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COVID-19 Information: Overview

This guide lets you know the databases and resources available to you, both those provided by the library, and those provided for free by publishers.

IADT Library services and resources are available both online via the Library website and online discovery system as well as in the physical Library located in the Atrium building.

The physical Library space is open on a restricted hours, appointment-only basis. Click here to book an appointment. 

Staff and students should continue to avail of online services and resources and should only visit the physical library to access materials and services that are not available electronically.

Accessing the Library In Person

IADT Students and staff are permitted to visit the Library by appointment only. Click here to book. No other visitors are permitted to visit the Library.


In accordance with social distancing measures in the Atrium building, there is one entrance and one exit for the Library which are clearly signposted.


All visitors to the Library must wear a face covering at all times and use the hand sanitizer provided. Please also use the cleaning supplies provided to wipe down your study space before and after your visit. 


When entering and leaving the Library, staff and students are required to scan their IADT ID card at the designated point. This data is recorded for contact tracing purposes in the event of a case of COVID-19 occurring in the Library, will not be accessible to Library staff and will be stored in accordance with GDPR.

Protocol documents

Please see the two documents below for information on Library protocols during COVID-19 restrictions.