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.
Health Sciences Library Users recommend the following selection of Quick Links. If you would like to recommend a Quick Link please contact the Health Sciences Library Team.
JMSG (Journal of Medical Students, Galway)The JMSG seeks to exhibit a broad range of original work from the basic sciences, translational, clinical and surgical disciplines of medicine.
Blackboard is the University's Virtual Learning Environment
GoogleScholar Google's search engine for searching scholarly literature
Medscape Medical information and educational tools for specialists, primary care physicians, and other health professionals. Sign up for a free account.
PubMed is the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) free digital archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature.
Scopus includes abstracts from more than 15,000 peer-reviewed journals with an emphasis on science, technology and medicine and links to the fulltext.
UpToDate is a resource which supports evidence-based clinical decisions. It is created by physicians and synthesizes the most recent medical information into evidence-based recommendations.
The Health Well Irish health information website supports decision making informed by evidence.
Lenus Irish Health Repository Open access repository for Irish health research and publications. It is managed by the Health Services Executive