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Digital Publishing Brownbag Pitch – Enabling a Treasury of Economic Data

Tue, 29 Nov 2016 12:42:00 +0000
On Tuesday 17th January, we will continue our series of lunchtime brown-bag events to focus on Duanaire, A Treasury of Digital Data for Irish Economic History.  Duanaire is the work of Dr Aidan Kane and his team. This innovate project has unearthed a wealth of Irish fiscal history data and made it accessible online in a range of formats. At its core are the detailed accounts of revenues

Open access publishing and the ARAN repository- an overview Thursday 27 October 11 am

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 11:00:00 +0000
See booking link and details below of event next Thursday 27 October. Open access publishing and the ARAN repository- an overview  THU, 27 OCT 11:00 A.M. Venue: Library Training Room, Galway Description This session will give an overview of Open Access Publishing (Green and Gold), University Policy on Open Access to Research Outputs and the benefit of making your publications

Digital Publishing Brownbag Series – Tim Robinson Archive

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 10:56:00 +0000
On Tuesday 1 November, NUI Galway Library will host a lunchtime event focusing on Digital work underway on the Library's Archives.  Our 2nd event in the series will focus on the Archive of Fear na Mapaí, Tim Robinson, which resides here at NUI Galway. This archive documents four decades of Robinson’s pioneering work in Irish landscape, which began in 1972 when he visited the Aran

Maker Space Workshop: Introduction to SketchUp Make design software

Mon, 17 Oct 2016 14:04:00 +0000
Learn how to create 3D printable objects using the SketchUp Make software.  At the end of this session you will be able to design a simple household item SketchUp Make is an easy to learn, intuitive and powerful 3D drawing tool. After this 1-hour workshop you will be able to create 3D objects and ready to move on to using the more advanced features available in the software. 

Maker Space Workshop: Introduction to SketchUp Make design software

Mon, 17 Oct 2016 14:04:00 +0000
Learn how to create 3D printable objects using the SketchUp Make software.  At the end of this session you will be able to design a simple household item SketchUp Make is an easy to learn, intuitive and powerful 3D drawing tool. After this 1-hour workshop you will be able to create 3D objects and ready to move on to using the more advanced features available in the software.  The sofware is

Maker Space Workshop: Introduction to SketchUp Make

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 15:20:00 +0000
Learn how to create 3D printable objects using the SketchUp Make software. Tuesday 27th September, 2016 from 4 to 5 pm in the library training room. Click the image below for further details.

Digitising the Abbey Theatre Archive: Journey and Destination

Wed, 31 Aug 2016 11:11:00 +0000
Tuesday 4 October 2016, Room G010, Hardiman Research Building, NUI Galway   This seminar tells the story of the Abbey Theatre Digital Archive, created by the largest theatre archive digitisation project undertaken worldwide. It reflects on challenges faced, lessons learned, new opportunities and impact on academic mission, library and archives.   Programme 1030 Registration and

Gate Theatre Digital Archive now open for research at NUI Galway

Thu, 18 Aug 2016 15:17:00 +0000
The digital archive of the Gate Theatre, Dublin, is now accessible in the Archives Reading Room of the Hardiman Building. Comprising a wealth of material in a range of formats and media, the archive and documents of one of Ireland's leading theatres, from the late 1980s to present, is newly open to study and research. Rosaleen lenihan as 'Mary Tyrone' in Eugene O'Neill's 'Long Day's


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