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This is a guide to library resources and services available at Shannon College of Hotel Management

Search the catalogue to locate all electronic and print materials

Shannon College Library Catalogue


  • Look at the icons to the left of titles to determine what types of sources they are. For books, click on the title of an item to see the number of copies, whether they are in the library or out on loan, and the shelf number you need to locate the item.

  • Login using your NUI Galway credentials to access online content.

  • Check your borrower record at any time by logging onto your library account. Watch this short video to learn how.

Covid-19 Frequently asked questions

Problems accessing full-text Library resources? 

Contact or if you are experiencing problems and we will assist you. 

Library books on loan during the summer period?

You can retain any borrowed library materials until September. Fines will not be accrued during this period. Once we're all back at the college, please return all borrowed books. 

Can I borrow library books while the College is closed?

We are delighted to announce the availability of a Click and Collect service at Shannon College Library.  Students and staff can now reserve library books online via the library catalogue and requests will be ready for collection on Wednesdays between 12:30 and 13:30 at the entrance to the main Shannon College building.  See the Library's Click & Collect page for details of how this service will operate.

Can I get academic writing support while the College is closed? 

The Library will provide online academic writing support sessions. You can make an appointment with Ailish or Gwen here.   

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Self-service quick links

Online library resources are available 24/7

As a registered student, it is possible to access all online information resources from off-campus. Follow the links from the Library Catalogue and login as directed.  It is essential to login otherwise third party service providers will not recognise you as being from NUI Galway. 

Here are the opening hours for the physical library:

Day Open Closed

Term-time opening hours

Monday 8.30 am 6 pm
Tuesday 8.30 am 6 pm
Wednesday 8.30 am 6 pm
Thursday 8.30 am 6 pm
Friday 8.30 am 5 pm


Day Open Closed

Out-of-term opening hours

Monday 9 am 5 pm
Tuesday 9 am 5 pm
Wednesday 9 am 5 pm
Thursday 9 am 5 pm
Friday 9 am 5 pm
Contact Us

Ailish Larkin, Shannon College Librarian

Ailish Larkin (Mon – Thur)

Gwen Ryan, Assistant Librarian

Gwen Ryan (Mon – Fri)



Assistant Librarian
& Disability Officer


Please contact us with any queries or suggestions. You can call into us in person or contact us by email or phone 091-497218.