Showing posts from November, 2013

Additional Study Spaces for Semester 1 Examinations

The following venues are available as additional Study Spaces from 08.30 – 22.00. Larmor Theatre Sunday 1 Dec – Tuesday 17 Dec 2013 (08-00 until 22.00) Tyndall Theatre Friday 29 Nov – Tuesday 17 Dec 2013 (08.00 until 22.00) O’Flaherty Theatre Friday 29 Nov – Tuesday 17 Dec 2013 (08.00 until 22.00) Cairnes Theatre Saturday 30 Nov – Tuesday 17 Dec 2013 (08.00 until 22.00) Darcy Thompson Theatre Saturday 30 Nov – Tuesday 17 Dec 2013 (08.00 until 22.00) Kirwan Theatre Saturday 30 Nov – Tuesday 17 Dec 2013 (08.00 until 22.00) Dillon Theatre Saturday 30 Nov – Tuesday 17 Dec 2013 (08.00 until 22.00) McMunn Saturday 30 Nov – Tuesday 17 Dec 2013 (08.00 until 22.00) AC216 Friday 29 Nov – Thursday 5 Dec 2013 (08.00 until 22.00) Aras Uí Chathail Theatre Sat 30 Nov – Tuesday 10 Dec (08.00 until 22.00)

Library Catalogue - Access Restored

*UPDATE* Access to the library catalogue has now been restore. Thanks again for your patience. ____________________________________________________________________ We're currently experiencing some glitches with our library catalogue system this evening. We're really sorry about this, and are working to get it resolved asap. Thanks for your patience!

The AWC Writing Competition: A Quick Demonstration and Some Tips; 27 Nov 2013 at 3.15 in the Training Room

The competition is now live. Every year, the Academic Writing Centre holds a writing competition. This year's prize is I-Pad 2. The winner's piece will be published in the Sin newspaper and on the AWC website. We would like to invite you to a 15-minute presentation to ask questions, get a re-cap of the rules, and pick up some tips.  The presentation will be held today, on Wednesday, 27 November 2013 at 3.15, in the Training Room at the James Hardiman Library. If you have a question about the presentation but cannot come to the presentation, email Competition rules and FAQs are also available at

ARTS - Introduction to EndNote for Windows

An introduction to EndNote bibliographic management software for teaching staff, taught postgraduates and undergraduates in the College of Arts, Social Sciences & Celtic Studies will take place on Monday, November 25, 2013 from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM in the Nursing & Midwifery PC Suite. Please register at:     Presenters: Kathleen Burke, Subject Librarian email: Niamh Walsh, Subject Librarian email:

AWC: Free Help with Essay Writing

Dear Students, If you have not yet visited the Academic Writing Centre this term, please drop in today (11-1 and 6-9). One of our tutors would be delighted to look over your work and help you improve your writing. Best wishes The AWC Team

Medical Library & PC Suite - Update

The Medical Library & PC Suite has reopened following this morning's leak and power outage. We apologise again for any inconvenience caused.

Medical Library & PC Suite (CSI Building) - Closed Until Further Notice

Due to a water leak and power outage in the basement of the CSI Building this morning, the Medical Libary and the PC Suite are closed. Work is ongoing to restore power and we will provide an update in due course. Apologies for any inconvenience caused.

The AWC: Two Group Workshops

The Academic Writing Centre will hold two group workshops on 6 November 2013. At 2pm, we will hold the first writing group session for PhD students. These sessions have been designed to support PhD students throughout the writing process.  Please register here: Please note: You will need to be able to access your work from the computer suite PCs to fully benefit from the session. At 6pm, we will hold a workshop on 'How to Write Better Essays' for undergraduate students. Please register here: