by Caroline Montgomery, Research and Reference Student Video guides here at the National Library of Ireland These days there’s a YouTube how to video for almost everything and libraries are no exception. Library instructional videos are becoming increasingly popular as a way to guide users through various aspects of library services. They are already used […]

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by Pádraig Laffan, Vice-Chairperson of The Federation of Local History Societies The Federation for Ulster Local Studies and The Federation of Local History Societies and The National Library Project Have you ever thought how great it would be to walk along by the Liffey with your grandchildren and to be able to say to them […]


by Aoife O’Connell, Catalogue Development Student The National Library of Ireland holds a number of historically valuable and interesting photographic collections. Perhaps the best known and most utilised of these over the years since its acquisition has been the Lawrence Collection. It was acquired in 1943 for the then huge sum of £300. The popularity […]