Friday, November 23, 2012

8pm evening opening starts in Castlebar on Monday 26th November: Mon - Thurs: 9.30am - 8.00pm Fri: 9.30am - 5.00pm

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Weekend Opening Starts Friday in the Galway Campus

Dublin Rd. library is open weekends for the next 4 weekends from this Friday the 23rd November 2012.

Weekend Opening Hours:

Friday: 09:00 - 21:00
Saturday: 10:00 - 13:00


Friday, November 16, 2012

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Fines Amnesty

There is a fines amnesty for Library Ireland Week until Friday 16th November in the Dublin Rd. & Cluain Mhuire Libraries.

Fines will be waived on items returned this week only.

Friday, November 9, 2012

GMIT’s 40th Anniversary - Nationwide

If you missed Monday’s Nationwide special celebrating GMIT’s 40th anniversary,
you can watch the programme online at:

Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Library Ireland Week 2012 (12th - 16th November)

Library Ireland Week 2012 is the 7th year of Library Ireland Week  which celebrates and highlights the role of libraries, librarians and information professionals. Library Ireland Day will take place on the Wednesday 14th November. 
Lunchtime Lectures

Prehistoric Astronomy in Ireland - Mr Malachy Thompson

Date :  Monday 12th Nov   
Time :  1.00pm       
Venue :  Library Research Room

A Tale of Two Cities :  the proposal to colonise the city of Galway with residents from the city of Gloucester during the Cromwellian occupation 1652-1660 - Dr John Towler

Date :  Tuesday 13th Nov             
Time :  1.00pm                                                                               
Venue :  Library Research Room
Lunchtime Concert

Traditional Concert with Sean Moloney and friends featuring music from  Patrick Kavanagh’s Tarry Flynn by Sean  Moloney, accompanied by Philip Doddy, fiddle and whistle, Caroline Locke, piano, and Irene Moloney, bodhrán and mandolin

Date :  Wednesday 14th Nov                  
Time : 1.10pm               
Venue :  Café Foyer


Treasures of the Royal Irish Academy Library 
Date : 12th –  30th Nov                         
Time :  Library opening hours      
Venue :  Library, Galway Campus

For more information on Library Ireland Week 2012 go to:

Monday, November 5, 2012

Using the Library Website - Drop-in Practical Training Sessions

The library houses a huge collection of books, journals, multimedia and more - everything you need if you know where to look. The library website is the starting point for all your research needs.

Use the library website to: 

  • Search across both print and online collections using MultiSearch
  •  View and print exam papers  
  •   Renew your books online
  •  Reserve on-loan items or items available in other campuses
  •  Make Inter-Library Loan requests
  • Email queries to the Library

The sessions will: 

  • Provide an overview of the services provided on the library’s website  
  • Explain where to go on the website for those services

The following drop-in sessions will take place during the month of November. All sessions will take place in the IT Training Room in the library:

  • Wednesday 7th November 12:00 - 1:00pm 
  • Tuesday 13th November 3:00 - 4:00pm 
  •  Monday 19th November 1:00 - 2:00pm

    Thursday, November 1, 2012

    EndNote Web Drop-in Sessions for November

    EndNote Web is an online bibliographic service which will help you to store and organise your references.

    Find out how to collect references quickly and easily from online sources (databases, library catalogues & web pages) and insert them into a Word document instantly using 'Cite While You Write'

    The following drop-in training sessions for Endnote Web are Scheduled for November in the Dublin Road Campus library:

    Thursday 8th November 3:00 - 4:00 pm
    Wednesday 14th November 2:00 - 3:00 pm
    Wednesday 21st November 3:00 - 4:00 pm
    Thursday 29th November 10:00 - 11:00 am

    No booking necessary, places filled on a first come, first served basis. All sessions take place in the library IT training room.