Thursday, 31 May 2012

Online Services Unavailable

The following services will be unavailable from 17.30 on Friday 1 June 2012 until 17.30 on Saturday 2 June 2012 due to scheduled maintenance activity.

  • James Hardiman Library Website
  • The Library Catalogue
  • ARAN - Access to Research at NUI Galway
  • Digitised Archives

Normal circulation activities will not be affected and users will still be able to borrow and return items.

Monday, 28 May 2012

Words and their Meanings: A Visual Exhibition



Words and their Meanings: A Visual Exhibition  Arranged by the Academic Writing Centre
1-22 June 
James Hardiman Library Foyer
Official launch on 15 June- all welcome.
RSVP here

Tuesday, 22 May 2012

Here Comes the Sun...


Repeating?

Post-grad?

It sucks to be stuck inside while the sun shines. 



That's why we're open until 10pm Mon-Thurs. 

Full opening hours are on the Library website.

Wednesday, 16 May 2012

Payment of Library Fines

It is now University Policy that final year students will not be eligible to graduate if they have outstanding debts with the University. This includes:

  • Library fines
  • Missing books
  • Books still checked out on Patron accounts

To avoid any disruption to the graduation process please pay your Library fines immediately and return all books to the Library. 


To make the process easy you can pay your fines online by following these steps:
  1. Go to https://printcredit.nuigalway.ie/webcentre/Login.aspx
  2. Enter your Student ID and Password
  3. Top up your Account, using Visa, Mastercard or Laser
  4. Click Library Fines
  5. Enter Amount to Pay and Pay Now

Alternatively please note that you can pay your fines in the following ways:

  • In person at the Customer Services Desk
  • At the Top-Up machines in the Library

For more information, please contact library@nuigalway.ie or  091- 493005


Tuesday, 8 May 2012

Nineteenth Century Collections Online - Database Trial

Nineteenth Century Collections Online (Gale) is a multi-year global digitization and publishing programme focusing on primary source collections of the long nineteenth century (1789-1914), with archives releasing incrementally beginning in spring 2012. Four archives each year are planned for 2013 and 2014 and will take a global perspective on the long nineteenth century.

The 3 archives below have just been released and are searchable via the current trial at http://www.library.nuigalway.ie/collections/databases/databasetrials/databasetrialfeedback/trialfeedback-ncco/#d.en.20970

-Asia and the West: Diploma and Currency Exchange

-British Politics and Society

-European Literature 1790-1840 The Corvey Collection

The trial ends 31 May. Please take the time to fill out a feedback form to help us evaluate our resources.

Please note that not all database trials are accessible from off-campus.