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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.
Digital Scholarship News
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
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
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
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.
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
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.
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
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