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***With Apologies for Cross Posting***On behalf of Andy Priestner – a very useful and interactive conference, relevant for anyone interested in how we deliver services and support our users.Bookings are now open for the fourth international User Experi…

Client Notification: IEDR .ie Claim Liberalisation

Dear LIR mailing list members ,I’m writing to you in relation to the IEDR’s plan to liberalise the .iedomain from March 21st this year.As you are aware, at present, in order to register a .ie domain you mustshow both a connection to Ireland and a claim…

Re: NIH/Pubmed: LinkOut Local or the Outside Tool

Hi David, pubmed is heavily used here, so I am very interested in this. I was just getting our link resolver updasted in endnote basic, so I will have a look at your suggestion. thanksÁine MeehanSystems LibrarianYeats Library, Institute of Technology S…

NIH/Pubmed: LinkOut Local or the Outside Tool

Hello Everyone,Happy New Year. I have come across the LinkOut Local and the Outside Tool on PubMed. These tools allow you to put an openURL link to your institution’s link resolver from the record in PubMed. Handy.Does anyone here use this service?Than…

Client Advisory: "Meltdown" vulnerability mitigation

Dear LIR mailing list subscribers,You may be aware of the "Meltdown" and "Spectre" vulnerabilities thatwere disclosed in the media during the past 24 hours. These arevulnerabilities in CPUs (notably, but not only, Intel CPUs made si…

Job Vacancies at University of Limerick Library

[cid:image001.jpg@01D378E2.6F621FC0]The University of Limerick (UL) with over 13,000 students and 1,300 staff is an energetic and enterprising institution with a proud record of innovation and excellence in education, research and scholarship. The dyna…

CESSDA launches online data management guide

Dear colleagues,The following may be of interest:CESSDA ERIC <https://www.cessda.eu/>is very proud to announce the launchof our online expert tour guide. Over the past year, eleven social sciencesdata archives have combined forces to create a det…

2018 CONUL Conference – Call for Papers

*Apologies for cross posting*2018 CONUL Conference: Abstract Submission Deadline Extended to Sunday 14 January 2018Abstract submissions are welcome for consideration for the 2018 annual conference of CONUL, the Consortium of National and University Lib…

Re: Loss of access Westlaw.co.uk

Elaine, have you got access back yet? We are having the same issue still.David.From: "LIR-L@LISTSERV.HEANET.IE" <LIR-L@LISTSERV.HEANET.IE> on behalf of Elaine Doherty <elaine.doherty@DIT.IE>Reply-To: "LIR-L@LISTSERV.HEANET.IE…

2018 CONUL Conference: Call for papers now open

*Apologies for cross posting**2018 CONUL Conference: Call for papers now open*Abstract submissions are welcome for consideration for the 2018 annualconference of CONUL, the Consortium of National and University Libraries inIreland, which will be held i…

LIR Seminar this Friday 24th November

Dear all,The LIR Annual Seminar takes place on this Friday, 24th November at the Long Room Hub, Trinity College Dublin with the theme “Cultivating Libraries in a Post Digital Learning Ecosystem”. Registration closes midnight Tuesday 20th November. The …