Wednesday, March 30, 2011
WRONG ... everything is NOT on the web. And everything on the web is NOT free.
Many Library resources are now available via the web, but they are not freely available to everybody - The library pays for you to access the most appropriate resources based on reliability, relevance and value.
Friday, March 25, 2011
Date: Tuesday 29th March
Time: 12.30pm to 1.30pm
See You There
Wednesday, March 23, 2011
Monday, March 21, 2011
The Dictionary of Irish Biography is a collaborative project between Cambridge University Press and the Royal Irish Academy, available in print and online, involving 700 contributors and spanning 9,000 lives. The Dictionary is the indispensable reference work for Ireland. It includes the lives of Irish men and women who made a significant contribution in Ireland and abroad, as well as those born overseas who had noteworthy careers in Ireland from James Ussher to James Joyce, St Patrick to Patrick Pearse, St Brigit to Maud Gonne MacBride, Shane O'Neil to Eamon de Valera, Edward Carson to Bobby Sands.
Go to: http://0-dib.cambridge.org.lib
rary.gmit.ie/ to check out this online dictionary.
Monday, March 14, 2011
Wednesday, March 9, 2011
Go to: http://0-site.ebrary.com.library.gmit.ie/lib/gmit/home.action to read, read, read...
Monday, March 7, 2011
Thursday, March 3, 2011
GMIT now occupies the site of the Castlebar District Lunatic Asylum, later known as St. Mary's Hospital, which opened in 1866. For the next 139 years people with mental illness were treated here until it ceased to function as a Psychiatric Hospital in 2005. This talk will focus on 1901 as a year in the life of the hospital.
When: 2pm, Thursday, 10th March 2011.
Where: Roseanne Clear Lecture Theatre, GMIT, Castlebar.
All are welcome
There will be NO e-mail, Internet access, Library services, network drives etc. for all campuses.
Wednesday, March 2, 2011
We hope you can join us for one or all of these talks. Tea/coffee will be served.
GMIT Lunch Time Lectures - Venue Library Research Room
Mon 7th March ~ 1pm
Researching Irish military history a personal view. Mr Joe Loughnane, GMIT
Tues 8th March ~ 1pm
Climate change & natural disasters in Ireland. Dr Kieran Hickey, NUIG
Thurs 10th March ~ 1pm
Abstract Expressionism & Mark Rothko. Anne Harkin Petersen
For more information on Library Ireland Week go to: http://www.libraryirelandweek.ie/
Please let us know if you are still experiencing problems.
Tuesday, March 1, 2011
We are delighted to be celebrating the 14th World Book Day in Ireland on Thursday the 3rd of March 2011.
Over the last 13 years World Book Day has become firmly established as Ireland’s biggest annual event promoting the enjoyment of books and reading. The main aim is to encourage children to explore the pleasure of books and reading by providing them with an opportunity to have a book of their own.
For more information go to: