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Need expert help? Gale Primary Sources Roadshow - Wednesday 01 February

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

Seminar: "Archives in Research – Methods, Practice, Outcomes" 2 February - All Welcome

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

Nick Hern Books - New Drama Online Collection

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

Archives Unbound - Digitised Primary Collections now available

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,

Catalogue Training and Library Tours

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

Taylor & Francis Journals - Intermittent Access

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

Institute of Physics Users - Change Password

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

Learning opportunities at the Library

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


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