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Third level institutions

Church of Ireland College of Education

Coláiste Mhuire, Marino Institute of Education

Froebel College of Education

Dublin City University

National College of Art and Design

National University of Ireland, Galway

National University of Ireland, Maynooth

St. Patrick’s College, Drumcondra

Trinity College, Dublin

University College Cork

University College Dublin

University of Limerick

Queen’s University Belfast

Organisations & associations

Children’s Books Ireland and

IBBY Ireland: International Board on Books for Young People

Irish Literature Exchange

Poetry Ireland

Reading Association of Ireland


Four Courts Press

An Gúm

Irish Academic Press

Irish Book Publishers Association

New Island Books

The O’Brien Press


Dublin City Public Libraries

National Library of Ireland


UK and International

Higher education & research

CHILDE: Children’s Historical Literature Disseminated throughout Europe (EU-wide collaboration)

Children’s Literature Web Guide (Canadian site with international focus)

de Grummond Children’s Literature Collection (USA)

Graduate Centre International d’Études en Litterature de Jeunesse (France)

National Centre for Research in Children’s Literature (UK)

Newcastle University (UK)

Queen’s University Belfast (UK)

Seven Stories Centre (Newcastle, UK)

Sussex Centre for Folklore, Fairytales and Fantasy (UK)

University of Cambridge (UK)

University of Reading: Centre for International Research in Childhood (UK)

University of Winnipeg: Centre for Research in Young People’s Texts and Cultures (Canada)

University of Worcester (UK)


British Library (UK)

Library of Congress Children’s Literature Center (USA)

International Youth Library, Munich (Germany)

Library Association Youth Libraries Group (UK)

Literature for Children (Digital collection, USA)

National Art Library’s Children’s Literature Collections (UK)

National Library of Scotland (UK)

National Library of Wales (UK)

Opie Collection of Children’s Literature (UK)

University of Manchester: John Rylands University Library children’s literature collection (UK)

Organisations & associations

Booktrust (UK)

Children’s Literature Association (International)

Federation of Children’s Book Groups (UK)

IBBY: International Board on Books for Young People (International)

IRSCL: International Research Society for Children’s Literature (International)

Periodicals and other interesting resources

The Horn Book Magazine (USA)

The Lion and the Unicorn