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Fri, 20 Apr 2018 10:54:00 +0000
On Wednesday April 25th, the contents of the MyiLibrary ebook platform with migrate over to the Ebook Central ebook platform. All our MyiLibrary ebooks will be accessible via Ebook Central from then on. If you have any links saved that point to a book on MyiLibrary, they'll still work for while, but we recommend you use the Library Catalogue so you can access the title on the new platform with

The Bancroft Library’s Irish American holdings, public lecture by Theresa Salazar

Fri, 13 Apr 2018 11:19:00 +0000
John Cox, University Librarian, NUI Galway, is delighted to invite you to a public lecture by:   Theresa Salazar, Curator of the Western Americana Collection at The Bancroft Library, at the University of California, Berkeley   Title: The Bancroft Library’s Irish American holdings Date: Tuesday 24 April 2018 Time: 16:00 - 16:45, followed by an informal reception Venue:  Room G010 Hardiman

Learning Analytics: understand learning and support the learner

Thu, 12 Apr 2018 11:44:00 +0000
Learning Analytics: understand learning and support the learner   Mathieu d'Aquin lecture, Wednesday 2nd May 1300-1400   G011 Hardiman Research Building   In this presentation, organised by the University’s Research Data Working Group,  Mathieu d'Aquin will explore the growing area of learning analytics: the application of data analytics approaches to data from learning activities.  

[Update - Access Restored] Access to E-Resources Currently Down

Wed, 11 Apr 2018 10:04:00 +0000
Update 12:15pm Access to resources has been restored. Thanks for your patience. April 11th 11:00am Due to a problem with the Edugate service, access to databases, e-journals and e-books is currently being severely affected. Connections over campus wifi or from off-campus will not work for resources. ISS have been notified about the issue and are currently investigating.

Academic Writing and Innovation. Seminar on 17 April. James Hardiman Research Building G010

Mon, 09 Apr 2018 12:26:00 +0000
Innovation is seen as a key ingredient for success in academia, but we often take good academic writing for granted as a crucial skill in this process. We know from the work of Peter Elbow that writing is a creative and imaginative process, irrespective of the subject. Janet

Roderic O'Flaherty : A Galway Scholar

Wed, 28 Mar 2018 09:02:00 +0000
Roderic O'Flaherty : A Galway Scholar This year is the 300th anniversary of the death of the Moycullen historian, Roderic O’Flaherty or Ruaidhrí Uí Fhlaitheartaigh, the 17th century Moycullen-born historian and scholar of international renown. The Historical Society in Moycullen, which is named after him, is hosting 'The Year of O'Flaherty',  a year-long programme of events and activities,

Easter Opening Hours

Tue, 27 Mar 2018 20:15:00 +0000
Easter greetings to all from the Library Staff   If you are planning on studying over the Easter period: The Library Reading Room at basement level will be open as normal from 07.00-02.30 daily between Friday 30th March - Monday 2nd April. The James Hardiman Library will remain closed during this period. The Medical Library, at the Clinical Sciences Institute, will be open from

Seminar: Archives and Public History:Witnessing the Past - 11 April

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 13:58:00 +0000
Date – 11 AprilVenue - Room G011, Hardiman Research BuildingTime: 1.30pm – 5 pmContact Information: barry.houlihan@nuigalway.ie Overview:Archives and Public History: Witnessing the Past Public history and the awareness of shared pasts is becoming ever more prevalent. Recent and ongoing commemorations have brought history and its reassessment into public daily discourse. Current politics and


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