Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Aiden Gillanders 1973 - 2009

Gone but not forgotten.

Library staff were shocked and deeply saddened when word came through last week that one of the lads downstairs, Aidan Gillanders, had died. The ‘lads downstairs’ are the technicians in the IT Centre who dig the library staff out of many a technical hole and do it with good humour and without complaint. They keep us upgraded and up to date. Aiden had been in the library frequently over the summer installing new staff pcs and he did the job, as usual, quietly and without fuss.

Our sympathies go to his colleagues in the IT Centre who worked most closely with him and especially to his wife, daughters, parents and wider family.

May he rest in peace.

Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Ann Joyce Walsh says Goodbye!!!!!

Head librarian Ann retires today ... after 26 years of dedicated service to GMIT libraries.

Her presence in the libraries will be missed by library staff and GMIT patrons. We wish her all the best on her retirement with many years of health and happiness.

Fad Saol Duit.

Rent a DVD - it's free!!!

Are you staying in tonight? ... if so why not borrow a DVD

The library holds an ever expanding collection of DVD's. Some are academic but a large number are feature films, with a number of Spanish language classic films.

Titles include: Britain at war in colour, Apocalypse Now, Kill Bill, Communication skills what everyone needs to know, Michael Collins, Run Lola run, Three Kings

Go to 'Library Collections' on the library home page for a full list.

DVD's can be viewed in the library or can be borrowed over night - there is no charge for borrowing a DVD (unless you do not return the DVD on time)

Tuesday, September 1, 2009

Welcome to a new Academic year ... 2009/2010

For our first years, it is a new phase and a new adventure – we hope you enjoy the library and the college. We hope you will spend profitable time studying, reading or browsing in the library.

Welcome back to all returning students and staff we hope you all had a great summer.