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Maynooth University Library shortlisted for SCONUL Library Design Awards 2016

Maynooth University Library is delighted to be one of four libraries (over 2,000 sqm) shortlisted for the prestigious SCONUL Library Design Awards 2016.  The winner will be announced at the...
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ANLTC Training Day on Developing a Marketing and Promotion Focus in Irish Academic Libraries

A training day took place April 19th which included a half day workshop on marketing led by Ned Potter from University of York Library, followed by a range of short...
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New ISSDA datasets now available

The Irish Social Science Data Archive (ISSDA) is delighted to announce that several new datasets are now available to researchers. ISSDA has just acquired the Healthy Ireland dataset, which provides...
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Limerick and the 1916 Rising

The Glucksman Library has an exhibition in the Hunt Museum in Limerick at present. Drawn from the archives of the Daly family of Limerick, the Limerick and the 1916 Rising...
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UCD Library focus on 1916

Like many other libraries, we have placed some emphasis on 1916 in our programming this year.  We have 4 exhibits of varying sizes around different aspects of the events of...
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UCD Library successfully hosts the Lilac Conference

On March 21-23 UCD welcomed over 300 delegates from Ireland and many other countries to the well-established and high profile LILAC Information Literacy conference. It was a very significant commitment...
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Maynooth University Library is hosting Ireland’s first UXLIBS-IN-A-DAY workshop

ON 29th January 2016 MU Library will host Ireland’s first UXLIBS-IN-A-DAY workshop. UXLibs-in-a-day’ is a highly practical and interactive workshop which explores User Experience (UX) research methods and applications which...
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CONUL Annual Conference Call for Submissions

The overall aim of the conference is to foster deeper collaboration between the CONUL Libraries and other institutions nationally and internationally. The conference will showcase existing collaborations and explore opportunities...
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CONUL condemns Elsevier’s policy change as regressive

On 30 April 2015, Elsevier announced new sharing and hosting policies http://www.elsevier.com/connect/elsevier-updates-its-policies-perspectives-and-services-on-article-sharing for articles published under the Elsevier imprint. CONUL, the Irish Consortium of National and University Libraries, views the...
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NUI Maynooth launch book and audio archive based on Ken Saro Wiwa archive

On 7 November, Dr Owens Wiwa will launch the book Silence Would Be Treason: Last Writings of Ken Saro-Wiwa in the Library at NUI Maynooth at 12.30pm. He will be...
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Trinity College Dublin’s Old Library is the backdrop for a new animated film

The old library in Trinity College is the setting for a new animated short inspired by Terry Pratchett.   [gdlr_video url=”YOUR_YOUTUBE/VIMEO_URL” ]
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NUI Maynooth Morpeth roll project featured on RTE’S Nationwide

Nationwide’s programme on Friday 9 November featured the Morpeth Roll currently being worked on by our conservator, Paul Hoary. The filming in the Russell Library starts at 13.15 mins and...
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