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.
Special Collections is the section of the Library which looks after old and rare items as well as material in different formats such as maps and newspapers.
Highlights from our Special Collections is intended to whet your appetite for further browsing in our printed Special Collections. Please click below
Most of these are now housed in Special Collections due to their rarity. Almost all are listed on the library catalogue and can be read in the Archives & Special Collections Reading Room on the ground floor of the Hardiman Research Building. We hope you enjoy browsing this publication and that it will encourage you to enrich your studies and research by reading more of these titles.
Highlights from our Special Collections
The collections which come under our care include
- Rare & Antiquarian Books including Named Book Collections
- University Collections
These collections are accessed in the Special Collections Reading Room. The staff there will be happy to assist with queries relating to this material.
If you have any queries please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Special Collections Librarian
Tel: +353 91492543
Research and Learning / Acquisitions Assistant
Tel: +353 91 493476
Research and Learning Assistant
Tel: +353 91493476