Ciarán Quinn


Research Support Librarian, Teaching and Research Development

John Paul II Library
(01) 708 6151


Ciarán was appointed Research Support Librarian & Librarian for the Research Institutes in 2013. Prior to this he was the Faculty Librarian for Science and Engineering. Before joining Maynooth he held positions in the Royal College of Sugeons, Dublin Institute of Technology, Tallaght Hospital and the Health Service Executive Libraries.

Peer Reviewed Journal

Year Publication
2015 Walters K.; Bolich C.; Duffy D.; Quinn C.; Walsh K.; Connolly S. (2015) 'Developing Online Tutorials to Improve Information Literacy Skills for Second-Year Nursing Students of University College Dublin'. New Review of Academic Librarianship, 21 (1):7-29. [DOI] [Full-Text]

Conference Contribution

Year Publication
2016 Ciarán Quinn (MU), Grainne McCabe (RCSI), Lisa Callaghan (DCU) (2016) Advanced research communication skills summer institute 2016 Getting the Message Out: Maximizing your Communications Impact Maynooth University, 30/05/2016-02/06/2016.
2014 Ciarán Quinn (2014) NUI Maynooth Teaching and Learning Showcase 2013/2014 Teaching Academics to Maximise the Visibility of their Research Maynooth University, .
2012 Ciarán Quinn (2012) NUI Maynooth Teaching and Learning Showcase 2011/12 What Bibliometrics Can Do For You? Maynooth University, .
2011 Ciarán Quinn, Elaine Bean (2011) NUI Maynooth Teaching and Learning Showcase Second-Level Information Literacy Support (SLILS) Maynooth University, .
2011 Ciarán Quinn (2011) NUI Maynooth Teaching and Learning Showcase MyRI (Measuring your Research Impact) Maynooth University, .
2015 Ciarán Quinn (2015) All Ireland Society for Higher Education (AISHE) Seminar What is Bibliometrics and how does it work? Maynooth University, 06/05/2016-.
2014 Ciarán Quinn (2014) National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education Emergent Scholarship to Academic Conversations: Increasing the visibility of your Scholarship Using Bibliometrics Tools to Increase the visibility of your publications Maynooth University, 27/11/2014-.

Published Report

Year Publication
2014 Aoife Geraghty, Niall McSweeney,Ciarán Quinn, Jessica Eustace - Cook, Cathal Kerrigan, Julia Barrett, Paul Murphy, Fintan Bracken (2014) CONUL Research Support Task and Finish Group. CONUL, . [Link] [Full-Text]
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Professional Associations

Description Function From / To
Library Association of Ireland Professional Body 14/10/2015 -


Committee Function From / To
Research Committee (Faculty Arts Celtic Studies Philosophy) Library Representative 11/01/2016 -
Good Practice in Management and Retention of Research Data: Working group Library Representative 03/12/2015 -


Employer Position From / To
Maynooth University Faculty Librarian for Science & Engineering 04/10/2010 -
Maynooth University Research Support Librarian 09/09/2013 -


Start date Institution Qualification Subject
University College Dublin MA (History) International Relations in the C20th
University College Dublin BA (History & Politics) History & Politics
University College Dublin Diploma in Library & Information Studies Library & Information
Dublin Institute of Technology Post Graduate Certificate in Third Level Learning & Teaching Teaching
Dublin Institute of Technology Post Graduate Diploma in Media Studies Media
Universit of Exeter Undergraduate Diploma in Archaeological Studies Archchaeology
University College Dublin Masters Library & Information Studies (MLIS) Library & Information
University of Leicester MA in Archaeology & Heritage Archaeology