Ask a Librarian
The National Library of Ireland’s reference enquiry service provides information about our collections.
Our staff can advise you on how to use the NLI’s catalogues and resources to help your research. If it is not possible to answer your query, we will direct you to other libraries and archives who may be able to provide further help.
Before you submit a query, please consult the following sections of our website to see if your query can be answered:
- Search our Online Catalogue to search for materials that you want
- Consult Ordering Material for guidance on how to place an order to view in our reading rooms
- Consult Visit for information on visiting the National Library of Ireland’s buildings
- Consult Family History for guidance on how to research your family history