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GMIT Libraries: COVID-19 Updates

This guide covers library services for Sept 2021-May 2022

Study Space

During the 2021/2022 academic year, study spaces must be booked online and in advance in each library.  

Library users will have access to study space. Places must be pre-booked for a maximum of 4 hours. (Please note if you are more than 2 hours in an enclosed space regardless of facemasks or distancing you will be deemed a close contact if there is a positive case identified). Duration will be reviewed based on demand and public health guidelines. Please wipe down the desk and chair before and after use. Book your seat at this link Book a Seat Personal details when booking seats will only be retained for 28 days for contact tracing purposes only. Seats can be booked in blocks of 30 minutes up to a maximum duration of 4 hours. Should you require more than 4 hours please request an extension from the library porter or library staff member. Seats can be booked 3 days in advance. There will be a QR code on the outside of the library door with a link to the booking seat page. If spaces are available you can book then and there.

Please sit in your booked seat and do not move furniture for any reason.

Group study will be reinstated for study rooms from 29th Nov 2021. Permitted on a pre-booked basis and for a maximum of 1 hour with the option of extending the time if required and subject to demand. Masks must be worn at all times while in the study room and the window must be left option. Please do not exceed the maximum capacity permitted in each room. Users refusing to wear masks will be asked to leave the library and their library services suspended. Abuse of library staff will not be tolerated and such behaviour will be notified to the relevant Head of Department.

Only registered students and staff of GMIT will be admitted to GMIT library on the production of a valid GMIT ID card. Facemasks are mandatory while in the library.

When leaving the library please bring all your personal belongings with you.

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Galway 091-742785 | CCAM 091-745409 | Mayo 094-9043146 | Letterfrack 091-742666 | library@gmit.ie