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Education ECCE: Books & E-books

Shelf Location

Level One
150 Psychology
155 Human growth & development
155.4 Child psychology
155.418 Play (psychology)
370 Education
372.21 Early childhood education
Level Two
300 Sociology
305.23 Child sociology
306.8 Family & society
362.5 Poverty
362.71 Child protection
362.74 Child welfare
616.0252 Child safety & first aid
618.92 Paediatrics
641.5633 Child nutrition and diet
649.1 Baby & childcare
649.5 Play (childcare)
808.042 / 808.066 Study skills / academic writing

Inter-Library Loans

The Inter-Library Loans service is a way for current students and staff of MIC Limerick and MIC Thurles to obtain research material which is not held in our college libraries or the University of Limerick Library. This service is available to:

  • Staff 
  • Postgraduate students
  • 3rd/4th-year undergraduates (for the Final Year Project)

Contact ILL at


Where in the Library?

Books on Early Childhood are held on Level 1 (372.21) and Level 2 (649)

The map below shows the layout of the library and the location of each collection. Click to enlarge it.

The Shelfmark box on the left will also help you find what you are looking for.


The Library offers a Click & Collect service alongside our normal borrowing service.

How does Click and Collect work?

1. Order your books through Summon and your Library Account Online (See our How to Use Library Services Guide for an instructional video on how to request books)

2. Wait for the library to email you that your book is ready for collection

3. Come to the Library Reception to collect your book

Borrowing Rules

Undergraduate students can borrow up to 20 items

Postgraduate students and staff can borrow up to 28 items

Loan periods is 1 week but will be auto-renewed for 12 weeks  (Exception is 1 day loans)

Exception: if an item is requested by another user it should be returned within 3 days or a €1 fine per day will apply


For more information, please click here.

E-Books (from Ebook Central)

In the Library Catalogue type in the author and/or the title into the search box.

  • Click on Full Text Online
  • Enter your college username and password

Choose an option

  • read the book online (there is more functionality with this option)
  • download on a 1 day or 2 day loan (you will need to have the Adobe Digitial Editions software downloaded on to your device in order to do this). Ebooks that are downloaded will automatically disappear from your device once the due date has expired.

Features of Ebooks:

  • Save books to your bookshelf
  • Share the link to the ebook
  • Get a citation for the book
  • Make notes (Please note that this option is only possible by selecting the 'Read Online' option)

New Books - Education ECCE

Finding Books on the Catalogue

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