Friday, 11 June 2010

Enjoy the summer - Kevin St Library is still open!

Kevin St Library Summer Hours

From 17th June 2010 the library will open as follows:

Mon-Friday: 9.30am-5.15pm
Saturdays: Closed

See also the DIT Library Opening Hours listing

Tuesday, 8 June 2010

DART-Europe e-theses Portal

On a similar note to the post below about RIAN- research output from DIT's repository ARROW is now being harvested by DART-Europe.

DART-Europe is an e-theses portal which currently gives access to approx 156965 full-text research theses from 276 universities sourced from 17 European countries now including DIT. In a nutshell it aims to help provide researchers with a single European Portal for the discovery of Electronic Theses and Dissertations (ETDs).

National Portal for Irish Research (RIAN) available from today

Ireland's National Portal for Open Access to Research Goes Live

Ireland’s new national portal for Open Access to Irish published research will go live today. RIAN will act as a single point of access to national research output, and contains content harvested from the institutional repositories of the seven Irish Universities and Dublin Institute of Technology (Arrow).  RIAN aims to increase the visibility and impact of Irish research and will expand to harvest content from other Irish Open Access providers as the service develops.

Benefits of RIAN to Irish authors:
* Broadens worldwide access to material
* Increases citations for research items
* Enhances access to material via search engines
* Raises profile of Irish researchers internationally