News Article

Category

This new online resource contains digitised items from the archive of Brendan Duddy, the Derry businessman who maintained and operated a secret channel of communication between the British government and the IRA Army Council for twenty years. Duddy was a key figure in the 1975 ceasefire negotiations, the 1981 Republican Hunger Strikes, and ceasefire talks...
Read More
UCD Library has launched a special campaign in October, to be repeated in February, which focuses on the unacceptable levels of book defacement and damage taking place. The publicity posters, postcards, online campaign page and free bags are built around 5 characters: the underliner, the commentator, the daydreamer, the highlighther and the doodler. And a...
Read More
The CONUL Teaching & Learning Group is proud to offer its annual award for outstanding excellence and innovation in the field of information literacy and teaching in Ireland. This award is open to individuals working in CONUL libraries. The winner will receive €1,000 for use in professional development or project-related activity and will be invited...
Read More
On Thursday 20 October, the Library – in collaboration with The New Review of Academic Librarianship (NRAL) and Taylor & Francis Publishing – will host the seminar Academic Librarians Communicating in the 21st Century: International Perspectives from The New Review of Academic Librarianship. This seminar celebrates the 2016 themed issue of The New Review of...
Read More
The one hundredth anniversary of the death of Professor Tom Kettle at Ginchy, fell on 9th September this year. Kettle was a graduate of UCD. He was called to the bar in 1905 and elected Nationalist MP for East Tyrone in 1906. He resigned his seat in 1910 having been appointed to the Professorship of...
Read More
Registration is now open! for the forthcoming  5th International Summit of the Book 2016, Limerick City, Ireland, November 2nd–3rd 2016  http://www.summitofthebook2016.com We are greatly honoured to announce the following list of international speakers: Ismail Serageldin, Director, Bibliotheca Alexandrina (The Library of Alexandria), Alexandria, Egypt John Van Oudenaren, Director, Scholarly and Educational Programs, The Library of...
Read More
The Library at National University of Ireland, Galway, will host a seminar on Tuesday 4 October which will tell the story of the Abbey Theatre Digital Archive, created by the largest theatre archive digitisation project undertaken worldwide. It reflects on challenges faced, lessons learned, new opportunities and impact on academic mission, library and archives. Registration...
Read More
The University of Limerick’s online commemorative exhibition, Limerick and the 1916 Rising, available at Limerick1916.ul.ie, has been identified as of significant interest and selected for inclusion in two key web archives. ‘Remembering 1916, Recording 2016’ is a project by the National Library of Ireland with the aim of capturing and preserving Irish websites and websites...
Read More
Remembering 1916 A series of interviews made with Dublin people in the years 1979 and 1980 contain vivid eyewitness accounts of the 1916 Easter Rising and the events leading to independence and the Civil War. They form part of the Urban Folklore Project, which was undertaken by the Department of Irish Folklore, University College Dublin....
Read More
Library Strategy 2016-2020 and new edition of UCD Library general guide now available. We are pleased to present the UCD Library Strategy 2016-2020 including revised Mission, Vision and Values statements, 7 themes for the coming years and our main actions to meet University objectives.  Available to download or view at http://libguides.ucd.ie/ld.php?content_id=24541293 We have also published...
Read More
1 20 21 22 23 24