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48th LIBER Annual Conference

CONUL Ireland is a partner of 48th LIBER Annual Conference Research Libraries for Society taking place at Trinity College Dublin, Ireland on the 26 – 28 July 2019. Plenary sessions will...
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Discovering Thomas Moore: Ireland in nineteenth-century Europe

Find out more about Moore! A new exhibition at the Royal Irish Academy Library, in collaboration with Queen’s University Belfast. 240 years ago in 1779, Bard of Ireland, Thomas Moore, was...
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UCC Library runner up in IFLA Green Library Awards

UCC Library has been announced as a runner up in the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) Green Library Award. This award recognises the work of UCC Library’s...
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A Forgotten Polish Hero of the Great Irish Famine

A Forgotten Polish Hero of the Great Irish Famine: Paul Strzelecki’s Struggle to Save Thousands An exhibition at the Royal Irish Academy Library, by the Polish Embassy in Dublin, exploring the...
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DCU Library exhibition “Fearless: The Journalism of Mary Raftery”

DCU Library launched its most recent exhibition ‘Fearless: The Journalism of Mary Raftery’, which coincides with the 20th anniversary of the airing of Raftery’s three-part television documentary series States of...
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The 2019 CONUL T&D Library Assistant Blog Award

The 2019 Library Assistant Blog award is for an article in the style of a blog post. Prizes: 1st Prize – €200 2nd Prize – €150 3rd Prize – €100...
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Exhibition in UCC Library ‘Fairy Lore and Landscapes’.

The exhibition, curated by Dr. Jenny Butler,  Lecturer in the Study of Religions, draws from ethnographic interviews with people about fairy encounters, as well as including some contextual information on...
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A Library Manifesto for Europe

Libraries matter for Europe. And in turn, Europe matters for libraries. Organisations representing libraries across Europe – IFLA, LIBER, SPARC and others – have produced a great, concise summary of...
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CONUL signs DORA

The San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment, commonly known as DORA, is a set of recommendations developed by a group of editors and journal publishers to improve the way scholarly...
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Research Data Group information sheet for Sharing and Submission of Research is now available

The CONUL Information Sheet: “Where to Submit Data” is aimed at researchers who want to share or submit their research data to a repository. The Information Sheet outlines where to...
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Ireland and the English Lake Poets – New Exhibition at TCD

This exhibition features the English Lake Poets – William Wordsworth (1770–1850), Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772–1834), and Robert Southey (1774–1843) – and their connections with Ireland. It explores the socio-political and...
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RCSI Library Shortlisted for SCONUL Design Awards 2019

RCSI Library is delighted that our new library spaces in RCSI, 26 York Street is one of three libraries shortlisted for the prestigious SCONUL Library Design Awards 2019 Small Libraries...
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‘Be Media Smart’ campaign

Every day we have to make choices. From what we want to eat, to what we want to wear, what we want to listen to right through to who we...
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Seoda Scripte: A Glimpse into Ireland’s Manuscript Heritage

This exhibition presents a selection of Irish language manuscripts held in UCD Library Special Collections. It includes the single unique autograph copy of the 17th century Leabhar na nGenealach or...
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Sisters: A Lunchtime Lecture Series in the Royal Irish Academy

Sisters A lunchtime lecture series celebrating sisterhood and specifically the lives and achievements of five families of sisters who made their mark on Irish life. Following on the heels of...
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CONUL responds to Plan S

Plan S is an initiative for Open Access that was launched in September 2018 by cOAlition S, a group of European funding organisations. It sets out 10 principles, with the...
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Irish digital scholarship landscape in 2018, key areas are digital preservation and research data curation/management.

In 2018, the Consortium of National and University Libraries (CONUL) Research Group organised a survey of Irish research libraries and institutions to better understand how we currently structure digital scholarship...
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The Irish in Italy exhibition in UCC Library

The Irish in Italy the latest exhibition in UCC Library opened last Thursday evening, February 7th . The exhibition, run in partnership with The Department of Italian, and CASiLAC looks...
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Love Data Week 2019 at Maynooth University Library

Maynooth University Library is marking Love Data Week 2019 with a series of talks and workshops by data specialists from on and off campus, from Monday 11 February to Friday...
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It’s all about books – a visual arts exhibition by Marie Hanlon

In Cregan Library, DCU St. Patrick’s Campus, Monday 25th February – Friday 15th March 2019 Official Launch on Friday 22nd February 2019 at 6pm More information here https://www.dcu.ie/library/Events.shtml
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Making an Impact with your Library’s Social Media – a Review of the CONUL Event

CONUL Training & Development and CONUL Communications & Outreach held a very successful training event in UCC Library on the 25th January. The event, titled Making an Impact with your...
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Conference: “A little remnant of the work of the ancients” 23 N 10: the Book of Ballycummin

‘”A little remnant of the work of the ancients” 23 N 10: the Book of Ballycummin’ Conference by the Royal Irish Academy Library in partnership with Roinn na Sean-Ghaeilge, Ollscoil Mhá...
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CONUL Training & Development Research Award 2018 – Winning Entry

CONUL T&D are delighted to announce the winner of the 2018 Research Award, the objective of which is to encourage practitioner-based research and innovation among librarians in CONUL member libraries....
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‘A Splendid Tradition’ – exhibition of the Gwynn family papers at TCD

An exhibition showcasing the highlights of the Gwynn family papers will be on display in the Long Room of Trinity College Dublin from 11 January.  The Gwynns are an extraordinary...
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