Friday, 29 July 2011

Reading Rooms - Closure + Alternative Study Facilities Notice

Please note that due to a planned Reading Rooms Refurbishment Project that the Library Reading Rooms at basement level are closing to the public from Friday 29th July and will remain closed until late September 2011.

Alternative study areas are available at the following locations:


  • Study facilities will be available throughout this entire period in the James Hardiman Library, during normal opening hours.

  • In addition from Friday 29th July to Sunday 4th September additional space has been allocated in Theatre UC102 in Aras Ui Chathail, this service will operate on a 7 Day basis from 08.30-23.00. However it will terminate at the start of term as the space will be required for lectures.

Tuesday, 19 July 2011

Annual Reviews on your mobile device

Users can now browse, search, and read full-text content anytime, anywhere on the Annual Reviews mobile site. Visit www.annualreviews.org from a mobile device to:

  • Browse journals and articles
  • Search journals by keyword, author or title
  • View abstracts
  • Read full-text articles (personal or institutional subscription required)
  • Read forthcoming articles (personal or institutional subscription required)
  • View and search references and related links
  • Download articles to your mobile device for offline reading
  • Share articles and links via Social Networks (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn)
  • Select journals and articles as favorites

Download a PDF tutorial that highlights the features of the Annual Reviews mobile website.

You can find out more here: http://www.annualreviews.org/page/about/mobile

Friday, 15 July 2011

Archives Unbound - Trial Now Available

A trial is now available for Archives Unbound.

Archives Unbound presents topically-focused digital collections of historical documents that support the research and study needs of scholars and students at the college and university level. Collections in Archives Unbound cover a broad range of topics from the Middle Ages forward-from Witchcraft to World War II to twentieth-century political history. Collections are chosen for Archives Unbound based on requests from scholars, archivists, and students.

This trial is available until 01 August.

Access is available via: http://www.library.nuigalway.ie/collections/databases/databasetrials/

Please complete the online feedback form if this database is of interest to you.