Showing posts from January, 2012

Photocopiers out of order

Tuesday evening 31st January 2012: All photocopying machines are down in the library this evening and we are unable to offer printing or copying services until further notice. This has been logged with ISS and Patrons may use the photocopying machine in the library browsing room and cards may be purchased for €3.00 near the door into the Librarian's office on the ground floor: please ask the desk service for further details.

Assistive Technology- Exhibition and Demos

On Wednesday 8th Feb there will be an interactive event highlighting technologies to enhance student  independence. 11am-3pm  Áras na Mac Léinn This event is designed to raise awareness of the various types of Assistive Technology used to support students in education. The event will be of particular interest to students with disabilities, their families, teachers, special needs assistants, and supporting professionals.  For further information contact Brid McGann 091-492744/ 091-492813  or email  Exhibitors – Wednesday 8 th February,  11am to 3pm,  Áras na Mac Léinn, NUIG Ash Technologies Ltd . Ash Technologies is 100% Irish owned manufacture and design company based in Naas Co. Kildare. Ash Technologies is a specialist video technology company dedicated to enhancing the vision and lifestyle of its customers through unique and innovative video technologies solutions. Products include OPTi Verso, Eclipse Sch

National Standards Authority of Ireland (NSAI) database now available via the JHL

The library has a new subscription to The National Standards Authority of Ireland (NSAI) database.  The database provides full text access to Irish and International (ISO) standards.   It can be accessed via a title search of the library catalogue or through a search of databases by title on the library homepage .  If you are off-campus you must be logged in to the library to access full-text of standards.    Please contact Fiona Quinlan the subject librarian for the College of Engineering and Informatics if you have any queries about accessing or using this database.  
The Academic Writing Centre has just re-openedAll students are very welcome. Last term, over two hundred students availed of the free sessions on essay writing. Please also note that we are currently running a writing competition. The deadline has been extended to February 10. The topics and guidelines are on our website. The prize is 100 euro all4one voucher. Please feel free to contact or with any queries about the Centre.

ConTempo Quartet Concert - Library Foyer - Wednesday 18th January at 1pm

Galway Ensemble-in-Residence will be performing in the Library Foyer on Wednesday 18th January at 1pm Take a break and come along to enjoy the music of Janáček, Sibelius, Mozart and Phillip Glass. All Welcome

Library Reading Room - Extension to Opening Hours

Library Reading Room Extended Opening Hours commencing Monday 9th January 2012 07.00 - 01.30 7 Days per Week