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Huston School of Film & Digital Media: Books

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Loan Periods

Books in the Library have different loan periods:

  • 1 Day Loan
  • 3 Day Loan
  • Standard (borrower category dependent)

More information on borrowing books can be found at:

James Hardiman Library Borrowing


Books & Audio Visual Materials


Books relating to the Huston School of Film & Digital Media are mainly located on Floor 1. Some books may be located in Closed Access and can be requested. There are also e-books available from the library catalogue.

Audio-visual Material

The library has a small collection of audio-visual resources including DVDs, CDs and audio tapes.

One item can be borrowed at a time for a 24 hour loan period.

Reference Books

Dictionaries, Encyclopaedias, Handbooks, Statistics and other reference works can be an invaluable starting point for your research or study.  They also provide ready-reference access to factual information. Print reference works for the Huston School of Film & Digital Media are mainly located in Humanities and Social Sciences Reference on Floor 1.

There are also some useful online reference works available:


How to Find a Book


More Information on Books

Guide to the Dewey Decimal System

Our books are catalogued using the Dewey Decimal System. Our guide to this classification scheme will help you to identify the shelf numbers for your specific subject area.