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Libfocus presents the winning post for the CONUL Training and Development Library Assistant Blog Awards 2023

Libfocus is delighted to present the winning post for the CONUL Training and Development Library Assistant Blog Awards 2023. The author is Maeve Shanahan, Library Assistant at University of Limerick. You can...
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John Robb UCC

An evening of Spoken Word with John Robb at UCC Library

University College Cork Library is delighted to welcome musician and author John Robb to UCC Library on September 19th to discuss his new book, The Art of Darkness: The History of Goth. This...
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Staff at CONUL Libraries empowered to be ‘catalysts for change’ with 6-month EDI course

Since January, staff at CONUL member institutions have been participating in online training with the Irish Centre for Diversity. The training involved 6 online sessions, each one lasting an hour,...
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CLIR Leadership Programme, New Zealand, November 2023. Applications now open

Highly regarded programme with international scope, focuses on learning from diverse perspectives, contributing to connecting people across national boundaries and working towards a shared vision of the present and the...
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Ireland’s Survey of Open Repositories is now open until May 30, 2023

Ireland’s Survey of Open Repositories is now open until May 30, 2023.  Survey via the Website https://www.universityofgalway.ie/openrepositories/survey/ Short URL direct to survey https://forms.office.com/e/D6ksyNAXGuThe survey of open repositories in Ireland is...
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New University Librarian at University College Cork

Following an international search process,  UCC’s new University Librarian, Coral Black, started in her role on Tuesday 11th April 2023.  Coral moves to UCC from Australia, where she held the position of University Librarian at...
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Show & Tell: All Together Now: Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in our Libraries. Registration is now open

CONUL Customer Services Group Show & Tell Seminar 2023: All Together Now: Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in our Libraries. Registration is now open! The Customer Services Group Show & Tell...
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CONUL Customer Services Group Show & Tell Seminar 2023:

CONUL Customer Services Group Show & Tell Seminar 2023: All Together Now: Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in our Libraries Call for Papers The Customer Services Group biennial Show & Tell...
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CONUL Conference Bursary Opportunities

We are delighted to announce that there will be three bursaries to attend CONUL Conference 2023: a LIS Student bursary; a recent LIS Graduate bursary; and a bursary for someone...
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UCC Library Annual Seminar 2023

UCC Library will host a free, in-person seminar on Monday, March 6, 2023.  Venue: Creative Zone, Boole Library, University College Cork Time: 10 – 15:30 The event will explore the role libraries...
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Erasmus Library Staff Mobility Week: Dublin 2023

In support of CONUL’s strategic objective of being the platform for our international presence, CONUL Training & Development is delighted to announce the fourth collaborative Erasmus Library Staff Mobility week,...
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Interested in visiting Libraries in Europe or learning about the CONUL Erasmus week?

Check out these videos of participants sharing their experiences attending the CONUL Erasmus week in Dublin and Erasmus programmes in Europe.   Recordings are from the “Reconnecting & Reflecting: CONUL...
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The CONUL Teaching and Learning Committee invite you to attend their 2022 Annual Seminar!

This year’s seminar is titled “Information Literacy in a New World: exploring concepts of access, sustainability and equity”. Papers will cover how we view and develop information literacy approaches in...
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Irish Librarians condemn publisher Wiley’s removal of hundreds of titles from ebook collections

Irish Librarians and library-related organisations wish to express our grave dissatisfaction at the sudden withdrawal by Wiley publishers of over one thousand titles from key ebook collections to which many...
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Celebrating the retirement of Siobhán Fitzpatrick

Conul directors were delighted to attend a recent event at the Royal Irish Academy to honour Siobhán Fitzpatrick’s retirement during COVID restrictions as Librarian of the RIA. 
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“New Horizons in Open Access Publishing” – Webinar from UCC Library 25th October 10:00 – 13:00

Open Access publishing is well established in our research landscape, and the advantages of OA are clear, but unfortunately the mechanism and metrics are still tangled with for profit publishers meaning...
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Call for Papers for the 2022 Annual T&L seminar

“Call for Papers open! The CONUL T&L committee invite submissions to present at their 2022 Annual Seminar: “Information Literacy in a new world: exploring concepts of access, sustainability and equity.” We...
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The Library of Trinity College Dublin digitises Matthew Paris’s Book of St Albans as part of its Virtual Trinity Library

The Library of Trinity College Dublin makes a 13th century masterpiece globally accessible One of the most finely illustrated medieval manuscripts, Matthew Paris’s Book of St Albans has been digitised...
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IFLA Online Event: Everything you always wanted to know about Irish Libraries, 20 June 2022

We are delighted to see two CONUL member libraries will be showcased as part of the IFLA online event, Everything you always wanted to know about Irish Libraries, 2pm, 20...
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RSCI Library awarded Heritage Council funding to digitise and make accessible historical archives relating to public health in Ireland

RCSI Library has been awarded Heritage Council funding to digitise and make publicly available for the first time selected material from the Sir Charles Cameron papers held by RCSI Heritage...
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Workshop on “Improving the visibility of research across the research lifecycle using Twitter, visual tools and altmetrics.”

The CONUL Communications & Outreach Group and the CONUL Research Group are host an online training event entitled, Improving the visibility of research across the research lifecycle using Twitter, visual...
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UCC Library hosting IFLA WLIC Satellite event

UCC Library are delighted to be hosting a Satellite event for the IFLA WLIC Conference over 22/23rd of July.  The theme of our satellite conference is “Inspired and Engaged on...
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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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