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Seminar Series – Shining a light in a post-truth era

Dear Colleagues,Thank you to all those who have attended the seminar series so far. We hope you have enjoyed them. We have had some great speakers who gave really informative and engaging sessions. But we are not done yet!Next week we will hear from Dr…

Vacancies: Learning & Teaching Librarian (x2)

Dear Colleagues,UCC Library is recruiting two Learning & Teaching Librarian posts.Learning & Teaching Librarian x2Permanent, Whole-time PostsUCC wishes to appoint to the role of Learning & Teaching Librarian (x2 posts). Reporting to the Head of…

Writing for Academic Publication & Poster Presentations

The annual Maynooth University Library Writing for Academic Publication will take place on Thursday 20th May.This workshop is for library staff who wish to write for publication and/or do poster presentations.This is a very practical workshop where peo…

NORF Open Access webinar- registration open

Dear All,Webinar detailed below might be of interest.RegardsAoifeNORF Open Research in Ireland webinar: Open Access, 4 May 2021As part of a webinar series on Open Research in Ireland, the National Open Research Forum<https://norf.ie/> (NORF) is p…

Library orientation during the pandemic

Hi,Hope everyone is keeping well and managing to keep a level head as weventure into another academic term of uncertainty.I am the UCD Library team lead for orientation, looking back on the lessonslearned from 2020, we are planning orientation this yea…

Job vacancy at NUI Galway – Head of Collections

The post of Head of Collections has been advertised at the National University of Ireland, Galway. Details are available at: https://www.nuigalway.ie/about-us/jobs/, with a closing date of April 8th 2021.This senior management position has responsibili…

NORF- infrastructure webinar

Dear All,This will likely be of interest to some, see below.RegardsAoifeNORF Open Research in Ireland webinar: Infrastructures for Open Research, 30 March 2021As part of a webinar series on Open Research in Ireland, the National Open Research Forum<…