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.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 16:50:00 +0000
The Gale Primary Sources Roadshow visits NUI, Galway on Wednesday 01 February 2017 from 1100-1500 in the Library Foyer. Experts from Gale publishing will be available to provide one-to-one content advice and assistance for any of Gale's primary source collections that the Library subscribes to. Students, researchers and academic staff are welcome to drop by anytime. The roadshow is a great
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 15:04:00 +0000
Archives in Research – Methods, Practice, Outcomes 2 February 2017 Venue: G010 - Moore Institute, Hardiman Research BuildingThe Archives service of the James Hardiman Library, NUI Galway are hosting a half-day seminar on the theme of 'Archives in Research'. The seminar will feature expert speakers in various academic fields who will showcase new research projects which are based on
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 20:43:00 +0000
Nick Hern Books is a collection of 400 fulltext titles now available on Drama Online. Nick Hern Books is one of the UK’s leading specialist performing arts publishers, with a vast collection of plays, screenplays and theatre books in their catalogue. They also license most of their plays for amateur performance. This collection features important works from Jez Butterworth, Caryl
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 16:49:00 +0000
The Library currently has access to Archives Unbound produced by Gale Cengage. This is a collection of 237 unique digitised primary sources covering a broad range of historical areas including: Colonial and Postcolonial Studies European History French Language Titles Gender Studies Irish History Middle East Studies World War II Archival source documents include personal correspondence,
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 16:12:00 +0000
If you are new to the Library this semester, or just need a refresher on how to find a book in our catalogue, or when you do, where it is on floor, the Academic Skills Hub team provide weekly Finding Books & Journals Workshops and Library Tours. You don't need to book these sessions/tours in advance, just talk to us at the Academic Skills Hub in the Library Foyer. Further details can be found on
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 12:28:00 +0000
The Taylor & Francis Online platform is currently experiencing technical issues. this means that our access to Taylor & Francis journals is intermittent at the moment. Some journals will work, while others won't. If you're looking for access to an article in Taylor & Francis which is forbidden, then log a ticket with the E-Resources Team and we'll investigate for you. If we're entitled to
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 11:17:00 +0000
Users who have personal profiles set up on Institute of Physics are recommended to change their password for security reasons. See below from IOP: Dear IOPscience user, It has come to our attention that unauthorised access was gained by an unknown party to an IOPscience.iop.org server on 24 December 2016. This server contained a database which included your contact details
Tue, 10 Jan 2017 11:53:00 +0000
Welcome back! The Library hopes that students had an excellent break and are excited to see everyone back on campus. We have a rich offering of learning opportunities for students this semester, oriented to your studies at any point in your academic career. They include sessions that help getting a grounding in the basics of third-level information sources, search techniques and