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The Irish Social Science Data Archive (ISSDA) is delighted to announce that several new datasets are now available to researchers. ISSDA has just acquired the Healthy Ireland dataset, which provides current and credible data about the wide variety of factors which determine health and wellbeing in the population aged 15 years and older. ISSDA has...
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The Glucksman Library has an exhibition in the Hunt Museum in Limerick at present. Drawn from the archives of the Daly family of Limerick, the Limerick and the 1916 Rising exhibition marks the centenary of the death of John Daly, the Limerick Fenian mayor and commemorates the Daly family of Limerick and their participation in...
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Like many other libraries, we have placed some emphasis on 1916 in our programming this year.  We have 4 exhibits of varying sizes around different aspects of the events of 1916 across our cultural heritage collections. We have also been displaying materials on the topic from our general collection to our readers.  As all the...
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On March 21-23 UCD welcomed over 300 delegates from Ireland and many other countries to the well-established and high profile LILAC Information Literacy conference. It was a very significant commitment of time to volunteer UCD as the host for the conference and to provide the local committee to organise local aspects of the event, and it is thus...
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ON 29th January 2016 MU Library will host Ireland’s first UXLIBS-IN-A-DAY workshop. UXLibs-in-a-day’ is a highly practical and interactive workshop which explores User Experience (UX) research methods and applications which can be used to uncover what our users really need and do. For bookings and more see: UXLibs-in-a-day’ is a highly practical and interactive workshop...
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The overall aim of the conference is to foster deeper collaboration between the CONUL Libraries and other institutions nationally and internationally. The conference will showcase existing collaborations and explore opportunities for further collaborations that will benefit our users. It will also provide an opportunity for CONUL library staff to network, learn, discuss and share their...
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On 30 April 2015, Elsevier announced new sharing and hosting policies http://www.elsevier.com/connect/elsevier-updates-its-policies-perspectives-and-services-on-article-sharing for articles published under the Elsevier imprint. CONUL, the Irish Consortium of National and University Libraries, views the policies regressive, posing new obstacles to authors of scholarly articles to share the outcomes of their research and specifically to meet growing expectations of funders...
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On 7 November, Dr Owens Wiwa will launch the book Silence Would Be Treason: Last Writings of Ken Saro-Wiwa in the Library at NUI Maynooth at 12.30pm. He will be introduced by Chair of the NUI Maynooth Governing Authority Baroness Nuala O’Loan. The Ken Saro-Wiwa Audio-Archive, created by NUI Maynooth Library and Kairos Communications, a...
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The old library in Trinity College is the setting for a new animated short inspired by Terry Pratchett.   [gdlr_video url=”YOUR_YOUTUBE/VIMEO_URL” ]
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Nationwide’s programme on Friday 9 November featured the Morpeth Roll currently being worked on by our conservator, Paul Hoary. The filming in the Russell Library starts at 13.15 mins and will be available on the RTE player until Saturday 1 December. http://www.rte.ie/news/2013/0314/376639-morpeth-roll/
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