Special Collections & Archives hold a large number of subject areas including Ulster, Ireland, History, Politics, Economics, Theology, Philosophy, Literature and Language. Our subject guides highlight key subject strengths within our collections. A number of routes to search our collections are offered below.
Visit our web pages for a comprehensive overview of the collections we hold and the services we offer.
Our Manuscript Collections can be explored through detailed listings available on our Manuscripts web page.
RASCAL is an electronic gateway to research resources relating to Ireland. The site can be used to search or browse information about a wide range of research and special collections held in libraries, museums and archives in Ireland and abroad.
The full text of the majority of books published in English before 1800 are available on Early English Books Online (EEBO) and Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO). The English Short Title Catalogue (ESTC) lists most books published in this period.
Reference books dealing with early printed and rare books are also available in the Special Collections & Archives Reading Room.