Author Archives: Breeda Herlihy

Theses 1000

This week the UCC institutional repository, CORA has reached a milestone moment surpassing 1,000 doctoral thesis records. Since Autumn 2013, doctoral candidates have been required to submit their thesis record and abstract to CORA therefore the bulk of our collection … Continue reading

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Spring is in the air: George Boole on St. Patrick’s Day

Through the George Boole Papers held in UCC Library, we get a great insight into life of an academic living in Cork in the nineteenth century. Boole was obviously a considerate family man and wrote frequently to his family in … Continue reading

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Framing an exhibition – reflections from Sir Henrys@UCC Library

The River-side welcomes our UCC Library colleague Martin O’Connor for this guest post on his experience curating the exhibition “Sir Henrys@UCC Library”. UCC Library is currently hosting an exhibition entitled SirHenrys @UCC Library that closes Saturday 27 September. The exhibition … Continue reading

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Photography: evolution and interpretation

Special Collections has brought together material from UCC Library collections around the theme of photography to complement ‘Spectrum’, an exhibition of photographs by Stefania Sapio currently on display in the Boole Library. There is a selection of material from Special … Continue reading

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Benefits of Open Access to Research

The theme of International Open Access Week 2013 is ‘Redefining Impact’. It’s an interesting theme because it’s a question I frequently get asked when I talk about the benefits of open access to research. Researchers from higher education and research … Continue reading

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A grand tour – an exhibition of paintings in the Boole Library

An exhibition of paintings by Geraldine O’Riordan is about to open in the Boole Library, University College Cork. These paintings will provide glimpses of some of the finest Irish Georgian architecture. They were inspired by tours of approximately 200 buildings … Continue reading

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