Showing posts from September, 2011

Library System Back in Action!

We're delighted to tell you that our library system is back in action. Apologies to all who were inconvenienced by the downtime that was caused by a hardware failure. The following services are now restored: self-check self-return viewing holdings of particular titles placing holds requesting Inter-Library Loans booking group study rooms

ConTempo Quartet Concert - Library Foyer - Friday 23rd September at 1pm

Galway Ensemble-in-Residence will be performing in the Library Foyer on Friday 23rd September at 1pm Take a break and come along to enjoy the music of Joaquin Turina, Bela Bartok, and Mozart All Welcome

Culture Night 2011 Comes to the James Hardiman Library

For Culture Night 2011, the James Hardiman Library at NUI Galway will be opening up and exploring their unique literary, theatre and landed estates archives. To mark the first involvement of NUI Galway Archives and Special Collections in Culture Night we are delighted to put on a programme of events that will share these wonderful archival collections. At 7pm Special Collections Librarians Marie Boran and Brigid Clesham will talk about their new project, the Irish Landed Estates Database, an incredible resource for those interested in tracing their family history or looking at the history of the landed estates of Ireland. At 8pm, Fergus Fahey, Institutional Repository and Digitisation Librarian, will discuss the personal archive of writer John McGahern. Having catalogued the McGahern Archive, Fahy will deliver a detailed and insightful overview of this wonderful collection of hand-written novels, drafts, stories and correspondence, created over a lifetime’s work by one of Irela

Library Induction

Library Induction will take place on Tuesday 13 Sept 11.00-16.00 Wednesday 14 Sept 11.00-16.00 Thursday 15 Sept 11.00-16.00 Come along and win *FANTASTIC* prizes, including a Dell laptop, iPad2, Digital Camera, External Hard Drives, and iPods. Library Induction is an essential part to your college success- so come along and get wise! Your University ID is your card for access to the Library, you’ll also need it to borrow material, print from any PC and to photocopy. Library Opening Hours Guide to Using the Library Your Borrowing Rights WiFi Finding your way around

JSTOR Restrictions Sept 9 - 10

On Friday, September 9 and Saturday, September 10 , JSTOR will be performing site maintenance that requires a “read-only” period for these two days.  During this scheduled maintenance, users will be able to search, browse, and access and download PDF files for content in JSTOR.  They will not be able to save citations, reset passwords, create or update MyJSTOR accounts, or purchase articles.