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Seachtain na Gaeilge: Irish language learning resources

Mon, 04 Mar 2019 15:01:00 +0000
To mark Seachtain na Gaeilge why not explore some of the Library's print, online and audio-visual resources which may be useful for Irish language learners at various levels: Spoken Irish/An Ghaeilge Labhartha: Irish conversation Colloquial Irish the complete course for beginners Speaking Irish = An Ghaeilge Bheo: take your language skills beyond basics Learning Irish Irish

Scopus Access Down

Thu, 14 Feb 2019 15:04:00 +0000
Our access to Scopus is currently down, and this has been reported. We are hoping to have access restored later today (14th), though it may be tomorrow (Friday 15th) before normal service has resumed. Our apologies for any inconvenience this may cause.

Emerald Publishing Website Maintenance - February 5th

Thu, 31 Jan 2019 10:39:00 +0000
There will be upcoming maintenance on Emerald’s research platform, Emerald Insight, which is scheduled to take place on Tuesday 5 February 2019 beginning at 08:00 GMT - lasting for up to 12 hours. During this time, the site will be placed into ‘

Are you a Digital Scholar?

Fri, 25 Jan 2019 16:07:00 +0000
Developing skills with digital technologies can be a challenge for researchers interested in digital and open scholarship. To help, the Library, in partnership with the Moore Institute, presents a series of informal workshops to share practice-based expertise, know-how, and experience in technologies and methods, that will enhance your experience of newer forms of scholarship. Events in this

Scopus Access Restored

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 09:58:00 +0000
While contract negotiations with Elsevier continue with the Irish universities, our access to Scopus has been restored until January 31st. If you find you are still having problem accessing content on Scopus, you will probably need to clear out your browser's cache and cookies.

Films to Borrow in the Library

Mon, 17 Dec 2018 15:57:00 +0000
In support of film studies, the Library has continued to add to our dvd collection located on floor one. Below is a selection of well-known titles from all genres that we have purchased over the last year or so. All of our dvds are available to be borrowed. Finally we would like to remind you of our film streaming resource Kanopy which provides access to many classic films and documentaries

Supporting Diversity in Academic Writing: An AWC/ CELT Workshop with Staff of the Writing Centre in the University of Hawaii

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 18:40:00 +0000
We are very pleased to announce that our project, 'Supporting Diversity in Academic Writing', has received funding from the NUIG Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Project Fund.  Thanks to this grant, we will be able to hold a unique interactive workshop given by writing tutors from the University of Hawaii on 29 January 2019 at 5pm.   How can one support diversity through the teaching of

1918 Election Centenary: women voting in the West

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 09:41:00 +0000
14 December 2018 is the 100th anniversary of what was probably one of the most significant elections in Irish history. On Saturday 14 December 1918 the electorate on the island of Ireland, expanded from c.700,000 to over 2 million due to the Representation of the People Act (1918), went to the polls in what was the only 32-county general election. It was significant also because it was the first


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