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Special Collections

Special Collections is the section of the Library which looks after old and rare items as well as material in different formats such as maps and newspapers.

The collections which come under our care include

  • Maps
  • Newspapers
  • Rare & Antiquarian Books including Named Book Collections
  • Theses
  • University Collections

These collections are accessed in the Special Collections Reading Room. The staff there will be happy to assist with queries relating to this material.

If you have any queries please contact us at specialcollections@nuigalway.ie


Who can Help?

Marie Boran

Boran, Marie
Special Collections Librarian
Email Marie
+353 91492543

Margo Donohue

Donohue, Margo
Research and Learning / Acquisitions Assistant
Email Margo
+353 91 493476

Geraldine Curtin

Curtin, Geraldine
Research and Learning Assistant
Email Geraldine
+353 91493476