Hugh Murphy

Library

Head of Collections & Content

John Paul II Library
(01) 708 3887

Biography

Hugh was appointed Senior Librarian, Collection Management Services in October 2010, having worked previously in University College Dublin Library and in the National Library of Ireland.
Since 2005 he has acted as an occasional lecturer in the School of Information and Library Studies in UCD. He also lecturers on Maynooth University’s MA in Historical Archives and is currently pursuing doctoral studies in early 19th century history. 
Hugh’s main professional interests lie in the areas of collection development, library buildings, and resource description. 

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
2015 'Undertaking a formal Leadership Programme: The Librarian?s Experience'
Helen Fallon and Hugh Murphy (2015) 'Undertaking a formal Leadership Programme: The Librarian?s Experience'. AISHE-J : The All Ireland Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 7 (1) [IR Link] [Details]
2009 'Nudging the Envelope: The Hard Road to Mainstreaming UCD Library E-Book Provision'
Pan, Rosalind,Byrne, Ursula,Murphy, Hugh (2009) 'Nudging the Envelope: The Hard Road to Mainstreaming UCD Library E-Book Provision'. 22 (supplement) [Details]

Other Journals

  Year Publication
2017 'The rise, fall and rise of the printed book'
Hugh Murphy (2017) 'The rise, fall and rise of the printed book' An Leabharlann, Volume 26 (Issue 2) :10-14. [IR Link] [Details]
2016 'Library as the 'centre for everything?' Placing the library at the strategic heart of the community'
Hugh Murphy (2016) 'Library as the 'centre for everything?' Placing the library at the strategic heart of the community' Sconul Focus, (66) :49-51. [IR Link] [Details]

Conference Contributions

  Year Publication
2013 Innovative Partnerships in Teaching and Learning: A collaboration between the Library and the Department of History.
Hugh Murphy (2013) Innovative Partnerships in Teaching and Learning: A collaboration between the Library and the Department of History. [Poster Presentation], NUI Maynooth Teaching and Learning Showcase 2013, NUI Maynooth [Details]

Professional Associations

  Association Function From / To
Library Association of Ireland Member 01-JAN-07 /

Committees

  Committee Function From / To
Library Association of Ireland Cataloguing and Metadata Group Chair 2009 / 2011

Education

  Year Institution Qualification Subject
1995 St. Patrick's College, Maynooth Master of Arts History
1994 St. Patrick's College, Maynooth BA (Honours) History
1994 St. Patrick's College, Maynooth BA (Honours) English