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Latest News

Academic Staff - Let our Reading List Service support you for the new academic year

Thu, 18 Aug 2022 10:56:00 +0000
The Library's Reading List Service is a one-stop teaching support service for academic staff.We are providing in-person training sessions to assist lecturers in publishing reading lists on the Reading List Service for the new academic year. When you use our service we will: prioritise your reading lists  order required books/e-booksrequest chapter and article digitisation provide direct linking

Zetoc Service ends 31st July

Wed, 20 Jul 2022 12:09:00 +0000
Jisc has announced that the Zetoc Service is being discontinued from July 31st 2022. Zetoc was one of the largest academic research databases available, with almost 65 million journal articles indexed. In addition it has provided a popular current awareness/table of contents service.In recent years, the number of users has declined as the growth of alternative services and fulltext options has

Classical Scores Library Volume 5: new resource

Wed, 20 Jul 2022 11:31:00 +0000
Access to Music Online: Classical Scores Library Volume 5 is now available via the library catalogue. This resource provides digital access to some of the most-studied works in classical repertoire and exposure to lesser-known composers. This collection builds on Classical Scores Library, Volume IV's collection with an emphasis on contemporary composers and works from the 20th and 21st centuries

Staff Publications: display of recently published titles

Thu, 24 Mar 2022 11:09:00 +0000
To highlight research by NUI Galway staff, we have gathered a selection of recently published titles for display on the ground floor of the Library.The displayed titles provide a snapshot of the research currently taking place in the University.The Library aims to acquire a physical copy and e-book (if available) of every publication by NUIGalway academic staff. If you have a new book due to be

Entertainment Industry Magazine Archive: trial ends 18th March

Fri, 04 Mar 2022 19:54:00 +0000
 The trial of Entertainment Industry Magazine Archive (EIMA) ends on Friday 18th March. Access to the EIMA trial is available here. To assist in evaluating this resource, please complete the trial feedback form available here.EIMA is an archival digital research resource containing the essential primary sources for studying the history of the film and entertainment industries, from the era of

Springwatch : the Birds of NUI Galway Campus

Thu, 03 Mar 2022 11:00:00 +0000
Now that the first days of meteorological Spring are finally here, it is always rewarding to observe the natural world as animals become more active after the winter. To this end we decided to use the Birds of the World database created by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology to show some of the common and less common birds that can be found on the University campus.A lover of water, there is a pair of