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UCD Digital Library: M. Michael Corcoran’s Photograph Albums

The latest UCD Digital Library collection, M. Michael Corcoran’s Photographic Albums, was launched at a research showcase and seminar entitled “Archives of Women Religious in Ireland: the Present and the...
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Poetry as Commemoration initiative at UCD Library launches new website

Poetry as Commemoration has launched a new website showcasing its core activities including: Poetry CommissionsCreative Writing WorkshopsPublic Art Installations Poetry as Commemoration is a Decade of Centenaries project headed up...
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CONUL Annual Conference 2022 – Registration & Programme

We are delighted to announce that registration for the 2022 CONUL Annual Conference is now open!! The Conference entitled Library.Now – Welcome to the Future! will take place at the...
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NUI Galway Open Scholarship Week 2022

NUI Galway Open Scholarship Week is now in its fourth year! #OSW2022 is an exciting and innovative event that will bring together researchers, academics, educators, policymakers and students to highlight and...
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The Library of the Future – UCD Library launches its new Strategic Plan 2021-2025

The new UCD Library Strategic Plan 2021-2025 was launched on Wednesday, 2nd March by Associate Librarian (and acting Librarian) Lorna Dodd and UCD’s Deputy President, Professor Mark Rogers. The ambitious...
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Statement of solidarity with library and information professionals in Ukraine

We the undersigned members of CONUL, the Consortium of National and University Libraries in Ireland, unequivocally condemn the invasion of Ukraine by Russia.  We are gravely concerned about the humanitarian...
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IIIF4Research Network Online Seminar

Registration link and more details. Trinity College Dublin is one of the lead institutions in the IIIF4Research Network and the Library of Trinity College Dublin will host a IIIF4Research online...
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DCU’s St. Patrick’s Campus becomes temporary home to Poetry Ireland

Paula Meehan, Poet & Board member of Poetry Ireland; Prof Daire Keogh, President of DCU and Niamh O’Donnell, Director of Poetry Ireland Dublin City University welcomes Poetry Ireland to its...
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Using Virtual & Immersive Technologies to enhance Teaching & Learning. (Online seminar from UCC Library)

This online seminar from UCC Library will explore the ways in which VR has been used as an innovative instructional application and provide insights into the “when,” “why” and “how”...
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Library exhibition celebrates poet Derek Mahon’s life and work

The life and work of poet Derek Mahon was celebrated last November in Trinity College Dublin with a conference organised by Trinity’s School of English in association with Poetry Ireland...
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Trinity unveils sensory spaces to make campus more inclusive

Trinity College Dublin unveiled a series of new spaces on campus that have been designed as supportive sensory environments to meet the needs of students and staff.  The plans were devised by TCD Sense –...
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CONUL Annual Conference 2022 – Deadline for Abstracts Extended!

It’s the Christmas gift you’ve been waiting for!! We are delighted to announce that the closing date for abstract submissions for the CONUL Annual Conference 2022 has been extended to Midnight (GMT), Sunday...
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UCD Library’s COVID response celebrated at 2021 UCD Values in Action Awards

UCD Library were delighted to receive the news that more than 30 members of our Client Services and Facilities teams (AKA the Library COVID Response team) were awarded a 2021...
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Transport & travel treats in the University of Limerick’s Advent Calendar

Returning for its 6th consecutive year, the UL Special Collections and Archives Advent Calendar focuses this year on the themes of travel & transport. We are hopeful that the coming...
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CONUL Annual Conference 2022 – Reminder Call for Papers!

The Call for Papers for our 2022 CONUL Annual Conference: Library.Now – Welcome to the future! – is open. The closing date for abstract submission is Midnight (GMT), Sunday 9th January 2022. Please note that...
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Transfer of Children’s Books Ireland archive to DCU Library

A new agreement will see the transfer of Children’s Books Ireland’s entire archive of award-winning books – dating back to the 1900s – into the care of DCU Library.  A...
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Irish libraries respond to recent Pearson announcement of price increases

Irish Librarians condemn publisher Pearson’s 400% price hikes Irish Librarians and library-related organisations wish to express our dissatisfaction with the recent announcement of upcoming increases to content provided by the...
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2022 CONUL Annual Conference: Library. Now – Welcome to the future

We are delighted to announce that the theme for the 2022 CONUL Annual Conference is Library.Now – Welcome to the future! The Conference will take place at the Limerick Strand...
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UCD Library, working to end period poverty

The “End Period Poverty” initiative in University College Dublin has now been extended into the UCD James Joyce Library, ensuring it is the largest academic library in the country to...
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Registration open for LAI CILIP Ireland joint conference Nov 2nd & 3rd

One of Ireland’s largest library conferences takes place, online, on November 2nd and 3rd this year. It is a joint conference between the LAI and CILIP Ireland and the provisional...
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Irish Author of the Year – nominations open until September 18th

Nominations are open for your favourite Irish author for a new award that is part of the An Post Irish Book Awards. The criteria are as follows: The nominated author...
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TCD Digital Collections and Persistent Identifiers

The Library of Trinity College Dublin’s Digital Collections repository now have persistent identifiers in the form of Digital Object Identifiers (DOI) attached to the objects in the repository. A persistent identifier...
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University of Limerick’s Glucksman Library awarded funding to digitise key photographic archive

The Special Collections and Archives Department has been awarded significant funding to digitise the Shannon Development photographic archive. UL’s Special Collections has been awarded around €125,000 (£107,365) in funding from...
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