Thursday, 31 October 2019

Reading List Service Training

This is an introductory training session demonstrating the Library's reading list management service. This service is aimed at lecturers or any teaching/administrative staff involved in reading list provision..

This teaching support service integrates:

  • your readings lists hosted online
  • Blackboard
  • library resources
  • library ordering & article/chapter scanning 

The session will demonstrate the following:

  • creating & editing reading lists online
  • bookmarking/linking to full text
  • structuring lists
  • publishing lists
  • adding lists to Blackboard

PCs will be available for this session. Teaching staff can bring laptops for convenience if preferred.

For more information and a guide see the Reading List page.

Hugo Kelly
Niamh Walsh
Collection Development Librarians
James Hardiman Library

ext: 3359
ext: 2095

Location: Library Training Room, James Hardiman Library    
Time: Thursday, 31st October 2019

Tuesday, 15 October 2019

Intro to 3D Printing

This session will take you through 3D Printing from the very basics of what exactly it is, to how to send a design to a printer. Topics covered will include a brief history of 3D printing, intro to the the library 3D printers, and resources for creating a 3D model.

The seminar will be delivered by William Davis. William has worked in the Maker community for the past decade, as an entrepreneur, consultant, and marketing expert. He is the owner of a long-established Makerspace in Seattle, Washington and has worked in retail, product development, and in the rapid-prototyping industries. He enjoys woodworking, 3D printing, and photography- emerging technologies in every aspect of his creative endeavors. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration and is currently an Executive MBA postgrad at NUIG.

Location: Library Training Room, James Hardiman Library    
Time: Tuesday, 15th October 2019

Monday, 4 November 2019

Travel and Subsistence Workshop

This is a practical course which allows you to enter a Travel and Subsistence expense claim on agreeso on line, test system for NUIG staff and scholarships students. We will answer queries in relation to using agresso on line and the NUIG T&S Polices and Procedures.
To assist staff and scholarships students to enter travel expenses on agresso on line and make claimants aware of the NUIG T&S Policies and Procedures available on
Practical exercises using agresso on line
Exercise 1 - Submit electronic claim on test system
Exercise 2 - How to check the status of your claim
Exercise 3 -  How to deal with a rejected claim
Exercise 4 - How to enter Triennial Travel Grant Claim for Academic Staff only
To have a 6 digit payroll or scholarship ID and to read the NUIG T&S Policies QA 302 Policy for claiming Travel & Subsistence costs, QA 303 use of own transport and Code of Conduct for staff .

Location: PC suite NL002B, Nursing & Midwifery Library    
Time: Monday,4th November 2019

Wednesday, 27 November 2019

Mobile Content Creation Workshop

The aim of this workshop is to provide participants with the tools and confidence to create video content using the technology already at their disposal. This content can be utilised for anything from conference, event or course promotion to effective communication of research.  

Course objectives:
-Learn photo composition
-Learn cinematography techniques
-Understand the unique challenges of mobile storytelling
-Create correct content for the correct mobile device
-Learn social media posting tricks and what content works best
-GDPR & model release consent
Anyone in a role which includes an element of marketing. Anyone who needs to communicate research topics. Anyone with an interest in mobile video production or photography.   Course will involve a two hour presentation with two breaks for video and photo creation and feedback.

Participants must bring a smartphone. Please download the following apps in advance of the workshop:

-Spark Video
-After Focus (optional)
-Slow Shutter (optional)
-Filmic pro (optional)

-Spark Video
-Intro - text animate
-After Focus (optional)
-Slow Shutter (optional)
-Filmic pro (optional)
Learn to create engaging photo and video content using only your smart phone. This session will cover basic composition, photography, videography, and editing skills. There will be a brief photo and video break during which participants will put what they've learned to the test followed by critique and feedback.

PLease click here to register.

Location: THB-G011 Seminar Room, Hardiman Building     
Time: Wednesday, 27th November 2019

Tuesday, 12 November 2019

Web Training

T4 CMS Training to enable NUI Galway staff to easily build and maintain university (i.e. administration, college/school, research) websites, using the t4 Site Manager enterprise Content Management System, CMS. Attendees will learn the CMS's features, capabilities, and customisations from an NUI Galway perspective. More information here

Location: D101 PC Suite, Ground Floor, Block D (School of Education)    
Time: Tuesday, 12th November 2019

Thursday, 14 November 2019

Agresso Web Ordering Training

This course teaches you how to generate purchase orders in Agresso. It also covers approval limits and goods received notes. There is a demonstration and you will be able to practise generating your own purchase orders.

There are a limited number of spaces for this training therefore you must register for this course (as there are only a number of spaces available). For registration and training details, please see Staff Development.

Location: PC Suite, Nursing & Midwifery Library, Basement, James Hardiman Library    
Time: Thursday, 14th November 2019

Thursday, 14 November 2019

Reporting for Recurrent Account Budget Holders and Administrators

This course is designed to familiarise people with the relevant Agresso reports available to Budget Holders or administrators. It is a hands on demonstration on how to run the reports and how to interpret the figures shown in the reports.  The aim of this course is to enable Budget Holders and administrators run and interpret their recurrent accounts on Agresso.

Course Content:

    • General introduction to budgets, budget movements, structure of Cost Centres/Schools/Colleges
    • How to run reports for Cost Centres which show Budgets, Spend to Date and Amount Available to Spend
    • How to drill into individual amounts to show the transactions
    • How to drill into Budget movements to see what they are for
    • How to run Pay Budget Reports which show detailed Pay Analysis
    • How to check whether an invoice has been paid
  • Any other issues that people are having with Agresso Reports

See Staff Development to register

Location: PC Suite, Nursing & Midwifery Library, Basement, James Hardiman Library     
Time: Thursday, 14th November 2019