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The Library provides access to books, electronic resources, archives, special collections, and more to support your learning and research.
The Library is committed to supporting your research needs with expert guidance and resources.
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The Library has all the resources and supports you need to be successful in your studies at undergraduate and postgraduate level. Whether you're just starting your studies or working on your final project, we're here to help.
We are here to help lecturers and academic staff deliver quality teaching and support their students' success.
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Tutorials & Guides
Enhance your digital literacy skills by immersing yourself in our comprehensive array of self-paced learning resources. Within this curated collection, you'll have the opportunity to delve into a diverse range of topics that span from cultivating effective study habits for achieving academic excellence to mastering the intricacies of operating a 3D printer with confidence. Our carefully crafted resources empower you to not only navigate the digital landscape adeptly but also to thrive within it.
Whether you're a student aiming to streamline your study techniques or an enthusiast eager to explore the realm of three-dimensional fabrication, our platform offers a wealth of knowledge and guidance to cater to your aspirations. Embark on a journey of self-improvement as you uncover insights on digital organization, acquire essential digital communication skills, and unlock the potential of cutting-edge technologies through the lens of our user-friendly and self-paced modules. No matter your current proficiency level, these resources are designed to adapt to your pace and style of learning, ensuring a rewarding and enriching experience as you embrace the boundless possibilities of the digital world.
|Drone Flying & Safety Basics||An introduction to safely and legally flying a drone in Ireland.||Beginner||drone, drones, technology, makerspace, video|
|Intro to 3D Printing||An introduction to 3D printing in the Library.||Beginner||3D printing, technology, makerspace|
|Using EndNote||How to use EndNote to manage your references.||Beginner||EndNote, research, citing, citations|
|Getting Started with your Studies||What's expected of you, campus information, using your email and Blackboard.||Beginner||email, blackboard, start, new, new students, campus, academic skills|
|Getting Organised||Skills for study, life and work. How to set and achieve study goals.||Beginner||study, organise, academic skills|
|Communication Skills||Skills for communicating online, in teams and when giving presentations.||Beginner||study, communicate, academic skills|
|IT and Digital Skills||Develop your IT and digital skills to serve you better as a student.||Beginner||study, digital, it, information, technology, academic skills|
|Reading and Research Skills||Hone your research and note taking strategies and learn about research ethics.||Beginner||study, research, information, technology, academic skills, ethics, notes, note|
|Critical Thinking||Learn about and develop your critical thinking skills.||Beginner||study, research, information, academic skills, thinking|
|Mathematics and Statistics||An introduction to maths and stats to help your research.||Beginner||study, research, information, maths, mathematics, stats, statistics, academic skills|
|Assignments and Exams||Learn about different types of assignments and exams, and how to prepare for them.||Beginner||study, research, information, test, assignment, exam, academic skills|
|All Aboard||A national project that aims to empower learners and teachers to support their work, their study, or other aspects of living in a digital age.||Beginner||study, research, information, digital, it, academic skills|
|Introducing the Library||This playlist offers an introduction to services and collections offered by the Library.||Beginner||study, research, information, digital, it, academic skills, website, search, find|
|Citing and Referencing||Workshop on Citing and Referencing.||Beginner||study, research, information, academic skills, cite, citation, reference, paper|
|Conducting a Literature Review||A video playlist on Conducting a Literature Review for NUI Galway staff and students.||Beginner||study, research, information, academic skills, cite, citation, reference, paper, literature, review|
|Searching Systematically||In this lesson, you'll learn how to undertake a search and review of research literature.||Beginner||study, research, information, academic skills, cite, citation, reference, paper, literature, review|
|Referencing||Learn why it is important to reference, how to reference correctly and how to decode references.||Beginner||study, research, information, academic skills, cite, citation, reference, paper, literature, review|
|Navigating the Information Landscape||An introduction to sources including scholarly sources, getting started with search techniques. Learning outcomes include critical thinking and evaluating information.||Beginner||study, research, information, academic skills, cite, citation, reference, paper, literature, review, search, find|
|SensusAccess||A guide and tool for document conversion, allowing you to convert your readings and research into formats including Word, e-book or MP3.||Beginner||study, research, information, academic skills, help, access, convert|