Cork County Library subscribes to a number of online subscription resources that can be accessed at any of our branch libraries (see Internet Facilities). Britannica Online, Oxford Art Online and Oxford Music Online can also be accessed by library members from their home or other Internet point by using their library card barcode.
This rich and varied resource caters for 3 different age groups. Please click on the relevant link below to ensure that you access the information that is most suitable to your level of research. This database can be accessed by entering your library card barcode.
JUNIOR (Ages 5-11) click here or graphic below
STUDENT (Ages 12-18) click here or graphic below
ADULT (Ages 18+) click here or graphic below
Irish Times Digital Archive
The Irish Times digital archive contains exact reproductions of all articles published by the Irish Times from 1859 onwards, and is available in all branch libraries via the Ask About Ireland website. This database can be accessed at any branch library.
Irish Newspaper Archive
Irish Newspaper Archive is the largest digital archive of Irish newspapers in the world, giving access to over 40 titles and millions of newspaper articles spanning 300 years of Irish history. This database can be accessed at any branch library.
Oxford Art Online
Oxford Art Online is an innovative gateway that offers users the ability to access and search the vast content of Grove Art Online and Oxford art reference in one location. This database can be accessed by entering your library card barcode.
Oxford Music Online
Oxford Music Online is a gateway that offers users the ability to access the vast resources of Oxford's music reference in one location. The cornerstone of Oxford Music Online, Grove Music Online, has been completely redesigned with a number of functional enhancements and new content. This database can be accessed by entering your library card barcode.
Ordnance Survey Maps
This resource allows online access to the OSI Historic Map Series, dating from 1829, and is an invaluable resource for those interested in local history. This database can be accessed at any branch library.
This is a not-for-profit digital archive that provides full-text access to scholarly articles from a wide range of academic journals and other trusted sources. This database can be accessed at any branch library.