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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.

 

Digital Scholarship News

Open Educational Resources: 10 Projects

Fri, 21 May 2021 10:32:00 +0000
The NUI Galway OER project is delighted to announce the funding of 10 impactful and innovative OER projects in NUI Galway. This project will create OER that will be used in teaching and research in NUI Galway and further afield. Textbooks are expensive. That is hardly a controversial statement. The rising cost of textbooks in higher education has been noted as a concern and can have a serious

OER Grant Scheme Open for Applications

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

Galway Corporation Records

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