Showing posts from October, 2019

Open Library of Humanities Journals

The James Hardiman Library is a member of the Open Library of Humanities (OLH). The OLH's mission is to make scholarly publishing fairer, more accessible, and rigorously preserved for the digital future. It is a charitable organisation dedicated to publishing open access scholarship with no author-facing article processing charges (APCs). OLH's publishing platform supports academic journals from across the humanities disciplines, as well as hosting its own multidisciplinary journal, Open Library of Humanities . All of OLH's academic articles are subject to rigorous peer review and the scholarship it publishes showcases some of the most dynamic research taking place in the humanities disciplines. A complete list of all 26 journals published or supported by OLH is available below. Access to these journals is available  here and also via the  Library Catalogue. ASIANetwork Exchange: A Journal for Asian Studies in the Liberal Arts Body, Space & Technolo

Cambridge University Press - Open Access e-Books

Cambridge University Press (CUP) has published 57 Open Access e-books on Cambridge Core to date. A further seven titles are due to be published by Dec. 2019/Jan. 2020. See the complete list of the current and forthcoming CUP Open Access e-books available . All of CUP's Open Access e-books published to date are available on the Library Catalogue . Collection Development

Gale Resources - NUI Galway Gale Student Ambassadors

Are you having trouble finding sources for your essays? NUI Galway Gale Student Ambassadors (Chloe and Evelyn) will be available in the Library to tell you all about Gale Resouces and how to access and use them.  Tuesday 22nd October 1100-1600  in Library Foyer  Gale Resources include Primary Sources, Databases, eBooks, Microform, etc. Click here for more information on Gale Resources. There will be goodies at the table so be sure to drop by and say Hi.

Read more from Bonnie Greer - Ireland's new hero

Would you like to hear more from Ireland's new hero Bonnie Greer of BBC Question Time fame? Through the Library's subscripton to Nexis you can!  Access Bonnie Greer's writing in New European via the Library Catalogue.  Don't forget to sign in to the Library Catalogue to be authenticated off-campus.

Meet & Greet Library Staff

The Library is continuing its engagement program with Schools and Colleges and invites you to one of a series of upcoming workshops.  These workshops will give you an opportunity to meet Library staff, discuss your requirements for teaching, learning and research, and facilitate informal conversations about the recently announced Library building transformation project.   Who should attend? All staff and researchers who engage with the Library and are interested in finding out more about Library services for them and their students.  Areas of interest: ·           Library building transformation project ·           Library Collections ·           Reading lists ·           IReL: Irish Research e-Library ·           Academic Skills & Training ·           Research Skills & Training ·           Open Scholarship & Open Access Publishing ·           Special Collections & Archives ·           Makerspace ·           Digital Publishing When a

DECISIS - Trial of Irish Law Reporting Resource

We are currently running a trial to the Irish legal resource, DECISIS. DECISIS is an online service providing reports on all new judgements of the Irish superior courts.  It is a current awareness tool for Irish lawyers, legal academics and law students to keep up to date.  It covers every new judgement since 2011 from the: Supreme Court Court of Appeal High Court  Summary reports are provided within seven days of the judgement being published online along with key information about the case. A link is provided to the full-text of the case on the Courts website. To date there are almost 8000 law reports available.   Our trial lasts until October 29th. Please check out our  DECISIS trial  and leave some feedback about this resource. Collection Development