Wednesday, 22 April 2020

Online Resources now available



To help with Study & Research during this period of Covid-19 publishers have made freely available a number of online resources and collections. These include a variety of formats, e.g. teaching videos,   eBooks including textbooks, journal articles, theses and dissertations. Note that in some cases we are being offered an enhanced access and not full access.

Listed below is a selection of these resources available via the Library Catalogue (remember to login).

Skills For Study helps students with core academic skills such as Critical thinking and Academic writing to broader skills like Group work and Personal development.



Cite Them Right shows how to reference all types of items from eBooks to Twitter. It covers the usual formats such as books and journal articles as well as formats such as legal documents, speeches, annual reports, RSS feeds, theses, blog posts, manuscripts, parish registers, and many more.
Styles covered include Harvard, IEEE, APA, Chicago, MLA, OSCOLA and Vancouver.






JoVe Science Education is a revolutionary video library dedicated to the teaching of scientific fundamentals through easy-to-understand video demonstrations. It includes subjects such as Physics, Biology, Psychology, Engineering and much more.




eBooks including textbooks
The Library has access to a number of eBook collections including 

  • ProQuest eBook Central
  • Selected Roundhall Irish Law books
  • Bloomsbury Irish Law Books 
  • Cambridge Core Textbooks
  • Cambridge Reference Collections
  • Proquest eBook Central
  • Elsevier Science Direct Textbooks
  • Springer Textbooks
  • Project Muse eBooks


Proquest Dissertations & Theses Global is the most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses worldwide. Proquest has given full PDF access to 2.5 million titles. This is in addition to the normal bibliographic access we have to this resource (Abstract & Index).


If you are having difficulty accessing any of these resources or using them please direct your queries to library@nuigalway.ie


*NOTE: We have access to some of these resources for a limited time only and once the expiry date is reached the collection/resources will automatically deactivate and will no longer be discoverable.
video tutorials here


If you are having difficulty searching the library catalogue we have a number of online tutorials
here which will assist you. These include videos on searching for an eBook, an electronic journal article, etc.


Note that a complete list for those Studying & Researching Covid-19 is available at here

library@nuigalway.ie

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