Wednesday, September 30, 2015

On this day...

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

CCAM's Blaise Drummond's new book

Free trial to Grove Art Online

Our latest free trial is to Oxford Art Online’s Grove Art Online. 
The trial provides access to the foremost scholarly art encyclopedia, covering both Western and non-Western art. First published as the landmark 34-volume Dictionary of Art, edited by Jane Turner, the content of Grove Art encompasses all aspects of visual culture.

This free access is available on campus until 25th October 2015.

To begin using Grove Art Online on Oxford Art Online, visit and start searching!

Friday, September 25, 2015

Using Google Scholar to send references to EndNote Online?

Follow these configuration steps:

1. Go to the Google Scholar home page at
2. Click "Settings" in the upper right-hand corner.
3. Under "Bibliography Manager" select the option "Show links to import citations into" and choose "RefMan" in the drop down box.
4. Click on the "Save" button.

Thursday, September 24, 2015

Need statistics?

Check out our free trial to  
with access to relevant data from over 18,000 sources

On campus only for the next 4 weeks

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Free Trial for Nurses

Free Trial to - a vital tool for student nurses in training and for qualified staff who want to put best practice into practice. can support your goal to deliver the best evidence-based care to your patients.

Access to the trial is on campus only.

Interested in Local History in Mayo?

Check out Mayo County Library Local Studies...

Monday, September 21, 2015

Introducing LibGuides

LibGuides are designed to help you find the best resources the library has to offer and help you with your research.  They are guides to help you find key, academic resources while studying, showing you how to make use of them.

 The guides provide key information including:
  • Finding items in print and online; including books, journals & newspapers
  • Searching databases
  • Useful websites
  • Citation & referencing
  • Support & training
  • And more...

There are two ways you can access LibGuides:
  1. On the main library page click on LibGuides.  You will find several subjects to browse and clicking on them will lead to specific guides on that subject.
  2. Access LibGuides directly here and browse by subject or author, check out the most popular guides, browse subject tags for relevant guides.
Feel free to contact the author of the guide for more help – staff are here for you!

Need Help?

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Academic Writing Centre

The Centre offers focused academic writing tuition to students of the Institute at all levels, in all years (including postgraduate), and across all disciplines.

To avail of the services of the Academic Writing Centre:
  • Pre-book a session, up to four days in advance. (The booking system is set out below.)
  • Bring, to the session, a copy of the task as set by your lecturer and any writing guidelines or templates issued by your lecturer or department.
  • Bring, to the session, the relevant work-in-progress: this may consist of initial notes or ideas, preliminary research, partial drafts, or near-completed assignments.
  • Please note that the Academic Writing Centre offers practical, guided tuition in all aspects of academic writing, and should not be misunderstood as an editing or proofreading service.
To book go to and use the Events Calendar or click on the Academic Writing Centre link for more information. Ask library staff if you need help with booking!

Welcome to the Library

Monday, September 14, 2015

Library Selfie Competition!

Tweet a selfie taken in the library to @gmitlibraries, #gmitlibraryselfie by Friday 18th September.

A €20.00 voucher for the canteen for the most creative photo in the Galway & CCAM campus.

Why Use GMIT Libraries?

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

Welcome to the New Academic Year

Hello and Welcome to both new and returning students and staff as the academic year 2015-2016 gets underway...

The library is integral to your study and you will need to use the library resources to find information and support your research assignments. The library has a host of services and resources to offer so check us out on campus or online at

We look forward to seeing you this new academic year.

Thursday, September 3, 2015

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Free Class for First-time Researchers

Heading to university for the first time?

Check out this free online class for first-time researchers!