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Countdown to Christmas with the Glucksman Library’s 2016 Advent Calendar

During December, the Glucksman Library will be counting down the days until Christmas with an online Advent calendar. Each day a new item will be revealed, each item is drawn...
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Conul Strategy 2016-2019 Launched

Irish research libraries to boost access to collections and increase international collaboration New strategy to make national online catalogue available in line with international standards CONUL’s Strategy document ─ Ireland’s...
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Launch of CONUL Strategy 2016–2019

The Board of CONUL (Consortium of National and University Libraries) will hold the launch of: ‘Ireland’s memory, Ireland’s discovery: CONUL Strategy 2016–2019’ at 5.30pm on Tuesday, 22nd November at the...
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UCD Library and Explore Your Archive Week

Next week (19-27 November) is Explore Your Archive week (exploreyourarchive.org), a campaign coordinated by The National Archives (UK) and the Archives and Records Association (UK & Ireland). To celebrate, UCD...
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Gathered Together: A Survey of the Unique & Distinct Collections Held by CONUL

In 2016 the CONUL Collections, Preservation & Conservation Sub-Committee completed a survey of Unique and Distinct Collections across the CONUL Libraries, in order to identify the size of the UDC’s,...
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The National Library launches it’s 2015 Annual Review and 2016-2021 Strategy

Dr Sandra Collins, NLI Director, speaking at the launch (08.09.16) by the Minister for Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs, Heather Humphreys TD, outlined the Library’s vision to expand...
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Digital Foundations online tutorial

The Glucksman Library in collaboration with the Department of History at the University of Limerick has developed an online tutorial called Digital Foundations http://libguides.ul.ie/digitalfoundations/ The broad topic is digital preservation,...
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CONUL Conference 2017 – Date for your diaries

The 2017 CONUL Conference will take place on Tuesday 30th and Wednesday 31st May.  The broad conference theme is ‘Research’ and papers will be invited to address the following areas;...
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Irish History Online – an invaluable listing of writings on Irish history

Irish History Online (IHO) is an authoritative, up-to-date database listing of publications on Irish history.  A major resource for research on all aspects of Irish history, this free resource is...
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Launch of Brendan Duddy Digital Archive

This new online resource contains digitised items from the archive of Brendan Duddy, the Derry businessman who maintained and operated a secret channel of communication between the British government and...
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#dontudare – UCD Library Book Care Campaign Launches

UCD Library has launched a special campaign in October, to be repeated in February, which focuses on the unacceptable levels of book defacement and damage taking place. The publicity posters,...
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Just 3 weeks to the deadline for our T&L Award. Why not nominate a colleague – or yourself! Winner gets €1,000

The CONUL Teaching & Learning Group is proud to offer its annual award for outstanding excellence and innovation in the field of information literacy and teaching in Ireland. This award...
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Maynooth University Library hosts international Seminar

On Thursday 20 October, the Library – in collaboration with The New Review of Academic Librarianship (NRAL) and Taylor & Francis Publishing – will host the seminar Academic Librarians Communicating...
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Remembering Tom Kettle (1880-1916): An exhibition of World War I documents now in UCD Archives

The one hundredth anniversary of the death of Professor Tom Kettle at Ginchy, fell on 9th September this year. Kettle was a graduate of UCD. He was called to the...
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5th International Summit of the Book 2016, Limerick City

Registration is now open! for the forthcoming  5th International Summit of the Book 2016, Limerick City, Ireland, November 2nd–3rd 2016  http://www.summitofthebook2016.com We are greatly honoured to announce the following list...
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Seminar: Digitising the Abbey Theatre Archive

The Library at National University of Ireland, Galway, will host a seminar on Tuesday 4 October which will tell the story of the Abbey Theatre Digital Archive, created by the...
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University of Limerick’s online commemorative exhibition selected for inclusion in two key web archives.

The University of Limerick’s online commemorative exhibition, Limerick and the 1916 Rising, available at Limerick1916.ul.ie, has been identified as of significant interest and selected for inclusion in two key web...
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A new online resource from National Folklore Collection UCD.

Remembering 1916 A series of interviews made with Dublin people in the years 1979 and 1980 contain vivid eyewitness accounts of the 1916 Easter Rising and the events leading to...
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New publications from UCD Library

Library Strategy 2016-2020 and new edition of UCD Library general guide now available. We are pleased to present the UCD Library Strategy 2016-2020 including revised Mission, Vision and Values statements,...
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Libraries without borders: a post-Brexit statement of support from CONUL to our UK colleagues

In the wake of the Brexit referendum, CONUL has sent a statement of support to our UK colleagues (via RLUK and SCONUL). We confirm our commitment to collaboration with our...
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Trinity College Library publishes Irish soldiers’ letters and diaries from the Great War

‘Fit as fiddles and as hard as nails’ is the name given to an online project recently launched in TCD which draws on the special collections in the Library relating...
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NUI Galway Library Strategy: The Journey to 2020

National University of Ireland, Galway, has published its Library strategy to 2020. This document reflects a close alignment with the University’s Vision 2020 and an extensive consultation process. It is...
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A successful collaboration ─ new exhibition at the RIA Library!

On 30 June, a new exhibition ─ ‘Representations of Jews in Irish literature’ ─ was launched at the Royal Irish Academy Library by the Vice-Chair of the Irish-Jewish Museum, Ms...
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Poetry Event at UCD Festival 2016

UCD held their inaugural UCD Festival on Saturday 18 June, aimed at encouraging staff, students, alumni and the local community onto campus. There were some 6,000 visitors to campus on...
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