Cataloguing

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 [...]

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Bean an Phoist says:  A few weeks ago, I asked NLI staff to pick things they love in our collections (maybe also about love) and to write about them for Valentine’s Day. Those who weren’t nimble enough to avoid me since then, are included here. And there will be two other posts today – Honora [...]

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by Justin Furlong, Periodicals/Newspapers Librarian Library users often only get to interact with staff in our various Reading Rooms and may be unaware of the many behind the scenes projects that are taking place. With this thought in mind I felt it would be useful to detail some of the developments currently happening in the [...]

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