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GMIT Libraries: COVID-19 Updates

This guide covers library services for Sept 2021-May 2022

Access to library building

Opening Hours:

September 20th 2021 onwards           Monday - Thursday  9.30am - 6.00pm Friday 9.30am - 5.00pm

The safety of users and staff will be the top priority. Re-opening will be limited and restricted but it will be constantly under review in line with public health and Institute guidance.

Access to the library for registered students and staff of GMIT will only be for study and computer use and must be pre-booked and limited to 4 hours maximum while maintaining 2m distancing at all times. (Please note that being in an enclosed space regardless of mask wearing or distancing means you will be deemed a close contact if a positive case is identified).

Alcohol wipes will be placed nearby and please ensure that you wipe down the:

  • Monitor
  • Keyboard
  • Mouse
  • Start button
  • Desk
  • Chair

before and after use

Only one user at a time will be permitted to browse the journal shelves.

One user at a time will be permitted to use the printer/copier/scanner. Pre-booking is essential.

Sanitise hands on entry/exit to the library. Library users must adhere to 2m physical distancing at all times and abide by all safety signage throughout the building. Wearing of face masks will be mandatory while accessing the library.

Food and drink apart from bottled water is not permitted in the library.

If you have symptoms of COVID19 you must not visit the library.

If you have been in close contact with someone that has tested positive for COVID19 you must not visit the library.

We encourage all library users to download the COVID19 tracker app for your own health and safety and that of others.


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