The AHSSRB will house a hub for research at NUI Galway across a wide range of disciplines across the Arts, Humanities, Social Science and more. Key to this research building will be the new home for Archives and Special Collections of the James Hardiman Library. The move to this new purpose-built building will allow for a large-scale expansion of service by the Archives and Special Collections section as well as the other research bodies that the AHSRRB will house.
The new building will include bespoke designed environmentally controlled archival storage, a reading room of over 40 reader spaces, acclimatisation rooms for archives, processing room, digitisation centre, lecture rooms, meeting rooms and a dedicated exhibition space to name just a few of the confirmed features.
The Archives and Special Collections service of the James Hardiman Library are delighted to be working in bringing you this exciting development to our service and look forward to welcoming you to our new home for research in Spring 2013. Here are some images that show the huge development happening here on campus at NUI Galway: