Friday, 16 December 2011

Christmas Opening Hours

Kevin St Opening Hours for Dec/Jan are as follows
  • Saturday 17 Dec: 9.30-16.30
  • Mon 19-Wed 21 Dec: 9.30-21.30
  • Thursday 22 Dec: Afternoon Closing

Fri 23 Dec – Mon 2 Jan: College & Library Closed

From Tuesday 3rd January usual term hours apply:

  •  Monday-Thursday: 9.30-21.30
  •  Fridays: 9.30-17.15
  •  Saturdays: 9.30-16.30

Tuesday, 13 December 2011

Research profiles

A couple of research profiler sites for dissemination have crossed our radar recently. Useful or useless? Click em and see.....
 See also Jenny Delasalle's comments on their merits here


Monday, 12 December 2011

ETCI Short Loan addition

Due to demand at the information desk the following item is now available in the    Short Loan Collection:


Electro-Technical Council of Ireland (ETCI)
National Rules for Electrical Installations
ET105: 2011 : Potentially Explosive Atmospheres
3rd Edition

Friday, 9 December 2011

Constants data resources

A few queries lately re physical constants sources. As well as Kaye and Laby Online at the NPL try the NIST Reference on Contants, Unit and Uncertainty and CODATA  (Committe for Data for Science and Technology) as well as the Physical Measurement Laboratory (PML). The latest values and adjustments of the constants are also posted there as well as a searchable bibliography.

Thursday, 8 December 2011

Exam papers

Tis the season ....to do revision. Lots of questions at the information desk in the past week re. exam papers and where to access them in. If you can't locate exam papers on Webcourses try the ones on the Library website.

To access Kevin St exam papers:


• At the Library website click on Find Exam Papers
• Then Click on Quick Link to Recent Exam Papers.
• Select College of Science, or College of Engineering and click on the year e.g. 2011, 2010 etc.
• Then click on the course code and then the module you require.

You will need login and password if using outside the DIT network.These are Student and ThunderRoad (case sensitive)


Best of luck in January....

December Opening Hours


• Saturday 17 Dec: 9.30-16.30
• Mon 19-Wed 21 Dec: 9.30-21.30
• Thursday 22 Dec: Afternoon Closing

Fri 23 Dec – Mon 2 Jan: Library & College Closed

From Tuesday 3rd Jan Usual Hours Apply:
• Monday-Thursday: 9.30-21.30
• Fridays: 9.30-17.15
• Saturdays: 9.30-16.30

Wednesday, 7 December 2011

Chemical & Physical Constants

Kaye & Laby Online is a collection of Physical & Chemical Constants tables and graphs. This is a free resource maintained by the National Physical Laboratory and spans topics from basic constants to fibre optics, superconductivity to Raman spectroscopy. Search by site by toc or by search engine. See also the resources on the NPL's website.

Tuesday, 6 December 2011

Molecular Structures Resource

The RSCB PDB or protein data bank is an information portal to biological macromolecular structures and is a free single worldwide repository of information about the 3D structures of large biological molecules, including proteins and nucleic acids. You can search by macromolecule, ligand or sequence and the PDB now contains over 77,000 structures.

Monday, 5 December 2011

New PubMed Advanced Search


Attention all biomed researchers.The PubMed® Advanced search page will soon be modified to provide users with a less cluttered, more intuitive way to build searches. See a preview here

Friday, 2 December 2011

New books

Take a look at the new books and dvds added to our collection in November. Just click here to view.