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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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2020 Conul Conference: Call For Papers

The deadline for abstract submissions is fast approaching for the 2020 annual conference of CONUL, the Consortium of National and University Libraries in Ireland, which will be held in Limerick,...
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Digital Preservation for the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities (DPASSH) 2019

Digital Preservation for the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities (DPASSH) 2019 5 December 2019, The McClay Library, Queen’s University Belfast The Digital Repository of Ireland and Queen’s University Belfast are...
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CONUL Teaching & Learning Committee Annual Seminar 2019

The CONUL Teaching & Learning Committee are delighted to present the programme for the Annual Seminar taking place on the 7th of November. Opening Up Learning & Teaching in Higher...
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CONUL marks Open Access Week 2019

Recordings from the CONUL seminar “Open Scholarship and Open Science, the move to openness in research and scholarly environments – What’s it all about?” have been released on the CONUL...
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Visit the Glucksman Library during Open House Limerick – 20th October 2019

On October 20th the new Glucksman Library at the University of Limerick will open its doors to the public as part of Limerick’s 2019 Open House Architecture Festival  The reimagined...
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UCD Archives Launch of the Papers of Ernie O’Malley (additional material) and Papers of Frances-Mary Blake

Cormac O’Malley, son of revolutionary and writer Ernie O’Malley, launched two collections in UCD Archives on Friday, 20 September: an additional collection of O’Malley material added as a fourth series...
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Library Assistant Blog Awards

All entries in the CONUL Training and Development Assistant Blog Awards have now been published. Congratulations to all winners and highly recommended. All posts can now be found on Libfocus.
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UCC Library – The River-side Portal to the Past

Over the next month Special Collections & Archives at UCC Library will post a series of blog posts (4 in total) about a new wall graphic outside the section in...
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Call for Papers CONUL Teaching & Learning Committee Annual Seminar 2019

Call for Papers CONUL Teaching & Learning Committee Annual Seminar 2019 The CONUL Teaching & Learning Committee would like to invite submissions for papers and posters for this year’s Annual...
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