Cork Institute of Technology

Name of library
Cork Institute of Technology

Address of principal library
Cork Institute of Technology
Rossa Avenue, Bishopstown,


Opening hours
During Academic Term: 08.30 – 21.45 Monday to Thursday
Friday 08.30 – 17.30; Saturday (open close to exam time)
Can vary: check here for current times:

Cork PAL Co-ordinator Jean Ricken, Librarian
Contact’s email
Tel. no  021 4335280

Requirements for referral
Referral from another participating library required. Telephone call or email in advance to one of the Cork PAL coordinating team, one week’s notice preferable. 021 4326501. ID required.

Statement of access to resources in your library
Reading access to reading material. Listening access to music in the CSM library. No borrowing facility. No access to online resources (journals etc.)

Library Collection

Cork Institute of Technology’s Bishopstown campus library is housed in its award winning building since 1994.  In a total area of 2,600 square metres, the library provides more than 500 study spaces, over 60,000 volumes along with subscriptions to a comprehensive collection of journal titles. Photocopying facilities.
Stock covers all subject areas taught in the Institute ( Particular strengths include Science, Information Technology, Engineering, Business Studies and Social Studies. Click here to search our catalogue:
There are specialist collections in the libraries at the constituent CIT schools: