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The ballad of the wild Ginger Man - J.P. Donleavy and Irish Theatre censorship
JP Donleavy is best known for his novel The Ginger Man, but the problems with the stage adaptation of the novel in 1959 showed the cultural censorship at work in Ireland at that time. This paper explores the political and ...
Academic libraries in challenging times
This article identifies three key challenges facing academic libraries in a period of recession: resourcing, technological change and proof of relevance. It proposes a series of strategies to maximise the value, actual and ...
Communicating new library roles to enable digital scholarship: a review article
(Taylor & Francis, 2016-04-06)
Academic libraries enable a wide range of digital scholarship activities, increasingly as a partner rather than as a service provider. Communicating that shift in role is challenging, not least as digital scholarship is a ...
The Abbey Theatre digitization project in NUI Galway
(Taylor & Francis, 2015-12-17)
National University of Ireland, Galway and the Abbey Theatre finalized a partnership to digitize the archive of the Abbey Theatre in 2012. The partnership leverages NUI Galway’s position as a leader in theatre and digital ...
James Hardiman - 19th century scholar and Mayo man
(Clew Bay Heritage Centre, 2017-11)
[No abstract available]
A landscape archive: methods for interaction design, preservation, access, and mapping—a case study
(Taylor & Francis, 2017-11-07)
The National University of Ireland, Galway (NUI Galway) acquired the archive of Tim Robinson in 2013. Robinson is a cartographer and writer who lived, studied, and documented the landscape surrounding Galway Bay over the ...
Taking back the stage: interventions in the performing arts library of the 21st century
(Theatre Library Association, 2016)
[No abstract available]
The Abbey Theatre Digital Archive: a digitization project with dramatic impact
(United Kingdom Serials Group, 2017-11-08)
National University of Ireland Galway digitized the archive of the Abbey Theatre between 2012 and 2015. This was the largest theatre archive digitization project worldwide and it has had a major impact on the University ...
New directions for academic libraries in research staffing: A case study at National University of Ireland Galway
(Taylor & Francis, 2017-04-10)
New research needs, global developments and local shifts in emphasis are demanding a broader range of interactions by librarians with researchers and are challenging previous staffing structures. Research has a higher ...
Sharing the pain, striving for gain
(UK Serials Group, 2010-03)
Ireland is experiencing a particularly severe and sudden economic downturn. Spending on higher education is under the microscope, with implications for university libraries. The impact of this new environment at National ...