IT Services (inc. Online Resources)

IT Services

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.

Legal Databases & Other Online Resources


Course Materials for many law modules are available on UCC's Blackboard system.  

  • (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


Follow this link to access JustCite


Follow this link to access Justis


Follow this link to access LEXIS   


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 Portal

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

For instructions on how to change your UCC student e-mail address from 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

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

Pages compiled by Darius Whelan 


School of Law

Room 1.63, Adjoining Main Campus, Áras na Laoi, College Road , T12 T656