The Library provides access to all sorts of information resources to support your learning and research. You can search all of the library's collections through the Library Catalogue, or get more information on each type of information resource and how it might be useful to your studies below.
- Using the Library
Find your way
Learn more about the Library as a physical place, find top tips and answers to frequently asked questions (FAQ), find out about the study spaces and services available in the Main, Medical and Nursing & Midwifery Libraries, and if you are not a student or staff member of NUI Galway, you can find out here how to access the Library.
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. We have staff with expertise on information resources in your subject area.
- 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.
Assistive Technology Service
Welcome to the Assistive Technology Service (ATS)
The Assistive Technology Service, located on the ground floor of the Library aims to meet the needs of students with disabilities. The Service offers support for users with visual, mobility and hearing impairments, and for those with learning difficulties. The University’s Disability Support Service works with the Library in providing a range of services, equipment and software to enable students to participate fully in their courses. The Service also receives computer support from Information Solutions and Services.
The Service aims to provide an accessible environment to suit the needs of students.
The Library Guide offers a short introduction to the James Hardiman Library and its wide range of resources.
Everyone is expected to respect the needs of all users and follow the ATS Code of Conduct.