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
Find your way
Find out about what Library services you can avail of, take our 360 degree 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.
- We Can Help
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.
- 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.
Library & IT Service Desk
The Library and IT Service Desk provides first level advice and support to students and staff on both Library and IT services. The Service Desk is located on the ground floor of the Library (building 12 on map). The service desk is open Monday-Saturday during term; please see our opening hours page for more information.
Your Campus Account provides access, using a single user ID and password to use campus IT services.
Learn about borrowing, renewing, returns and paying any library fines.
The print service allows users to print, copy and scan documents using the Multi-Function Printers (MFP) located around campus.
Outlook is the preferred email client used to access Microsoft Exchange server email. Outlook also includes contact, calendaring and task management functionality.
There are a suite of Microsoft apps available to students and staff. For all other software availability see the A-Z.
Get help finding and using print and online information resources from the Library.
How to contact us
There are multiple ways to contact us;
- Real time response via our Online chat (available on the James Hardiman Library Website) service during service hours
- Email us at Library@universityofgalway.ie and we will direct your query to the relevant section
- Raise a service ticket in our Service Desk Ticketing System
- Phone us on 091 49 3399 during service hours
- If you are on campus you can visit us in the foyer of the main Library