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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.
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You can contact the Archives service and team with queries by a number of means.
Email: General Enquiries can be made by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone: 091 49 3476
In Person: Queries can be made to the duty staff member at the Archives & Special Collections Reading Room. Requests for material will have to be made in advance.
If you want to contact an individual member of Archives staff by email/phone you can do so.
Where to Find Us
You will need your university ID card to enter the library gates. Go the right and take the corridor to the right of the lift and the reading room is at the end.
This service enables readers to place requests to access Special Collections items and Archival material in the Reading Room.
Location: Main Library Ground Floor
Hours: Usually 10:00am – 5:00pm (9:00pm every Tuesday), check the opening hours for out of term and holiday hours
Access: All registered students and staff of the University of Galway and external researchers wishing to consult materials not available to them elsewhere
Reader spaces in the Archives & Special Collections Reading Room must be booked in advance. You can do this by emailing email@example.com with details of the material you wish to consult. Information on consulting material is available below.