The Library is Open

Click here for the Library Service FAQ Due to the Coronavirus Closure

Online Library Services 

While the physical library is closed the library staff are still available to help during our usual opening hours:

Monday to Thursday

9am - 8pm

Friday and Saturday

9am - 5pm

Sunday/Bank Holidays


During the closure you can contact us with your library queries in two ways:

Book Returns

We would be grateful if you could return any books that you are not currently using to the Book Returns  Box in Reception as other students may wish to use them.  Please read the Keep DBS Safe notice on the main door before entering the building and respect social distancing when in Reception. Reception is open Monday to Friday from 8am to 6pm. No fines will be charged for the period of the physical closure of the Library.

Details of how to access library resources off-campus are available at https://libguides.dbs.ie/shibboleth. We have a wide range of resources which allow access to journal articles, eBooks and more. If you have difficulty accessing any of the resources please get in touch. 

The following are links to our online library classes and referencing guides: https://libguides.dbs.ie/library-classes-online and

What am I searching?

The search box above allows you to search for articles and other materials from some of our electronic resources as well as/or only books, DVDs, eBooks and other material catalogued by the Library.

This is a good place to start if you are unfamiliar with searching library resources 

You can find a complete list of our resources here

Also, have a look at our subject guides to help you find the best resources for your subject

DBS Library Published Journals

dbs business review   Studies in Arts and Humanities - SAH Journal

Published by SAHkartell (DBS Library & Editorial Team)

Contact Details

Renew/Reserve a Book:

Aungier Street
01 417 7572

Speak to the Library Manager:

Head of Academic Information and Resource Centre

Matthew Kelleher
01 417 7571

Ask a DBS Librarian