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My Library Account

Your campus account username and password allows you to log into your Library account, i.e. what you use to log on to the University network.

Your Library account allows you to:

  • Place a hold on a book that is on loan to someone else or held in the Closed Access/Basement.
    • Search for a book on the library catalogue
    • If the book is on loan to someone else or held in the Closed Access/Basement select the Request button
    Placing a hold on a book
    • A new window will appear, click on Request and the hold will be placed on the book
    Placing a hold on a book
    • The item will be retrieved from storage by library staff and kept for you in the Holds Room for a limited period of time
  • Check how many books you have on loan and when they are due back
  • Book a Group Study Room
  • Search for journal articles  
  • Search Library databases and access e-journals from off-campus:
    • This tells the database or e-journal providers that you are an authorised NUI Galway user, even though you are off-campus
    Remember you must be signed into your account for any of the services above to work!

Library and IT Service Desk, Library

Tel: +353 91493399