Explore, research, and identify best practice in collection development.
Acting as the unified voice of and for CONUL, its institutions and sub groups.
To explore and promote best practice for public/customer services within CONUL libraries.
Focusing on copyright and other regulatory affairs of interest to libraries.
Exploring and promoting best practice and providing guidance in a wide range of Research activities.
Working to promote the role and measure the value of, libraries in teaching and learning within Higher Education.
Identifies training needs within member libraries, runs an ongoing co-operative training and development programme.
Focusing on the promotion and visibility of Unique and Distinct Collections including Archive Collections, for research and public engagement.
The reimagined and extended Glucksman Library, which opened in 2018, was designed to transform the Library and the University for scholarship in a digital age.The 6,000 square metre expansion of the Glucksman Library brought the overall number of study spaces to 2,200 and created an expanded range of study environments for silent, quiet and group work.
In addition to group study, meeting and training rooms, the library at UL has a Digital Scholarship studio, data visualization lab, a Moot Appellate Court, practice presentation room and exhibition space.The new library features an ARC, an automated book retrieval and delivery system, the first of its kind in Ireland.