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Hotel Management: Home

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:

Welcome to this guide to Hospitality and Tourism Management library resources.  This guide includes all the information that you need to know in order to make the best use of the library service at Shannon College.  It also includes advice on how to find the books, journals, databases and other information you need for your studies.  If you can't find what you are looking for, ask us a question in the online chat.


Self-service quick links

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Click & Collect

Click & Collect service

Login to the library catalogue using your student ID to reserve the materials you require from the library.  You will receive a courtesy email when your items are ready for collection

Studying in the Library

Book a seat in the Library

There are currently 9 seats in the Library. To book your personal space in the Library, you will need to select your seat and then complete the Wellness Declaration Form. Please remember to check-in when you arrive for contract tracing purposes.

Study space in the Linburgh Room

Book a seat in the Linburgh Room, Wing 4&5

There are currently 6 bookable seats in the Linburgh Study Room in Wing 4&5. To book your personal space, you will need to select your seat and then complete the Wellness Declaration Form. Please remember to check-in when you arrive for contract tracing purposes.

Girl working on an assignment

Make an appointment for personal academic writing advice

If you would like help getting started on your assignment or advice on your writing, make an appointment with Ailish or Gwen.

Find out more about the Scan & Deliver Service

Scan & Deliver Service

If you need a book chapter or journal article that is not available online and if you are unable to come onto campus to collect it, you can request it and receive it electronically via email.  Click here for further information on how this service works and how to request an item.

Book a space in the Computer Lab

Book a space in the Computer Lab

You can book a space in the Computer Lab here using the library seat booking system.

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

2021 Term-time opening hours

Monday 9.30am 1.30pm
Tuesday 9.30am 1.30pm
Wednesday 9.30am 1.30pm
Thursday 9.30am 1.30pm
Friday Closed Closed


Day Open Closed

Out-of-term opening hours

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

Ailish Larkin, Shannon College Librarian

Ailish Larkin (Mon – Fri)

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.

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