Friday, 21 September 2007

New Library E-Tour

New to Kevin St and need a quick introduction to the library layout and services?

A number of pre-loaded mp3 players are available at the library desk and may be checked out on short loan to take the tour.

Please give us your feedback - either using the web survey on the library website or at the Library desk.

Wednesday, 19 September 2007

New Library Group Study Room

Need to discuss a group project, chat about a lab assignment or work on a problem based learning topic?

A Library Group Study Room is now open for Kevin St students.

Please book your slot (bring your ID card) and collect the key at the Kevin St Library desk. One or two hour slots are available to suit your study needs. Network access is available for laptops.

Opening Hours : 10am-8.30pm Monday to Thursday and 10am-5pm on Fridays
Location: Snackery, First Floor, Annexe.

Tuesday, 18 September 2007

Updated Library Guides

The printed guides to using the JCR and ACM databases have just been updated. Copies are available on the Information Skills stand opposite the library issue desk. Alternatively copies can be e-mailed on request by contacting Catherine @

Thursday, 13 September 2007

Science podcasts

For access to science podcasts try the following links:

New edition of Pickwell Binocular Vision Anomalies

The fifth revised edition of Pickwell's Binocular Vision Anomalies by Bruce Evans (Elsevier, 2007) is now available in the library:

1 copy in Short Loan
3 copies in Main Lending Shelf Number 617.762

Copies of the fourth edition are also in the lending section at 617.762

Friday, 7 September 2007


As a result of the recent Research Support Survey you are invited to attend a seminar which will look at some initiatives aimed at supporting researchers throughout the DIT. A central theme of the seminar is an exploration of the development of an institutional repository and the implications for DIT.


Seminar date: Thursday 4th October 2007

Time: 10.00am - 12.00pm at FOCAS Centre, Camden Row.

To reserve a place contact Anne Ambrose on, before Wednesday 26th September please.