Showing posts from July, 2017

Revue Bénédictine: fulltext from 1884- now available

Fulltext access to every issue of  Revue Bénédictine from Volume 1 1884 to the current issue is now available. Originally published as  Messager des Fideles until 1889, Revue Bénédictine is published twice a year by Brepols and covers occidental ecclesiastical history, with an emphasis on biblical, patristic and monastic texts. This journal publishes unpublished texts, original studies in French, English, German and Italian, reviews of recently published works, as well as two bibliographical bulletins. Collection Development

August workshops: Design for presentations, Paraphrasing without plagiarising

It's very quiet on campus, but we're still workshopping! Come by the Library for a boost to your skills! Design in Presentations 8 August, 2017  13:00 Photoshop whiz Eileen Walsh walks you through the design thinking process in the context of presentations. Attendees will leave with knowledge of tools and processes that they can use when creating presentations or other visual communication tools to make sure they are looking their best. Eileen Walsh has a degree in Graphic Design and a masters in Digital Media. She has worked in the area of design and digital media for the last seven years and will be sharing some of the knowledge and tools she uses when going through the design process. Sign up: Paraphrasing without plagiarising 14 August, 2017   15:00 Do you have difficulty putting material you have read for your assignments into your own words? Are you concerned that you are plagiarising

Celebrating the Galway International Arts Festival - From the Archives

The Galway International Arts Festival is celebrating 40 years this year. Over those many years the Festival has grownt o become not just the highlight of Galway's cultural and artistic calendar every but also that of Ireland, now recognised as one of the major annual arts festivals in Europe. The archive of the Galway International Arts Festival resides within the archive collections of the Hardiman Library of NUI Galway. It is an amazing record of how the festival was established and grew to attract not just the best of Irish artists and performers of all kinds, but also the cream of international talent. The collection consists of over thirty-five boxes of manuscripts and documents, comprising some of the first minute books of the Festival committee, correspondence with leading artists, programmes and posters for various events, an expansive photographic collection, press cuttings and of course the famous Galway Arts Festival posters themselves. The archive of Galway Ar

Academic Video Online - trial ends Friday 28 July

A trial of Academic Video Online (Alexander Street Press) is now available until Friday 28 July 2017. Academic Video Online delivers 55,000+ streaming video titles spanning a wide range of subject areas including film, drama, literary studies, business, counselling, history, music, and more. Curated for the educational experience, the large depth of content and breadth of content types (such as documentaries, films, demonstrations, etc.) makes it a useful resource for undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and research. Access to Academic Video Online is available at: Please complete the feedback form provided for this trial if this resource is of interest. Collection Development

Archives Unbound - access extended

Access to Archives Unbound has now been extended until 30 November 2017 . At that stage the usage will be reviewed and perpetual access to the most accessed collections will be selectively purchased.  Archives Unbound consists of a collection of 237 unique digitised primary sources covering a broad range of historical areas including: Colonial and Postcolonial Studies European History French Language Titles Gender Studies Irish History Middle East Studies World War II   Archival source documents include personal correspondence, government files and reports, pamphlets, speeches and memoranda from a range of historical periods.   Browse the title list of collections on Archives Unbound.     Collection Development

Routledge History of Feminism - new resource

  Routledge History of Feminism is a new online resource that covers the fascinating subject of feminism over the long nineteenth century (1776–1928).    It contains an extensive range of primary and secondary resources, including full books, selected chapters, and journal articles, as well as new thematic essays, and subject introductions on its structural themes:  Millicent Fawcett's Hyde Park address Politics and Law Religion and Belief Education Literature and Writings Women at Home Society and Culture Empire Movements and Ideologies           Key Features: More than 170 volumes of primary source collections, available in electronic format for the first time More than 1,000 chapters of secondary book content Over 100 journal articles from a range of Taylor and Francis journals An introductory video to the subject and resource from the Academic Editor 16 newly commissioned thematic essays by experts in the field Short introd