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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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Trinity marks benefaction by Prince Albert II of Monaco to the Old Library

A frieze with the name of HSH Prince Albert II was unveiled on the Gallery of the Long Room of the Old Library alongside the founding donors to the Library....
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TCD legacy Digital Collections platform bows out to make way for new service.

On 1 July The Library of Trinity College says goodbye to the legacy Digital Collections to welcome the new Digital Collections platform. All the digitised research collections that users are...
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President Michael D. Higgins visits UCD Library

The President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins, visited UCD Library Special Collections on Wednesday to record a selection of his poems for the Irish Poetry Reading Archive. This digital repository...
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CONUL Conference 2021 – presentations

The presentations from the CONUL Conference 2021 – Virtual Event are now available to view on the CONUL Conference site. Click through for all the talks. 
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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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