NMCI Holland Library


The Holland Library, NMCI

The Holland Library, NMCI is a focal point for students outside the classroom environment. Here students can use the open access computers, read at individual study spaces and browse in the library.

The Holland Library Collections

Currently the library has a book stock of approximately 4,000 volumes and this collection will be developed on an ongoing basis with support from MTU and the Irish Naval Service as well as donations of funds and materials from external organisations. The library has a maritime focus and subjects covered range from law, meteorology and marine engineering to seamanship and navigation.

Requesting Material from other MTU Libraries

As a constituent MTU campus, NMCI students can request materials from other MTU Libraries and can access online databases subscribed to by MTU Libraries.

All materials held in the Holland Library, NMCI are recorded on the MTU Library catalogue. To search the catalogue, click here

General Information about the The Holland Library, NMCI

Library Membership

- All students attending courses at NMCI have access to the The Holland Library, NMCI
- All staff of NMCI have access to the The Holland Library, NMCI
- External and graduate members of CIT Library have access to the The Holland Library, NMCI

Borrowing Library Material

  • INS & MTU students attending courses greater than 10 days duration at NMCI can borrow library material
  • All Staff of NMCI can borrow library material
  • External and graduate members of MTU Library can borrow library material


Borrow Books, CDs and Videos from the NMCI Library

  • Books marked with an ‘R’ on the spine are Reference books and cannot be borrowed
  • Books marked with a red sticker on the spine are Short Loan books and can be borrowed for one day only
  • Journals, Reports and Statutory Instruments cannot be borrowed




Photocopying is charged for through the purchase of photocopying cards from the library desk or reception. Cards cost €3 for 32 copies.

IT Access

The course that you are taking will determine your entitlement to IT Access.


All computers in the Holland Library are networked to the printer. Printing should be used for bona fide academic purposes only.

Audio Visual Materials

Videos can be viewed using the television / VCR combo unit. Ask at the library desk for a remote control and earphones.

CD-ROMs and DVDs can be played on the open access computers.

Lost and Found

NMCI does not take responsibility for any personal items lost or misplaced. If you have lost something, please check with library or reception staff.

Library Catalogue

Use the library catalogue to search for NMCI related books and other material

Search the Library Catalogue

Library Study Space Opening Times During Term:

Monday to Friday 8.00a.m. - 9.30p.m.

Bookstore Hours are as follows: Monday to Thursday - 9.00am to 2.00pm and 3.00pm to 6.00pm

Fridays - 9.00am to 2.30pm

*Closed Saturday & Sunday and public holidays

N.B. Books required for use after hours in the The Holland Library, NMCI must be checked out 15 minutes before closing