The CDU Library is a one-person special research library servicing the information needs of the CDU Project Officers, of researchers based in Trinity College Dublin, and of all City of Dublin Education and Training Board staff – in schools, colleges, adult education centres, Youthreach centres and prison education units, as well as teachers engaged in postgraduate study and other researchers both nationally and internationally.

Business Hours

Mon – Fri 9.15 a.m. – 1. p.m. / 2 p.m. – 5 p.m.

* Please ring ahead: 01-4989512 or email

Our collections includes:

Curriculum Development
Education in Ireland
Teaching Methodologies
Vocational Education
Human Rights Education/Anti-Racism
Early School Leavers/Educational Disadvantage
The Library holds about 10,000 books, 50 videos, CD-ROM, DVDs and some journals. You can search most of our collection in the WebOPAC.

Please note that borrowing is only open to CDU and CDETB staff and researchers attached to CDETB and TCD’s School of Education.

The library is also the central point for the promotion and distribution of CDU publications.