Monday, 25 February 2013

Scanner: PC Room Kevin St Library

The scanner in the student pc room in the library is now available for use again. Apologies for any inconvenience caused while the problem was being sorted. A printed guide to using the scanner is available for use at the library desk if required. Please any any member of library staff for assistance.

Thursday, 14 February 2013

New eBooks available for science & engineering

New eBook titles for Kevin St students now include:

  • A-Z of Haematology
  • BIOS Instant Notes in Biochemistry (4th ed)
  • Essentials of Anatomy & Physiology
  • Heterocyclic Chemistry at a Glance (2nd ed)
  • Lecture Notes on Ophthalmology (11th ed)
  • Medical Microbiology and Infection at a Glance (4th ed)
  • Medical Microbiology & Infection (5th ed)
  • Electrical & Electronic Principles and Technology
  • Electronics Circuits and Systems
  • Foundations of Python Network Programming
  • Matlab Primer

To access the ebooks either search by title on the Library Catalogue or search by title via the MyiLibrary ebooks link. If accessing off campus or from a laptop or tablet you will need your student number and Library PIN. Please contact the library if you need any assistance.

Thursday, 7 February 2013

Genetic Testing = TMI?

Like much new scientific technology, human genetic testing offers many advantages but also presents  problems. Genetic testing can now detect over 2,500 medical conditions, but only about 500 of these are treatable. So do you really want to know about the likelihood of this happening to you or your family? William Reville presents the pros and cons in today's IT article.

Friday, 1 February 2013

Free Wi-Fi in Dublin City

Nothing to do with the library, but useful all the same when out and about. Dublin City Council has launched free Wi-Fi hotspots around the city. Click here to see the Wi-Fi map, register with DCC and get the app links. Or take a look at the Dublin Gowex Wi-Fi launch