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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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Have your say on Web Archiving at the National Library of Ireland by Catherine Ryan, Digital Collections Student While it probably hasn’t quite made it into the Oxford English dictionary yet, the 404 File Not Found web error message has certainly moved beyond the realm of the technical and technical slang, and has now come [...]

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by Catherine Ryan, Digital Collections Student Bloomsday On the 16th of June, 1954 the first Bloomsday was celebrated in Ireland. Flann O’Brien, Patrick Kavanagh, Anthony Cronin, Tom Joyce and John Ryan met in Dublin to trace the Ulysses route, starting at the Martello Tower in Sandycove through Sandymount Strand and on towards the shadier parts [...]

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