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Books: Our Print Book Collections: Library Print Collections

Main Collection, Reference, Restricted Loan, Ebooks Collection

Print Book material

Anderson Yeats Collection

Material relating to Yeats and Anglo-Irish literature, including some early editions, donated by Anderson and Associates Ltd. Located in the lower ground floor in secure shelving.


Material relating to the history and administration of IT, Sligo. Located in the lower ground floor in secure shelving.

Art Catalogues

Exhibition art catalogue leaflets. They are boxed in alphabetical order beside the art collection on the ground floor.

Anne Yeats Art Collection

Art books from the collection of Anne Yeats, donated by her brother, Michael Yeats. Located in the lower ground floor in secure shelving.


Material in loose leaf format, folders, packs etc. Shelved on the first floor on the left hand side before the bound journals.


A collection of Irish language material on all subject areas shelved beside the Literature books (800s) on the first floor.

Gaeilge Reference

Irish language reference material shelved with the Irish language collection on the first floor.


Supreme and High Court Judgements are located with the Official Publications collection on the first floor.

Main Collection

The bulk of the book stock is in Main Collection. This is shelved on the ground floor of the library with languages, literature and general fiction (400s and 800s) upstairs on the first floor.

Map collection

Various maps including those of the Ordnance Survey of Ireland (Discovery series, 6” sheets and town plans), Geological Survey of Ireland (booklets in Official Publications), and Dúchas Dúchas recorded monuments are in map cabinets on the ground floor.  Ask at the Information Desk for a key.

IT, Sligo Research

Includes undergraduate projects, and Masters and Doctoral theses. The research Masters are labelled RES and shelved separately from the taught Masters, followed by the Doctorates.Located on the top right hand side of the first floor after the Withdrawn section.

Official Publications

This includes Government reports, EU material, global organisations (UN, OECD), standards, publications of semi-state and voluntary organisations, conference proceedings and statistics. They are located on the quiet zone and are for reference only.

Restricted Loan

This is an overnight loan collection which contains copies of library materials most heavily used by undergraduates. The Restricted Loan collection is beyond the 700s on the info zone.


This is our collection of reference resources, such as encyclopaedias, dictionaries, yearbooks, almanacs and other material for reference use within the library. This is shelved on the quiet zone.

Special Collections

Items of special interest, including antiquarian books, local history items and out of print books. Located on the lower ground floor (social learning zone) in secure shelving and also in display cases on the lower ground floor beside the lecture halls and ground floor beside the entrance.


This includes outdated or superseded material that is no longer part of the main collection. Located on the right hand side of the quiet zone and they have blue dots on their spines.

Yeats Reference | Yeats Main Collection

A collection of reference books, donated by Institute of Technology, Sligo to the Library of the Yeats Society, Sligo (Yeats Building, Hyde Bridge, Sligo). They may be used by students of IT, Sligo by arrangement with the Yeats Society.