Thursday, 21 October 2010

Bank Holiday Weekend Opening Hours

The Library will be open as normal this October weekend, but will be closed on Bank Holiday Monday.
  • Friday 08.30-22.00
  • Saturday 08.30-17.30
  • Sunday 10.00-17.30
Please note that the Customer Service desk will be staffed on Saturday from 9.30-13.00 on Saturday.

Friday, 15 October 2010

Wiley Online Library - Service Interruption - Oct 16th

This message is to alert you of an interruption in the online service for Wiley Online Library.

Due to essential site maintenance, access may be interrupted during Saturday October 16th between 11:00 - 13:00.

Apologies for any inconvenience this may cause.

Thursday, 14 October 2010

Library Research Week

Library Research Week

Targeted at the University’s research community, a range of talks and seminars have been arranged for the week beginning 18 October. The aim is to showcase the Library’s extensive support for research in the University.

The Research Week has been timed to coincide with International Open Access Week, and open access publishing will feature, with reference to ARAN – the Library’s online repository for NUI Galway research.

Papers will also cover:

• Research resources across all disciplines
• Research dissemination
• Maximising the impact of your research
• Using open access repositories
• Archives and Special Collections

The talks and seminars will take place throughout the week both in the Library and in research centres such as The Moore Institute, CISC and REMEDI. For the full programme, please go to

There will also be an exhibition of resources from the Archives and Special Collections in the Library foyer during the week.

Tuesday, 5 October 2010

Training session on using Google to find information


Google and More

This session will cover searching the Web using Google's advanced search options, using other free sources of information on the Web, and evaluating the information that you find. Attend this session if you want to pick up tips and techniques to make your searching more effective.

Date: Thursday 7th October
Time: 3pm-4pm
Location: Nursing & Midwifery Library PC Suite in the Nursing Library wing of the James Hardiman Library

Use this link to reserve your place