Monday, 30 April 2012

May Holiday Weekend

The Library will be closed on Monday 7th May for the public holiday.  Otherwise we're open as usual - including Saturday 5th May (9.30-16.30). Our usual term opening hours are:
    •  Mon-Thurs: 9.30-21.30
    •  Fridays: 9.30-17.15
    •  Saturdays: 9.30-16.30
    Here's hopin' for some sunshine.

    Friday, 27 April 2012

    Exam Papers update

    Exam papers for 2012 (January) are now available. Click here to access all Kevin St exam papers from 2006 on. Passwords for access outside the DIT network are Student and ThunderRoad (case sensitive).

    Monday, 23 April 2012

    Kevin Street Library Book Display for Green Week



    Just to remind you all that this is Green Week in DIT.  Pop in and visit the Green Week display in Kevin Street Library, featuring some artistic flowers and leaves drawn by Damien Hirst....just kidding! The display stand is opposite the issue desk in the library, and showcases some of the  "Green Themed" books from our collection.

    Saturday, 21 April 2012

    DVDs & Movies

    New spanish, german, french and italian dvds are now available in Book Stack 12 and are available for loan on a weekly basis. View the full dvd listing.




    Friday, 20 April 2012

    Scientific Writing

    Some new titles in the area of scientific communication and writing are now available:
    • Harmon: The Craft of Scientific Communication
    • Oruc: Handbook of Scientific Proposal Writing
    • Blackwell,: A Scientifc Approach to Writing
    • Urbansky: Writing it Right in Chemistry
    • Ebel: Art of Scientifc Writing
    See the 808.0665 shelf number in Stack 10

    DIT Green Week 2012











    Don't forget that DIT Green Week begins on Monday April 23rd.  In Kevin Street Library we have books on the following "green themes" at:
    • renewable energy @ 621.31213-
    • biomass/biofuels @ 622.88 and 665.8 (hydrogen)
    • green chemistry

    Thursday, 19 April 2012

    Exam papers are in demand again. 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 a login and password if using outside the DIT network.These are Student and ThunderRoad (case sensitive)


    Best of luck to everyone next month. 2012 (Jan) papers will be available shortly.

    Thursday, 12 April 2012

    Athens accounts

    Delays in issuing Athens accounts have been resolved. Anyone who requires an Athens account for remote access to the IEEE Xplore or Web of Knowledge databases please contact us at 402-4894 or email the Information Desk.

    Emerald Reading ListAssist


    Emerald Reading ListAssist is Emerald's free, unique peer reviewed reading list service by subject.
    The service is a collection of over 50 reading lists and accompanying editorials covering over 18 subject.

    The rigorous academic construction of Emerald Reading ListAssist assures a high level of quality for the user. Each reading list is peer-reviewed by subject experts as well as in-house reviewers to make sure 
    ensure only the highest levels of quality and content.

    Every article has been marked for specific attributes which provide information on the article's practical and literary features.

    This service directs users to existing Emerald content. As such, access to articles within the reading lists will be subject to your existing level of subscription. The percentage of content available, by product, is shown underneath the abstract for each reading list.