Showing posts from April, 2013

Standards Database Workshop in the library

Standards Database Workshop taking place in the library:  Thursday May 02nd at 2pm in the James Hardiman Library (Basement PC Suite). Places are limited, please book your place here: The library provides full text access to International (ISO), European (EN) and Irish (IS) standards via a subscription to NSAI Standards Database. A trainer from i2i the database provider will be coming to Galway to deliver a workshop on getting the most from the standards database. Standards

FRANTEXT - new database now available

Access to the FRANTEXT database is now available via FRANTEXT is a French-language database which consists of about 4,250 French texts spanning from the medieval period to the present day. Launched in the 1970s, it has been available online since 1998. It is developed and maintained by the ATILF-CNRS (Analyse et Traitement Informatique de la Langue Fran├žaise-Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique). FRANTEXT provides access to a wide range of literary, philosophical. technical and scientific works. It has recently been enriched with a corpus of autobiographical texts which will interest historians and sociologists as well as literary researchers. Specific words, lists, regular expressions, etc. can be located in an individual work or corpus. The database is constantly updated.

Endnote X5 Introductory Workshop: Science and Engineering 24/04/2013

Endnote X5 Introductory Workshop for Science and Engineering is taking place in the Nursing Library PC Suite on Wednesday April 24 11:30AM - 1PM.  Places are limited.  Register here

ARTS - Introduction to EndNote (for Windows)

There will be a training session on Introduction to EndNote X5 (for Windows) held on Thursday 18 April. This training session is open to teaching staff, taught postgraduates and undergraduates in the College of Arts, Social Sciences and Celtic Studies. Registration is required. For further details and to register for this training session please click here

Academic Writing Centre to reopen from April 15th

From the15th of April 2013 the Academic Writing Centre  will be open every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 11-1pm until May 24th.  The AWC writing tutorials are free, and everyone is most welcome to attend.