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James Joyce Collection
McMaster University, Mills Memorial Library

Joyce, James; Irish literature

Established ca 1968, this collection forms part of the larger Anglo-Irish collection which focuses on the Irish Renaissance (1889-1939).

The collection includes most of James Joyce's works in many editions and translations. Secondary material and some rare Joyce items are also included. The chronological emphasis is from ca 1901 to the present. A small number of Joyce items are added annually.


350 monographs; 35 serials; 5 serials currently received.

Bibliographic Access
The collection is catalogued in the library's online catalogue. LC subject headings and classification are used. The holdings are recorded in OCLC. Special bibliographies include an annotated copy of Slocum and Cahoon's A bibliography of James Joyce, 1882-1941.

Physical Access
The collection is in a special collections area which is open to the public. For further information about the collection visit: For information about access to the collection visit:

Interlibrary Loan: Only to selected libraries on IUTS.

Reprography: Photocopying is done by the staff.

Reference Assistance: Yes.

Publications Describing Collection
Library research news. -- Vol. II [i.e. vol. 11], no.1 (1987). -- Hamilton, Ont. : McMaster University Library Press, 1987.