Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Forbes and Fortune Archives - Free Trials

The library currently has complimentary trials for you to review Forbes Digital Archive and Fortune Magazine Archive.

Forbes Magazine Archive is the world’s only complete digital version of the Forbes back file. With coverage starting at the magazine’s first issue in 1917, the archive offers 70 years’ worth of content. This fully searchable full-text archive provides analysis on business leaders, politics, entertainment, technology, communication, culture, and style.

The Fortune Magazine Archive presents an extensive collection of the long-running business magazine dating from its very first issue in February, 1930 through December, 2000 in a comprehensive cover-to-cover format. Published monthly by Time Inc., the magazine sought to provide news and analysis of both American and, later, international business, economics, technology, and industry. 

Access to the free trials is on campus until the 22nd April with no user restrictions and you have access to the full range of content.

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Happy ‪Proclamation Day‬

It's ‪#‎proclamationday‬. Here's the Galway campus events of the day to mark Proclamation Day.

Friday, March 11, 2016

Libraries closed Thursday for St. Patrick's Day

Posted by St. Patrick's Day

Thursday, March 10, 2016

Man Booker International prize 2016

Man Booker International 2016 longlist includes banned and pseudonymous authors 

The Guardian

BMI Research - Free Trial

Our latest free online trial is BMI Research.

BMI Research provide macroeconomic and political country risk research and in-depth industrial analysis covering 22 major sectors. BMI's analysis, reports, data and forecasts is relied on by students across the globe to support them in their work and successfully prepare them for the year ahead. The online platform supports students across multiple disciplines which includes Agriculture, Business and Management, Business and Finance, Economics, Life Sciences, International Development, Information Technology, Politics and International Relations.

The services provides global coverage on:
  1. Country Risk Analysis and Forecasts - Assessments of economic, political and business environment risk across 200 global markets 
  2. Financial Markets - Analysis and forecasts on fixed income, FX, interest rates, commodities and equity indices 
  3. Industry Analysis - Competitive intelligence and forecasts covering 22 industries, offering forecast scenarios, project databases, industry and company trends 

The online platform is available for the next two weeks on campus, using the following URL: https://bmo.bmiresearch.com/enter

Please get in touch for further information or to give us your feedback.

Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Now online: Ordnance Survey Ireland 19th Century Historical Maps

The Ordnance Survey Ireland (OSI) 19th Century Historical Maps collection contains maps for almost 150 cities, towns and villages in the Republic of Ireland. Significantly, the large scale at which they were surveyed means that wonderful details such as the ground floor interior plans of public buildings from churches and banks to hospitals and railway terminals can be viewed on the maps. Find the maps by date and place and then zoom in on the beautiful cartographic detail.
The Ordnance Survey Ireland (OSI) 19th Century Historical Maps provide a fantastic wealth of detail to explore.
The collection can be viewed in the UCD Digital Library at: http://digital.ucd.ie/view/ucdlib:40377

Last training sessions this term

Tips for better homework and study habits

Read the article: Tips for better homework and study habits

Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Technical issues linking from MultiSearch to EBSCO articles

We are currently experiencing technical problems with linking from MutliSearch to articles in our EBSCO databases. If you access the EBSCO database directly from http://0-search.ebscohost.com.library.gmit.ie/login.aspx… and then click on “Choose databases” and “select all" databases you will get full access to all articles.

Apologies for the inconvenience.

Centenary Programme launch at GMIT

Senior Library Assistant, PhD Candidate & Member of the 1916–2016 Centenary Commemoration Committee, Shirley Wrynn with Dr Mark McCarthy & GMIT President Dr Fergal Barry at GMIT's Official Centenary Programme launch.

Happy #InternationalWomensDay

Let's celebrate women... tell us who inspires you!

Monday, March 7, 2016

Invitation to the Opening of GMIT's 1916-2016 Centenary Programme

Come along to a reception to mark the commencement of the 1916–2016 Centenary Programme of Events at GMIT today, Monday 7 March, 5:30 pm–6:15 pm in The City of Galway Restaurant and Bar, Room 526, Galway Campus.

Thursday, March 3, 2016

GMIT's 1916-2016 Centenary Programme of Events

GMIT invites you to join us in this special programme of events as part of Ireland 2016, the official state programme to mark the centenary anniversary of the 1916 Rising.

Upcoming Events:  

More information and a copy of  GMIT’s 1916-2016 Centenary Programme of Events is available from: