The Library provides access to all sorts of information resources to support your learning and research. You can search all of our collections through the Library Catalogue, or learn more about different types of information resources below.
- Using the Library
Find your way
Find out about what Library services you can avail of, take our 360 degree Library tour and navigate your way around the Library. Each section includes a description of services available and allows you to become familiar with the Library before you visit us.
- We Can Help
We're here to help
Library staff provide support, help, and training to enable you to get to grips with the literature of your subject and the Library's resources.
- 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.
- Open Scholarship
The Library supports the practice of research, education and knowledge exchange to enable open collaboration and learning.
|Drone Flying & Safety Basics||An introduction to safely and legally flying a drone in Ireland.||Beginner||drone, drones, technology, makerspace, video|
|Intro to 3D Printing||An introduction to 3D printing in the Library.||Beginner||3D printing, technology, makerspace|
|Using EndNote||How to use EndNote to manage your references.||Beginner||EndNote, research, citing, citations|
|Getting Started with your Studies||What's expected of you, campus information, using your email and Blackboard.||Beginner||email, blackboard, start, new, new students, campus, academic skills|
|Getting Organised||Skills for study, life and work. How to set and achieve study goals.||Beginner||study, organise, academic skills|
|Communication Skills||Skills for communicating online, in teams and when giving presentations.||Beginner||study, communicate, academic skills|
|IT and Digital Skills||Develop your IT and digital skills to serve you better as a student.||Beginner||study, digital, it, information, technology, academic skills|
|Reading and Research Skills||Hone your research and note taking strategies and learn about research ethics.||Beginner||study, research, information, technology, academic skills, ethics, notes, note|
|Critical Thinking||Learn about and develop your critical thinking skills.||Beginner||study, research, information, academic skills, thinking|
|Mathematics and Statistics||An introduction to maths and stats to help your research.||Beginner||study, research, information, maths, mathematics, stats, statistics, academic skills|
|Assignments and Exams||Learn about different types of assignments and exams, and how to prepare for them.||Beginner||study, research, information, test, assignment, exam, academic skills|
|All Aboard||A national project that aims to empower learners and teachers to support their work, their study, or other aspects of living in a digital age.||Beginner||study, research, information, digital, it, academic skills|
|Introducing the Library||This playlist offers an introduction to services and collections offered by the Library.||Beginner||study, research, information, digital, it, academic skills, website, search, find|
|Citing and Referencing||Workshop on Citing and Referencing. Remixes content from The Information Literacy User’s Guide: An Open, Online Textbook.||Beginner||study, research, information, academic skills, cite, citation, reference, paper|
|Conducting a Literature Review||A video playlist on Conducting a Literature Review for NUI Galway staff and students.||Beginner||study, research, information, academic skills, cite, citation, reference, paper, literature, review|
|Searching Systematically||In this lesson, you'll learn how to undertake a search and review of research literature.||Beginner||study, research, information, academic skills, cite, citation, reference, paper, literature, review|
|Referencing||Learn why it is important to reference, how to reference correctly and how to decode references.||Beginner||study, research, information, academic skills, cite, citation, reference, paper, literature, review|
|Navigating the Information Landscape||An introduction to sources including scholarly sources, getting started with search techniques. Learning outcomes include critical thinking and evaluating information.||Beginner||study, research, information, academic skills, cite, citation, reference, paper, literature, review, search, find|
|SensusAccess||A guide and tool for document conversion, allowing you to convert your readings and research into formats including Word, e-book or MP3.||Beginner||study, research, information, academic skills, help, access, convert|