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Tue, 11 Apr 2017 19:53:00 +0000
To help in planning your study over the Easter weekend please see below details of the James Hardiman Library Easter opening hours: Friday 14 April 10.00-18.00 Saturday 15 April Closed Sunday 16 April Closed Monday 17 April 10.00-18.00 The Library Reading Room at basement level will be open daily from 07.00-02.30
Tue, 04 Apr 2017 09:12:00 +0000
Update April 5th - Access has been restored to all affected resources.You can access the resources as normal via the relevant links in the library catalogue. We're currently experiencing access problems with Web of Science, Journal Citation Reports, and Essential Science Indicators. For Web of Science, the interface can still be searched, but there's no guarantee that content in search results
Mon, 03 Apr 2017 11:45:00 +0000
Access to the online 2nd edition of the International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences (Elsevier, 2015) is now available. Fully revised and updated, this new edition of the International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, first published in 2001, comprises over 3,900 articles and includes 90,000 bibliographic references as well as comprehensive name and
Mon, 03 Apr 2017 11:04:00 +0000
Before Muintir na Tíre was founded in 1937 by Canon John Hayes, he established a co-operative society, Muintir na Tíre Limited, in 1931. Muintir na Tíre was an agricultural producers co-operative society for farmers and their labourers. I have discovered some records relating to Muintir na Tíre Limited during the appraisal and arranging of the Muintir na Tíre archive. This includes the minute
Thu, 30 Mar 2017 13:47:00 +0000
ARAN has attracted over five million hits (downloads and page views) to date, leaving no doubt that adding your publications to it boosts your citations and increases the visibility of your research. It is the definitive open access showcase for research from NUI Galway. Don’t miss out on the benefits by claiming your publications on IRIS and uploading them to ARAN. Just click
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 15:26:00 +0000
"Outside the Walls": Research in the Community Seminar hosted by Special Collections, Hardiman Library, NUI, Galway Thursday, 6 April, 14.45-17.00 Hardiman Research Building, G011 Speakers: Marie Mannion, (County Galway Heritage Officer), Prof. Noel Wilkins, (Galway Archaeological & Historical Society), Professor Gerry Jennings (Western Family History Association), Dr. Christy
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 18:05:00 +0000
The following database trials will expire on Friday, 31 March: Electronic Enlightenment Kanopy (online films and documentaries) Travel Writing, Spectacle and World History These resources can be accessed via the database trials page. Please complete the database trial feedback form provided for each resource of interest. Collection Development
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 13:43:00 +0000
The recent stepping away from active political life by Martin McGuinness and from his role as Deputy First Minister, signalled a polemic shift in the political landscape in Northern Ireland, His passing today, aged 66, has further intensified the consideration of his life and role in Northern Ireland, and his journey from conflict to peace, over many decades.The perhaps unknown role that Martin