Monday, 29 March 2010

New science ebooks available

  • Manwell's Wind Energy Explained
  • HPLC for Pharmaceutical Scientists
  • HPLC a Practical user's guide
  • Raman Spectroscopy for Chemical Analysis

Access via the Library Catalogue or the DIT Library website (click the MyiLibrary link)

Thursday, 25 March 2010

100 Best RSS Feeds to Follow Science News

For busy students who want to stay updated re. science related news have a  look at this link. Links cover physical sciences, technology as well as energy and sustainability resources.

Monday, 22 March 2010

Wikipedia and student use - friend or foe?

Wikipedia is always a bone of contention for both students and staff of academic institutions in terms of course related project research. This is a piece of research to get you thinking on a Monday and outlines how students are actually using Wikipedia. One of the most interesting suggestions is that students appear to negotiate the accuracy of Wikipedia content, rather than assume it.

How today’s college students use Wikipedia for course–related research
by Alison J. Head and Michael B. Eisenberg.
First Monday, Volume 15, Number 3 - 1 March 2010

Thursday, 18 March 2010

Dublin Institute of Technology's Science Open Day is on Saturday 27th March, 10am-1pm at the Kevin St Campus. Information will be available for propsective students in the areas of:

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Computing
  • Food Science
  • Mathematics
  • Optometry 
  • Physics

Tuesday, 16 March 2010

Library Opening Hours: Easter 2010

Kevin St Library Easter hours are as follows:
  • Mon 29th-Wed 31 March: 9.30am-9.30pm
  • Thursday 1st April: Closed @ 1pm
  • Friday 2nd - Tuesday 6th April: Closed (incl)
  • Wednesday 7th April: 9.30am-9.30pm
Usual opening hours apply from Wednesday 7th April:

  • Monday - Thursday: 9.30am-9.30pm
  • Fridays: 9.30am-5.15pm
  • Saturdays: 9.30am-4.30pm

Monday, 15 March 2010

DT 018 projects

The full list of the DT 018 and DT 702 (BSc Electrical Services and Energy Mgt ) final year projects for 2010 is now available at this link on the Library Catalogue. A printed list is also available at the Kevin St Library desk.

New titles just arrived in Short Loan collection

Visual Perception: 4th edition by Steven Schwartz

Cleanroom Technology: 2nd edition by William Whyte

Diagnostic Immunohistochemistry: 3rd edition by David Dabbs

Mathematical Techniques: 4th ed by Dominic Jordan

Friday, 12 March 2010

St Patricks Day Public Holiday

DIT Library Kevin St will be closed on Wednesday 17th March for the St Patrick's Day public holiday.

Usual library opening hours apply at all other times:

        • Mon - Thurs: 9.30am-9.30pm
        • Fridays: 9.30am-5.15pm
        • Saturdays: 9.30am-4.30pm

Thursday, 4 March 2010

Library Ireland Week event in DIT Library Kevin st

As part of  Library Ireland Week DIT Kevin Street Library will host a poetry reading at 7.00pm on Wednesday 10th March .