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
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Find out about what Library services you can avail of, take our 360 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.
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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.
The Library strives to provide you with excellent and relevant collections to support the teaching, learning and research needs of the University. All our collections are discoverable through the Library Catalogue and by logging in you will be linked seamlessly to online resources and guided to the location of physical resources.
Our Library guide has tips on accessing the Library catalogue and other online Library resources which you may find useful.
Mon, 12 Apr 2021 10:51:00 +0000
While this year publishers' schedules are still being disrupted by the pandemic, it is always worthwhile to catchup on some amazing recent fiction from NUI Galway graduates. John Patrick McHugh's debut collection of stories, Pure Gold, set in Achill have been published to great acclaim. John has also secured a major UK publishing deal.Ryan Denis, who completed an MA in Writing and PhD at NUI
Tue, 30 Mar 2021 16:15:00 +0000
The Library now has access to Siren Films : Child Development Video Based Training, a video clip collection for students and professionals in Early Childhood Studies. This resource allows students to learn about child development in all its facets and to acquire the skills and knowledge needed to work with young children. It is particularly valuable in the current situation with restricted
Fri, 26 Feb 2021 18:12:00 +0000
The coverage of RILM Abstracts of Music Literature database has now been increased. Previously coverage was from 1967-present but the publisher recently increased access to the higher version of RILM Abstracts of Music Literature. Coverage now begins in the early 19th century and extends to the present. Access to RILM Abstracts of Music Literature is available via the library catalogue.
Fri, 29 Jan 2021 17:55:00 +0000
Gaeilge has been introduced as a language interface option within some of Gale's database platforms, including Gale Primary Sources.Enabling this feature is very simple: once you log into a Gale database from the library website, e.g. Archives Unbound the interface language can be changed by clicking on the language drop down menu choices in the upper righthand corner and selecting Gaeilge. Once
Tue, 26 Jan 2021 13:01:00 +0000
22 January 2021 marked the 120th anniversary of the death of Queen Victoria. The Library has many resources which our readers can use to find out more about life in the Victorian era in Ireland, Britain and around the world. The broad-ranging Cambridge Companion to Victorian culture could be a good starting point. It is available online through the library catalogue. Some details of the lives
Fri, 27 Nov 2020 11:52:00 +0000
IReL has recently purchased journal backfile collections from Sage, American Medical Association and Wiley on a perpetual access basis.The Sage, American Medical Association and Wiley collections were chosen based on usage denials data: evidence that many IReL users had been attempting to read these articles but didn’t have access. Access to the titles in these three journal backfile collections