All registered GMIT students and staff can request scans of book chapters and journal articles from stock held at our campus libraries in Galway and CCAM (Letterfrack and Mayo coming soon!)
Online help tools are available from the library support area, including:
Tutorials on YouTube designed to help you learn library and research skills to assist you in finding and using information, including using Search + Find to find books and ebooks or journal articles and database tips.
GMIT staff and students should use their GMIT login credentials to access all the library's online resources remotely.
All online electronic library collections are accessible off campus (remotely from your own device), including:
The Library uses a reading list service called Key Links to help guide students you to the resources they need to succeed in their course.
The books, journals and other resources in these lists have been:
Staff: Please contact Maura Stephens to get set up as a user, and Maura will send on the procedures for adding lists and linking from Moodle. Please note you need to be the owner of the course on Moodle to avail of this feature.
A limited (online only) Document Supply Service (Inter-library loans) from other libraries is available, depending on the affected global regions, and the availability of services in our partner libraries.
Such requests are only available from partner libraries who supply a scanned, digital copy of requested library materials, requests depending on physical items are not available.
To request a document supply, or for more information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are returning to your studies in GMIT please hold onto your books until you return in September.
For final year students who are not returning to GMIT you can now return your books to GMIT in person or by posting them to us. Or, if you live close to the following Institute of Technologies (IoT’s) you can drop your books into Athlone, Carlow, Cork, Dun Laoghaire, Dundalk, Limerick and Tralee Institute of Technology. If you are returning your books to one of these IoT’s please specify that you wish the books to be returned to GMIT along with your name and student ID number. Please email email@example.com if your require further information.
Borrowing and returning of, or access to, physical collections is not possible while the institute is closed.
All books on loan to students and staff have automatically been renewed until the 30th September 2020.
You will not be fined for items on your account for the days the institute is closed.
Library Users should consult official GMIT communication channels for any updates on the campus closure.
Any library-specific communications related to the closure will be made available through the library’s social media channels (see below).