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, 07 Jun 2019 11:29:00 +0000
The new reading list interface is now available. This new view improves the overall reading list experience, by providing additional information on each item, without needing to leave the list page. It incorporates: improved graphical layout book covers (where available) more immediate access to online links and holdings for students notes and ‘reading intentions’ made by students easier
Wed, 05 Jun 2019 09:12:00 +0000
Trials of the following music resources from Alexander Street (ProQuest) are now available until 30 June: Music Online: Classical Music Library Music Online: Classical Music Reference Library Music Online: Classical Scores Library Package (Vols. I-IV) Music Online: Music Periodicals of the 19th Century Access to the trials and further information on each resource is available here. We
Mon, 27 May 2019 15:22:00 +0000
What is known? What isn’t known? Knowable Magazine, the digital publication from Annual Reviews, seeks to make that knowledge accessible to all. Knowable Magazine explores the real-world significance of scholarly work through a journalistic lens. It reports on the current state of play across a wide variety of fields — from agriculture to high-energy physics; biochemistry to water security;
Fri, 24 May 2019 14:38:00 +0000
The AWC is pleased to announce that thanks to a generous grant provided by the Dean of Students, Dr Michelle Millar, we will be able to open in July and August for special workshops, write-in sessions, and one-on-one consultations. Booking and Time-table. The following workshops will be available for booking from 28 June via the library training events portal. (The workshops will take
Fri, 24 May 2019 08:53:00 +0000
Please see the message below from OVID RE the PsycINFO reload: The PsycINFO database will be reloaded by OVID. The reload will implement the latest APA Thesaurus Tool. We expect it to be live on Tuesday 28 May, 2019. Change to MP searching: By customer request, we are adding the PsycINFO MesH (MH) field to the .MP field list for unqualified searches. After the reload, Ovid Advanced Search
Wed, 03 Apr 2019 15:44:00 +0000
The Cambridge History of Ireland is now available online via the Library catalogue: The Cambridge History of Ireland. Volume I, 600-1550 The Cambridge History of Ireland. Volume II, 1550-1730 The Cambridge History of Ireland. Volume III, 1730-1880 The Cambridge History of Ireland. Volume IV, 1880 to the present Diarmuid Ferriter, (Lecturer in Modern Irish History, UCD) has described The
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
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.