WIT Libraries

Luke Wadding Library

The Luke Wadding library is located on the Cork Road campus, and is the central library for Waterford Institute of Technology.


The Luke Wadding library collection comprises over 180,000 print items, and over 120,000 eBook titles. In addition, the library houses over 340 hardcopy journals, and provides access to thousands of online journals through our database collections.


The Luke Wadding library opened in 2000 and can accommodate over 1000 staff and students over 3 floors. The library, designed by architects A&D Wejchert, is a green building and has won a number of awards including OPUS Award 2001, DoELG Sustainable Building Award 2000.


The library building includes a dedicated learning centre, Special Collections room, staff reading area, and group study areas. The library is also home to the Academic Skills Centre, the eLearning Support Unit, and a Careers Advice centre.


During term we open for over 66 hours per week, and we have extended opening hours near and during exam periods. Keep an eye on our news section for up-to-date details on the library and our services.

College Street Library

College Street Campus library is a branch library of Waterford Institute of Technology.

 

The library caters for subjects taught in College Street Campus as well as the Granary Campus. The library houses humanities, education, art and graphic design, architecture, legal studies, music, social studies and creative arts collections.

 

College Street Campus library collection comprises over 35,000 print items. The library houses over 60 print journals and provides access to thousands of online journals through our database collections.

 

WIT Libraries’ Music Collection is housed in College Street library. Resources available include music cassettes, music scores, CDs, CD-ROMs, and vinyl records. 

 

Audiovisual equipment is also available. The College Street library also holds audiovisual material relating to art, languages, music, and photography.

 

The library building includes a dedicated learning centre, and library training is provided throughout the year.

 

During term we open 62 hours per week, and we have extended opening hours near and during exam periods. Keep an eye on our news section for up-to-date details on the library and our services.

Explore the library

Virtual Tour

If you haven’t visited the Luke Wadding library before, the level of detail in our  virtual tour will make you feel like you’re here, in person – you can even wander between library shelves.

Start your tour in your own time – click the red dots for information and take the time to explore.

WIT Libraries policies and regulations

Currently under review for 2021

 

Library regulations exist to protect the rights and needs of all users and to enable the library to operate its services efficiently

Currently under review for 2021

Currently under review for 2021.

 

Information on the Copyright and Related Acts 2000, which replaces the Copyright Act 1963, bringing existing Irish legislation up to date with technological advancements and recent EU directives on the issue.

Navigate to information pages within the website. To search for resources, please use the search bar on the home page.