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Legal Deposit

Definition Legal deposit is a requirement for publishers and distributors to send at least one copy of their publications free of charge to designated libraries. It ensures that the book is preserved for future generations and that all published work is saved and is part is the countries heritage. The books have to be sent to the acquisition departments in the following libraries. Trinity College Dublin The British Library The National Library of Ireland Dublin City University NUI Galway NUI Maynooth UCD University College Cork University of Limerick The Irish […]

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Abandoned Darlings

Ruth Quinlan, one of the members of NUIG’s Masters in Writing group which produced the collection Abandoned Darlings, caught up with this week and discussed how the book came about, starting with how her interest in writing first began. “When I was younger,” said Ruth, “I was a real bookworm, staying up all night devouring books until the grey hours of morning. I had always been interested in writing as well, dabbling with a few evening courses but never really making much headway because I was too focused on […]

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