IT Services (inc. Online Resources)

IT Services

A wide range of IT services are available to the UCC student.  Please see here for the UCC IT Services for Students Website, where you will find many resources, including the following:

  • Blackboard
  • Student email
  • Computer Facilities and Printing
  • Wifi
  • IT Helpdesk

The School of Law also has its own computer lab, available to all Law students, in ALG33, Áras na Laoi.  please contact the School Office regarding its use.

Blackboard

Course Materials for many law modules are available on UCC's Blackboard system.  
If this is you first time using the system, read the Instructions first before you access Blackboard.

  • blackboard.ucc.ie (the entry point for Blackboard at UCC)
  • Instructions for Accessing Blackboard  
  • Please note that the course materials on Blackboard are not intended in any way to act as a substitute for full attendance at lectures and tutorials. They are strictly for internal use by students of UCC Law School and all notes are copyright.

Guide to Electronic Resources (3,876kB)

‌JustCite

Follow this link to access JustCite

Justis

Follow this link to access Justis

Once you follow the above link, choose "Log in to Justis.com". 
On the next page, in the top left "Log in using IP Recognition" box, click on "Continue to Justis.com".

Quick Guides to Justis - www.justis.com/support/guides.html

Lexis

Follow this link to access LEXIS   

FirstLaw

The FirstLaw database is now part of Justis (see above). 

Westlaw IE 

Follow this link to access Westlaw IE

Westlaw UK

Follow this link to access Westlaw UK.

Hein Online

Follow this link to access Hein Online

UCC Direct Portalhttp://sit.ucc.ie

This portal allows you to vew your UCC registration information, exam timetable, student e-mail, etc.

For instructions on how to change your UCC student e-mail address from 107xxxx@student.ucc.ie to a more user-friendly address follow this link

Journal Databases

The Library provides access to many journal databases.
See for example the listings here

Internet Sources

GENERAL NOTE ON LEGAL DATABASES:
If you are accessing databases from outside UCC, you will be prompted for your name, student number and library PIN.
To obtain a library PIN, go to http://library.ucc.ie/patroninfo/.

Pages compiled by Darius Whelan 

 

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