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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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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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