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, 17 Oct 2019 17:07:00 +0000
The James Hardiman Library is a member of the Open Library of Humanities (OLH). The OLH's mission is to make scholarly publishing fairer, more accessible, and rigorously preserved for the digital future. It is a charitable organisation dedicated to publishing open access scholarship with no author-facing article processing charges (APCs). OLH's publishing platform supports academic
Thu, 17 Oct 2019 17:07:00 +0000
Cambridge University Press (CUP) has published 57 Open Access e-books on Cambridge Core to date. A further seven titles are due to be published by Dec. 2019/Jan. 2020. See the complete list of the current and forthcoming CUP Open Access e-books available. All of CUP's Open Access e-books published to date are available on the Library Catalogue. Collection Development
Wed, 16 Oct 2019 11:03:00 +0000
Are you having trouble finding sources for your essays? NUI Galway Gale Student Ambassadors (Chloe and Evelyn) will be available in the Library to tell you all about Gale Resouces and how to access and use them. Tuesday 22nd October 1100-1600 in Library Foyer Gale Resources include Primary Sources, Databases, eBooks, Microform, etc. Click here for more information on Gale Resources. There
Wed, 09 Oct 2019 16:00:00 +0000
Would you like to hear more from Ireland's new hero Bonnie Greer of BBC Question Time fame? Through the Library's subscripton to Nexis you can! Access Bonnie Greer's writing in New European via the Library Catalogue. Don't forget to sign in to the Library Catalogue to be authenticated off-campus.
Wed, 09 Oct 2019 11:56:00 +0000
The Library is continuing its engagement program with Schools and Colleges and invites you to one of a series of upcoming workshops. These workshops will give you an opportunity to meet Library staff, discuss your requirements for teaching, learning and research, and facilitate informal conversations about the recently announced Library building transformation project. Who should
Tue, 01 Oct 2019 15:04:00 +0000
We are currently running a trial to the Irish legal resource, DECISIS. DECISIS is an online service providing reports on all new judgements of the Irish superior courts. It is a current awareness tool for Irish lawyers, legal academics and law students to keep up to date. It covers every new judgement since 2011 from the: Supreme Court Court of Appeal High Court Summary reports are
Fri, 13 Sep 2019 11:56:00 +0000
Westlaw UK & International will be moving permanently to a new platform in early October (date tbc). The new platform will feature: updated search interface enhanced searching options enhanced document display more personalisation Please note though, that personalisation features on the existing Westlaw UK site will not be migrated over to the new platform. During the period of dual access
Wed, 11 Sep 2019 09:18:00 +0000
UPDATE: Access to resources has been restored. Thanks again for your patience _____________________________________________________________________ If you are off-campus, or connected to campus wifi, then access to the Library's e-resources is temporarily down at the moment. This is due to a server security certificate which is in the process of being renewed. Our apologies for the the