Wednesday, 23 February 2011

Student scanner

A new HP5590 Scanjet digital flatbed scanner is now available for student use in the Kevin St Library computer room. An instruction booklet is available at the library desk if required.

Monday, 21 February 2011

New eBooks

New eTextbooks are now available - keep an eye out for more in the next few weeks:

  • Advanced Techniques in Diagnostic Cellular Pathology (Maxwell: 2010)
  • Cleanroom Technology (Whyte: 2001)
  • Electrical Craft Principles vols 1 & 2 (Whitfield: 2009)
  • Fundamentals of Forensic Science (Houck: 2010)
  • Heterocyclic Chemistry (Joule: 2010)
  • Introduction to Human Nutrition (Gibney: 2009)
  • Nutrition and Metabolism (Gibney: 2010)
  • Wind Energy Explained (Manwell: 2010)

To access go to & click on MyiLibrary. Or seach for a specific title on the Library Catalogue

  • For laptop or remote access you will need your student number and Library PIN
  • To download or save sections requires use of IE v7 or higher or Firefox.

Tuesday, 15 February 2011

Bloodmed update

Please be advised that there is no longer a facility for DIT institutional access to the Bloodmed database. This database will be removed from the A-Z list of databases early next week. The providers are  facilitating access by means of individual  registration which is free for 12 months upon registration at http@//

SCOPUS database trial

Trial access to Scopus is now available until 18th March 2011. Access at
For detailed info see

Scopus is an abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature and quality web sources.
•  Contains 41 million records, 70% with abstracts
•  Nearly 18,000 titles from 5,000 publishers worldwide
•  70% of content is pulled from international sources
•  Includes over 3 million conference papers
•  Provides 100% Medline coverage
•  Offers  tools to track, analyze and visualize research

Thursday, 10 February 2011

ISPE Vol 7 now available

ISPE Baseline Pharmaceutial Engineering Guide Vol 7 is now available in the Short Loan Collection.

This is the September 2010 edition of " Risk-based manufacture of pharmaceutical products - a guide to managing risks associated with cross-contamination"

NSAI database training

Need to access Irish or ISO standards for an assignment? Not sure how to find the fulltext on the library website?

Training on how to get the best from the new NSAI database will take place in DIT Kevin St Library Training Room on Wednesday 2nd March at 2.30pm

Contact Brendan Devlin or Julie de Foubert to book a space.