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HRB National Drugs Library

The HRB National Drugs Library is a unique information resource for researchers, policy makers, and people working in the areas of drug or alcohol use and addiction, or related fields. 

                              http://www.drugsandalcohol.ie/ 

Visit the library website

Search our online database of Irish and key international drug and alcohol research - an electronic library of full-text reports, journal articles, and conference papers.

  • Read the latest relevant news stories or search our archive of 2,000 news items.
  • Find out who is currently involved in research in Ireland and what projects are being done.
  • Read the national report on the drugs situation in Ireland, and articles from Drugnet Ireland quarterly newsletter.
  • Find out about upcoming conferences and other events.
  • See our Key Irish data page, which draws together research and policy documents, including an overview of the Irish situation, factsheets, Irish prevalence, treatment, and deaths data.
  • Explore our practitioner page, designed so that those working in the drugs and alcohol area can find the research they need to support their practice.
  • Browse our online directory of drug and alcohol training courses in Ireland.
  • Search our glossary of research terms and acronyms.
Call in to the library

Health Research Board
Grattan House
67-72 Lower Mount Street
Dublin 2

  • Browse our collection of books, reports and conference proceedings.
  • Select and read articles from our collection of specialist drug-related journals, or from a range of other peer-reviewed health and medical journals.
  • Search a number of online bibliographic databases covering the fields of health, psychology and the social sciences.
  • Use the workstations in the library or connect to our wireless network (Wi Fi) with your own laptop.
  • The library is open to the public, by appointment, from Tuesday to Friday, between 9.30 am and 4.00 pm, and is open through lunchtime.
Use our query service

Tel: +353 (0)1 2345 175

Email: drugslibrary(at)hrb.ie

You can telephone the library with your query during library opening hours or email us at any time.  Our query service makes it easy for you to:

  • Identify recent Irish and international literature in your area of interest
  • Receive copies of journal articles from external sources
  • Get help in using library resources or registering on the website
  • Sign up for our electronic services, such as the monthly newsletter and current awareness service
  • Obtain copies of drug and alcohol publications by the Health Research Board, including Drugnet Ireland
  • Arrange for us to visit your workplace or place of study to show you what the library can do for you.