The Library provides access to all sorts of information resources to support your learning and research. You can search all of the library's collections through the Library Catalogue, or get more information on each type of information resource and how it might be useful to your studies below.
- Using the Library
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Learn more about the Library as a physical place, find top tips and answers to frequently asked questions (FAQ), find out about the study spaces and services available in the Main, Medical and Nursing & Midwifery Libraries, and if you are not a student or staff member of NUI Galway, you can find out here how to access the Library.
We're here to help
Library staff provide support, help, and training to enable you to get to grips with the literature of your subject and the Library's resources. We have staff with expertise on information resources in your subject area.
- Digital Scholarship
The Library welcomes opportunities to advance our Digital Scholarship. Our areas of contribution include content, technology, infrastructure, partnership and the practice-based expertise in our team.
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
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
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.
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.
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
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,
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
Fri, 23 Mar 2018 13:58:00 +0000
Date – 11 AprilVenue - Room G011, Hardiman Research BuildingTime: 1.30pm – 5 pmContact Information: email@example.com 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