The Library provides access to all sorts of information resources to support your learning and research. You can search all of our collections through the Library Catalogue, or learn more about different types of information resources below.
- Using the Library
Find your way
Find out about online and remote access to the Library, as well as on-campus study spaces and services. If you are not a student or staff member of NUI Galway, you can find out how to access the Library here.
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.
- 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.
- Open Scholarship
The Library supports the practice of research, education and knowledge exchange to enable open collaboration and learning.
Conditions of Access
Conditions of Access to Archival Material
The role of the Archives Service is to preserve archival collections for future generations, as well as providing as much access as possible. To achieve this balance there are special conditions governing access to this material, which is unique and irreplaceable. It is important that researchers follow these conditions, and if they have any questions regarding the handling of material that they contact an Archivist within the service.
Those wishing to consult archival material must register by completing and signing the Registration Form, and producing proof of identity, such as a University ID, or a driver's licence. In signing the registration form, you are agreeing to adhere to the Conditions of Use of the Archives and Special Collections Reading Room. This document also includes guidelines on making copies of archival material, correctly referencing archival material, and the obligations of the researcher under copyright.
Be sure to compete the Copyright Declaration Form.
If any clarification is needed on anything in this document, please contact an Archivist.