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SETU Libraries Waterford are currently not accepting offers of book donations. However, if the books are special collections/archives, please mail [email protected] with any relevant details regarding the collection and the offer will be appraised by our Special Collections, Heritage & Outreach Librarian. You can view details of our current special collections by clicking on this link https://library.wit.ie/special-collections/
LapSafe laptop rental at the Luke Wadding library offers high-spec laptops for student use. No need to worry if you don't have own laptop.  All the necessary software is pre-installed! It's convenient and free to use. Click here for more info, or ask a member of the library staff.
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If you haven’t visited the SETU Luke Wadding Library, Cork Road Campus Waterford before, the level of detail in our  virtual tour will make you feel like you’re here, in person – you can even wander between library shelves.

The SETU Luke Wadding Library, located on the Cork Road Campus Waterford.  All registered students and staff have access to the library – you may need your student identification so please bring it with you.  Built in 2000, the SETU Luke Wadding Library is 6,000 sq m over 3 floors and at maximum capacity can accommodate over 1200 users.  We look forward to welcoming you’.

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