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Information Literacy module for Research students available from NUI

NUI Galway with partners Trinity College Dublin and University College Cork have developed an inter-institutional online module for Phds and post-docs.

While, it is currently primarily of STM focus they intend (funding allowing) to add humanities content and other units such as Critical Thinking, Writing Skills. It is offered in blended online and face to face and fully assessed and credited. Extensive access is available to the module and it provides an excellent overview of Information Literacy for the research student. The module is available at:

National Trust libraries now online

The records of the National Trust have been loaded on to Copac, the national, academic and specialist library catalogue.  This is the first time that the National Trust’s catalogue has been available to search online.  The National Trust owns 140 historic libraries, containing around 230,000 titles, generally preserved in the places where they were originally assembled and read; some were assembled by literary figures such as Kipling and Shaw.