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Develop your digital literacy skills with any of our self-paced learning resources below. Here, you’ll find information on everything from getting organised for study success to using a 3D printer.

 

Tutorial Description Level
Drone Flying & Safety Basics An introduction to safely and legally flying a drone in Ireland. Beginner
Intro to 3D Printing An introduction to 3D printing in the Library. Beginner
Using EndNote How to use EndNote to manage your references. Beginner
Getting Started with your Studies What's expected of you, campus information, using your email and Blackboard. Beginner
Getting Organised Skills for study, life and work. How to set and achieve study goals. Beginner
Communication Skills Skills for communicating online, in teams and when giving presentations. Beginner
IT and Digital Skills Develop your IT and digital skills to serve you better as a student. Beginner
Reading and Research Skills Hone your research and note taking strategies and learn about research ethics. Beginner
Critical Thinking Learn about and develop your critical thinking skills. Beginner
Mathematics and Statistics An introduction to maths and stats to help your research. Beginner
Assignments and Exams Learn about different types of assignments and exams, and how to prepare for them. Beginner
All Aboard A national project that aims to empower learners and teachers to support their work, their study, or other aspects of living in a digital age. Beginner
Introducing the Library This playlist offers an introduction to services and collections offered by the Library. Beginner
Citing and Referencing Workshop on Citing and Referencing. Remixes content from The Information Literacy User’s Guide: An Open, Online Textbook. Beginner
Conducting a Literature Review A video playlist on Conducting a Literature Review for NUI Galway staff and students. Beginner
Searching Systematically In this lesson, you'll learn how to undertake a search and review of research literature. Beginner
Referencing Learn why it is important to reference, how to reference correctly and how to decode references. Beginner
Navigating the Information Landscape An introduction to sources including scholarly sources, getting started with search techniques. Learning outcomes include critical thinking and evaluating information. Beginner
SensusAccess A guide and tool for document conversion, allowing you to convert your readings and research into formats including Word, e-book or MP3. Beginner

Upcoming Events

Reading List Service Training for Academic Staff

Date: Tuesday, August 16, 2022
Time: 12:00 - 13:00
Presenter: Hugo Kelly
Location: Library Training Room PC Suite
Campus: Galway

This is an introductory training session demonstrating the Library's reading list management service. This service is aimed at lecturers or any teaching/adminstrative staff involved in reading list provision.

This new teaching support service integrates:

  • your readings lists hosted online
  • Blackboard
  • library resources
  • library ordering & article/chapter scanning

The session will demonstrate the following:

  • creating & editing reading lists online
  • bookmarking/linking to full text
  • structuring lists
  • publishing lists
  • adding lists to Blackboard

PCs will be available for this session. Teaching staff can bring laptops for convenience if preferred.

For more information and a guide see our Reading List page.

 

Presenters:

Hugo Kelly

Niamh Walsh

Collection Development Librarians

James Hardiman Library

 

Contact:

hugo.kelly@nuigalway.ie

niamh.walsh@nuigalway.ie

Book now

Reading List Service Training for Academic Staff

Date: Thursday, August 25, 2022
Time: 12:00 - 13:00
Presenter: Hugo Kelly
Location: Library Training Room PC Suite
Campus: Galway

This is an introductory training session demonstrating the Library's reading list management service. This service is aimed at lecturers or any teaching/adminstrative staff involved in reading list provision.

This new teaching support service integrates:

  • your readings lists hosted online
  • Blackboard
  • library resources
  • library ordering & article/chapter scanning

The session will demonstrate the following:

  • creating & editing reading lists online
  • bookmarking/linking to full text
  • structuring lists
  • publishing lists
  • adding lists to Blackboard

PCs will be available for this session. Teaching staff can bring laptops for convenience if preferred.

For more information and a guide see our Reading List page.

 

Presenters:

Hugo Kelly

Niamh Walsh

Collection Development Librarians

James Hardiman Library

 

Contact:

hugo.kelly@nuigalway.ie

niamh.walsh@nuigalway.ie

Book now