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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

Library Awarded Project as part of Ireland’s National Action Plan for Open Research 2022-2030

Fri, 02 Dec 2022 10:02:00 +0000
The National Action Plan for Open Research 2022-2030 was launched 21 November by the National Open Research Forum (NORF). The University of Galway was awarded €220,000 to lead Action 2 on Open Access (OA) Repository Assessment and Alignment. This work is a key project to lead the national transition to open research as part of a national action plan.Open access repositories are typically operated

Digital Scholarship – an Irish and Galway context

Fri, 29 Jul 2022 14:56:00 +0000
Digital Scholarship is an umbrella term for modern scholarship using digital methods, tools, or approaches. It is used to define a set of functions and services that enable newer forms of scholarship in universities, cultural institutions, and other research institutions. This is often within the digital arena and can encompass: library focused research enablement, open publishing, digital

Minute Books of Galway Town Commissioners (1890-1909)

Wed, 16 Feb 2022 10:45:00 +0000
The NUI Galway Library is digitising volumes of Galway Corporation Records. Galway Corporation Records feature minute books, statutes, laws, and the different corporation records taken in Galway since the 1400s. Digitising these records shows us what decisions and laws have shaped Galway and gives insight into how Galway has formed into the place it is today.This blog post is about the Minute