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.
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
Wed, 18 Nov 2020 10:35:00 +0000
Trial access to all Elsevier e-Books (29,989 titles) has been extended until 12th January 2021. A complete title list is available here.NOTE: Fulltext access is only available via the library catalogue. Please log in to http://www.library.nuigalway.ie/ and search for the Elsevier e-book you wish to access. We very much welcome feedback from staff and students on this trial of Elsevier e-Books. A
Wed, 11 Nov 2020 11:59:00 +0000
The Library requests that academic staff submit module reading lists via the Reading List Service for next semester by Friday December 4th.This will give us sufficient time to:review the reading listpurchase available e-bookspurchase print copies of new booksprocess the digitisation of requested chapters/articlescheck e-linksAll reading lists must be created and published using the Reading List
Fri, 16 Oct 2020 09:28:00 +0000
In order to expand access to core resources, the Library has taken out a one year subscription to Sage Catalyst, a major collection of Sage UK e-books. Sage Catalyst is a collection of 500 premium textbooks that covers a broad range of subject areas including:Business & ManagementGeographyResearch Methods, Social Work & Sociology Media & CommunicationPsychology & CounsellingPoliticsNursing,