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
Find your way
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.
The computers available in the MakerSpace have a higher specification than those available in most of the PC suites on campus. We have included Autodesk Inventor, Adobe creative suite as well as some other design and animation software. Our design software installed - Autodesk Inventor, Sketchup Pro, Blender
The library MakerSpace offers a 3D printing service to both staff and students of NUI Galway.
We print in PLA and have three 3D printers in use:
- Ultimaker 2 - Standard ultimaker 3D printer. Use 2.85 mm filament.
- Ultimaker 2 Ex
- RepRapPro Mendel 3
If you think you could help our work or work with us on a partnership, please contact us.
The MakerSpace's initial seed funding was generously part funded by the NUI Galway Student Projects' Fund.
Maker Space gallery
MakerSpace Facebook stream