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.
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- 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.
The Library welcomes opportunities to advance our Digital Scholarship Enablement Strategy. Our areas of contribution include content, technology, infrastructure, partnership and the practice-based expertise in our team.
Tue, 16 Mar 2021 15:25:00 +0000
Create and Remix OER using NUI Galway Open Press (https://openpress.nuigalway.ie)The NUI Galway OER Grant scheme is open for applications, with a deadline of 12 April 2021. The aim of the grant scheme is to support and incentivise OER adoption, adaptation, and creation through small grants to participating authors, instructors, and creators. Funded OERs will be created or remixed using NUI Galway
Fri, 05 Feb 2021 12:52:00 +0000
We recently migrated the digitised records we have from the Galway Corporation records archive to our digital repository. The archive contains the records of the Galway Corporation from its foundation in 1485 to 1818. The statute book from 1485 to 1710 (named Liber A) gives the names of members of the corporation, statutes passed, and the minute books of meetings of the corporation from 1679. The
Wed, 30 Sep 2020 13:00:00 +0000
Open Education Resources (OERs): Benefits to AcademicsThere’s a new open education project starting soon in NUI Galway (Jan 2021). We want to hear from interested and enthusiastic NUI Galway academics. NUI Galway is to provide Ireland’s first OER service and publishing platform for students and staff. The OER platform will create and promote open, free, and reusable OER learning materials
Thu, 23 Jul 2020 13:06:00 +0000
NUI Galway is to provide Ireland's first OER service and publishing platform for students and staff. The OER platform will create and promote open, free, and reusable OER learning materials. Led by the Library, with the Centre for Excellence in Learning & Teaching (CELT) and the Students' Union (SU). This project directly addresses one of the flagship goals of NUI Galway's strategy of Open NUI
Tue, 05 Nov 2019 09:58:00 +0000
Digital Scholars' Workshops Developing skills with digital technologies can be a challenge for researchers interested in digital and open scholarship. To help, the Library, in partnership with the Moore Institute, presents a series of informal workshops to share practice-based expertise, know-how, and experience in technologies and methods, that will enhance your experience of newer forms
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
Recently added ARAN open access research output
- Development of a data driven FDD approach for building water networks: Water distribution system performance assessment rules
- Partnering for success: a students’ union-academic collaborative approach to supplemental instruction
- The flute in Flamenco social practice: An analysis of timbre, processes of hybridisation, and indigenisation (1975-2017)
- Valuing natural amenities and flood risk: a hedonic house price approach