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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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Maynooth University Library Innovation Competition

Maynooth University Library, in conjunction with Maynooth Student’s Union (MSU) Londis Shop, is delighted to launch the Innovation Competition 2018/19. The concept of the competition – “If students did libraries….”,...
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Making an Impact with your Library’s Social Media – workshop at UCC Library

  Making an Impact with your Library’s Social Media is the theme of the inaugural joint CONUL Training & Development & CONUL Communications and Outreach training event. The seminar /...
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RCSI Library Seminar on the Spanish Flu

RCSI Library Seminar on the Spanish Flu: A century of Medical Science and Public Health Response To mark the centenary of the Spanish Influenza or ‘Great Flu’ of 1918, RCSI...
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World Digital Preservation Day event at National Library of Ireland

Get Real! Dealing with the Practical Challenges of Digital Preservation Join us in the National Library of Ireland on the 29th November to celebrate World Digital Preservation Day 2019. Digital...
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… manage to exist and try to be cheerful … an exhibition marking the centenary of the end of the First World War

The Library of Trinity College Dublin has curated a number of exhibitions throughout the Decade of Centenaries, and those commemorating the Irish in the First World War were among the...
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Breaking the bread of knowledge: women, Trinity College and the centenary of female suffrage

Non-discriminatory access to education is enshrined in human-rights law and female access to education is recognised world-wide as a social and economic accelerant. It was only well into the twentieth...
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Blog Awards Ireland 2018 Gold Winner

The UCD Library Cultural Heritage Collections blog has been instrumental in bringing to life aspects of collections from across the range of our four Cultural Heritage units, which include UCD...
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