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CONUL is now a Signatory of the Rights Retention Strategy Open Letter to Researchers.

CONUL is now a Signatory of the Rights Retention Strategy Open Letter to Researchers. More information on this can be found here
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Online Exhibition: Beggars and Artisans: A Cultural History of Cork’s Franciscan Friary

This week The River-side will post a series of blog posts comprising a student-created online exhibition ‘Beggars and Artisans: A Cultural History of Cork’s Franciscan Friary.’ This online exhibition is curated and...
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Government announces €25 million in funding for Trinity’s Old Library

Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage, Darragh O’Brien, and Minister of State for Heritage and Electoral Reform, Malcolm Noonan made the announcement in the Old Library in Trinity College...
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LIBER/UCD Workshop on Citizen Science. Thursday 20th may 13.00-14.30.

LIBER/UCD Workshop on Citizen Science. Thursday 20th may 13.00-14.30. UCD Library is co-hosting a workshop on citizen science with LIBER, the Association of European Research Libraries. This workshop will provide...
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TU Dublin’s digital repository Arrow reaches 10 million downloads

As Ireland’s public policy objective is to transition to an Open Research ecosystem, TU Dublin is leading the way. TU Dublin’s digital repository Arrow@TUDublin celebrates its 10 millionth download. TU...
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RCSI Launches Cameron Commemorative website

Sir Charles A Cameron- new RCSI Library commemorative website To commemorate the centenary of the death of Sir Charles Alexander Cameron, which occured on Saturday 27 February 2021, the RCSI...
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Librarians and Open Educational Resources Seminar

On January 21st 2021 the CONUL Training and Development subgroup hosted an online seminar covering the topic of Librarians and Open Educational Resources. Speakers from a variety of backgrounds including...
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CONUL T&L is holding its Annual Seminar February 11, 2021

CONUL T&L is holding its annual seminar online on Thu, February 11, 2021 9:30 AM – 12:30 Title: Key lessons from a year of unprecedented change: academic libraries moving ahead...
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Webinar Libraries and Open Educational Resources: The Present and the Future

Thursday 21 January 2021, 14.00-17.00 GMT The importance of Open Education Resources, (OERS) has being growing in recent years, greatly accelerated by the impact of COVID. The rapid shift to...
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CONUL Strategy 2020 – 2022

CONUL Board has launched its CONUL Strategy for the next three years. In developing this strategy, the directors of the CONUL libraries’ objective is to build on the progress already made...
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University of Limerick launches 2020 Advent Calendar

The Special Collections & Archives Department at the Glucksman Library, UL is pleased to launch its Advent Calendar for 2020. As we are all staying local this Christmas, this year’s...
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Academic libraries meeting the challenge posed by COVID 19

Academic libraries in Ireland have been meeting the challenges posed by COVID 19 since March 2020. They deserve praise for how they have exceeded expectations as they have continued to...
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Irish librarians call for action on the electronic content crisis facing libraries and library users

Irish librarians call for action on the electronic content crisis facing libraries and library users Irish Librarians and library-related organisations across all library sectors call on the Irish Government, publishers...
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Irish Libraries and Covid-19: First Reflections

The COVID-19 global pandemic has impacted every aspect of life. Irish libraries have responded in a variety of ways to this challenge. This free half-day online seminar organised by Maynooth...
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Open Scholarship Week

NUI Galway will host a virtual ‘Open Scholarship Week’ (OSW2020) with the aim of showcasing the importance of research and education that is accessible to everyone. The event will take...
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Explore the new UCD Digital Library collection – Minor Harbours of Ireland

The Minor Harbours of Ireland collection, an important record of the construction and evolution of small harbours in Ireland, is now available in UCD Digital Library. This collection contains the...
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ERASMUS Library Staff Mobility Week Dublin 2020

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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Call for Papers: IFLA Special Interest Group Environment, Sustainability and Libraries with Preservation and Conservation Section

Theme: “Environmentally inspiring and engaging buildings, research, education and library services.” Environment, Sustainability and Libraries Special Interest Group (ENSULIB) with Preservation and Conservation (P&C) Section invites LIS professionals and students...
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Love Data 2020 at Maynooth University Library

Maynooth University Library will be hosting Love Data Week during the week of 10-14 February, 2020. The hashtag is #lovedata20. Similar to Open Access Week, the purpose of Love Data...
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CONUL Conference Bursaries

We are delighted to announce that there will be two bursaries to attend CONUL Conference 2020: a LIS Student bursary, sponsored by Cambridge University Press; and a recent LIS Graduate...
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Call for Papers for LAI / CILIP Joint Annual Conference 2020

The Library Association of Ireland are delighted to announce the call for submissions for the LAI/CILIP Joint Annual Conference on 25th and 26th of March 2020, Crowne Plaza Hotel, Dundalk,...
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RCSI Library wins SCONUL Library Design Award

RCSI celebrated a major achievement last week when the new main campus library at 26 York St won the UK Society of College, National & University Libraries, SCONUL, Library Design...
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Major funding for the conservation of the Dutch Fagel Collection at the Library of Trinity College Dublin

Trinity College Dublin announced major funding today for the conservation and digital cataloguing of the Dutch 18th century Fagel collection by the  Library of Trinity, in collaboration with the Koninklijke...
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RCSI Library pops-up in Dublinia for #ScienceWeek 2019

SFI’s annual #ScienceWeek aims to showcase the science in our everyday lives. RCSI Library’s Heritage team popped-up in Dublinia, Dublin’s unique Viking and medieval experience, to share medical history from...
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