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Teaching topic: Big books: Home

This guide shows you some of the books we hold in large format in the Library (as well as a few that are still on our wish list!); they're great for classroom use.


Check Library Search for availability. Big Books can be found at the back of the Teaching Collection (prefix: TC) and at the start of the Junior Collection (prefix: J) on the first floor. They are filed according to the following shelf marks:

TC 372.35-ER 372.891 J 821 J 822 J 823 J 891.623
Factual content and books for teaching Poems (in English) Plays (in English) Stories (in English) As Gaeilge

Dublin City Libraries also hold a number of large format books. Check their online catalogue here if we don't have what you're looking for or if our copies are already out on loan. 


Check Library Search for the availability of any of these titles

If our copies are unavailable or we don't have what you're looking for, check the online catalogue for Dublin City Libraries

Contact for this guide

Hello, my name is James Flannery and I am the Subject Librarian for the Institute of Education.

Please get in touch if you have questions about any of the information in this Guide, how to find quality sources for your assignments, or if you have citing and referencing queries. 

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Phone: +353 1 700 8746