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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

National call to Register Open Repositories to Strengthen Ireland’s Openness, Alignment, Equity, and Diversity in Open Publishing

Tue, 14 Mar 2023 09:08:00 +0000
Help spread the word to create a national inventory of Open Repositories. Repository owners/managers can register their Irish Open Access Repository at by Thursday, 16 March 2023, at 17:00.  This is the first step in a National Open Research Forum (NORF) project where many great partners are aiming to create a sustainable national community

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