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Suggest Books & Resources

 The Library welcomes suggestions from staff and students for additions to the Library’s Collections.

Books

If approved, our policy is to order a hardcopy and an e-book of titles that are relevant to teaching and research needs.  We order the latest edition of requested books.

To suggest a book:

 

Book Suggestion instructions in PDF form‌.

‌‌‌View a one minute tutorial on how to place a purchase suggestion:

 

Note: you will receive an email from the Library when the print / e-book is available. Print books normally arrive within 21 working days. E-books are available within 3 working days. 

Queries

Please email acquisitions@nuigalway.ie with any queries you have about existing orders.

Reading List Service

For books that are course materials please contact the Reading List Service. This is a specific Library service that prioritises teaching support materials.

Journal / Database Requests

Requests for recurrent subscriptions such as journals/databases must come from academic staff. Authorisation from the head of school may also be required.

Our ability to purchase subscriptions in particular has been limited in recent years due to ongoing cuts to the Library’s Information Resource budget. As a result there is currently an embargo on new journal and database subscriptions. 

Please forward any journal or database requests to acquisitions@nuigalway.ie where we will hold details pending an improvement in our budgetary situation.

Other Suggestions

We would be delighted to hear any other suggestions you would like to make about library services, please email library@nuigalway.ie.

 

 

Hugo Kelly

Kelly, Hugo

Collection Development Librarian
Email: hugo.kelly@nuigalway.ie
Tel: +353 91493359

Niamh Walsh

Walsh, Niamh

Collection Development Librarian
Email: niamh.walsh@nuigalway.ie
Tel: +353 91492095