The Library provides access to all sorts of information resources to support your learning and research. You can search all of our collections through the Library Catalogue, or learn more about different types of information resources below.
- Using the Library
Find your way
Find out about what Library services you can avail of, take our 360 Library tour and navigate your way around the Library. Each section includes a description of services available and allows you to become familiar with the Library before you visit us.
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.
- 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.
- Open Scholarship
The Library supports the practice of research, education and knowledge exchange to enable open collaboration and learning.
Note: The Library is open as a study space to registered staff and students only by booking your seat in advance. To request books, use the click & collect service.
|Opening Hours||Click & Collect Hours|
|Monday||08:30 - 22:00||09:00 - 17:00|
|Tuesday||08:30 - 22:00||09:00 - 17:00|
|Wednesday||08:30 - 22:00||09:00 - 17:00|
|Thursday||08:30 - 22:00||09:00 - 17:00
|Friday||08:30 - 22:00||09:00 - 17:00|
|Saturday||08:30 - 17:30|
|Sunday||10:00 - 17:30|
Currently closed, however materials can be requested through the Click & Collect service.
The Medical Library is located at the ground floor of the Clinical Science Institute in the grounds of University College Hospital, Galway. As a branch of the Main Library, this library offers all of the services and facilities available to registered students and staff of NUI Galway.
Entrance to the Medical Library is by valid Student/Staff University ID Card only.
The Student ID Cards of all students registered on College of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences courses, along with the Staff ID Cards of staff affiliated to these schools, are coded automatically for access to the Medical Library.
Students and staff from other schools may request their ID Cards to be coded for access by e-mailing the Service Desk.
Entry to the Library Reading Room, during all hours of opening, is by an access control system. All NUI Galway student ID Cards are encoded automatically for access to this facility. This is to ensure that the space is retained for NUI Galway students only.
In the unlikely event of your card not working, please contact University Security on email@example.com and provide your name and ID Number.
Archives and Special Collections Reading Room
Archives & Special Collections Reading Room open by appointment, Mondays and Fridays, 10.00-12.30 and 13.30-16.00. Contact Special Collections to use resources in this space: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Shannon College Library
Shannon College Library is located on the upper floor of the main Shannon College of Hotel Management building in the grounds of Shannon International Airport, Co. Clare. As a branch of NUI Galway Library, this library offers all of the services and facilities available to registered students and staff of NUI Galway.