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Wed, 07 Dec 2016 04:29:24 PST

James Hardiman Library - New Staff Induction

Library Induction for new staff at NUI Galway   Thursday 15th December 1000-1200 G010 Hardiman Research Building All new staff (academic, research, administrative and technical) at NUI Galway are invited to attend this Library Induction event. For catering purposes please book   Programme 1000              Welcome 1005              Library & IT Service Desk 1010             

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Wed, 30 Nov 2016 03:35:32 PST

The bX Article Recommender Service

This post continues the theme of Library Ireland Week, 'Empowering Through Online Access'. One of the services the Library provides to improve your online experience is the bX Article Recommender. bX is a very effective way to help you discover other articles that you might find useful in your research. How Does It work? Think of it like using a shopping site such as Amazon - when you look

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Wed, 30 Nov 2016 02:31:17 PST

Abbey Theatre Digital Archive Project - Podcast of Seminar at James Hardiman Library

The James Hardiman Library at National University of Ireland, Galway, hosted a seminar on Tuesday 4 October which told the story of the Abbey Theatre Digital Archive, created by one of the largest theatre archive digitisation projects undertaken worldwide. It reflected on challenges faced, lessons learned, new opportunities and impact on academic mission, library and archives. All talks have

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