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.
Fri, 21 Sep 2018 09:09:00 +0000
Due to scheduled maintenance, IEEE Xplore users may experience intermittent access issues from 18:30 - 20:30 on Friday, 21 September. We anticipate that the site may be unavailable for a portion of this time. We apologise in advance for any disruption this may cause.
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 16:17:00 +0000
Access to Naxos Music Library is now available as part of Library support for the new BA in Music. Naxos Music Library is the world´s largest online classical music library. Currently, it offers streaming access to more than 140,330 CDs with more than 2,172,000 tracks of both standard and rare repertoire. Over 800 new CDs are added to the library every month. The contents of Naxos Music
Fri, 14 Sep 2018 10:52:00 +0000
In support of the new BA in Music, the Library has taken out a subscription to Met Opera on Demand, an online streaming database of full-length opera performances from the New York Metropolitan Opera. The archive consists of 650 performances, going back seventy years, offering video and audio streaming of the Met's classic repotoire. The composers range from Mozart, Handel, Puccini,
Thu, 13 Sep 2018 16:21:00 +0000
Chad Norman The James Hardiman Library welcomes Chad Norman, a poet from Truro, Nova Scotia, Canada. Chad will be reading from his oeuvre of poetry, which covers 35 years of writing, most recently Selected & New Poems, by Mosaic Press. Chad will be joined by local poets contributing readings from their work. Celeste Augé hails originally from Northern Ontario, but has called Ireland home
Tue, 11 Sep 2018 11:14:00 +0000
Now that the start of term has commenced, the NUI Galway community will be back using the Library's resources. You'll have seen that we have a brand new search interface to search the Library Catalogue. The new search interface is full of intelligent features to help enhance your experience of the Library's collections. It's designed to find the right result quicker and more effectively for you.
Thu, 06 Sep 2018 09:07:00 +0000
Due to scheduled maintenance, IEEE Xplore users may experience intermittent access issues from 18:30 - 20:30 on Friday, 7 September. We anticipate that the site may be unavailable for a portion of this time. We apologise for any inconvenience and thank you for your patience.
Wed, 05 Sep 2018 19:06:00 +0000
Gale is seeking to recruit two NUI Galway students to become Gale Ambassadors. Gale publishes primary source digital archive collections such as Eighteenth Century Collections Online, The Economist Historical Archive, The Times Digital Archive, State Papers Online and many more, all of which you can access via the Library catalogue. The selected students will undertake
Mon, 30 Jul 2018 09:42:00 +0000
We hope everyone has been enjoying this glorious summer. If you're going to be on campus these next few weeks to study for Autumn exams, please note our extended opening hours. These start today, July 30, and run through August 19.