01) 240 3625 (direct line) or (01) 240 3600 (Main Reception). Our postal address is: The Library, Institute of Public Administration, 57-61 Lansdowne Road, Dublin 4, D04 TC62.
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