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.
Academic skills are the abilities that you have – or that you will learn – to be successful in third-level education, postgraduate studies, and in your working life thereafter. The library is an important place to find out more about essential academic skills, particularly information skills.
- Our Academic Skills Librarians teach digital and information literacy skills in a number of formats. Librarians offer workshops that are embedded in course modules. We also have a rich suite of scheduled tutorials that students or staff can sign up, as well as drop-in sessions.
Library Events Listing
- Need some personalized help? Visit our Academic Skills Hub located in the library foyer, where you can get one-to-one assistance with information skills. If you can’t stop by during our opening hours, be sure to reach us via our email address (firstname.lastname@example.org), by logging a ticket or on Twitter (@nuig_acskills).
- Our growing collection of Library Guides and Tutorials include topical guides such as conducting a literature review and citation and referencing to help sharpen your academic skills. They also include subject guides to help take you through relevant information resources to your field of study and research.
Visit the Libguides
LibGuides A-Z Databases
Academic Skills Hub Opening Hours
Mon - Fri: 10am - 12pm & 2pm - 4pm
If you are unable to go to the desk during opening hours contact us and we can arrange an appointment
Our Academic Skills Team
We offer help for all levels of learners in a range of skills including locating information, citation and plagiarism and digital skills as well as a wide range of other academic skills. Call to the Academic Skills hub or view our training events to discover how the Academic Skills Team can help you.