Monday, 29 April 2013

May Public Holiday @ Kevin St Library

The Library will be closed on Monday 06 May (public holiday) but is open as usual on Saturday 05 May (9.30 - 16.30).

Normal semester opening hours apply at all other times:
  • Monday - Thursday: 9.30-21.30
  • Fridays: 9.30-17.15
  • Saturdays: 9.30-16.30 

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Saturday, 20 April 2013

Kuby Immunology: 7th edition now available

Eight copies of the new edition of Kuby Immunology (WH Freeman, 2013) is now available at 616.079 in Stack 6. There are also copies in the Short Loan Collection at the Library Desk to support DT204 exam prep use of this popular textbook.

Wednesday, 10 April 2013

Bruice's Organic Chemistry: new edition available

For all chemistry students: copies of the new edition of Paula Bruice's Organic Chemistry (4th edition: 2013) are now available. Find the textbooks in Bookstack 5 at shelf number 547. A copy is also in the Short Loan Collection at the Library Desk if needed in a hurry for exam revision or assignment preparation. Any queries contact us at

Tuesday, 9 April 2013

SciVerse Hub science search engine

SciVerse Hub provides access to high-quality science content of over 500m records and featured applications for sharing information. Hub brings you science related articles, books, theses, abstracts and patent content  plus curated web results, from publishers, government datasets and university repositories.

If you find anything of use and need it in full-text format please check the DIT Library us at or request an Inter Library Loan.

Monday, 8 April 2013

Project Resources for Engineering

Final year and postgrad project and dissertation resources: databases, journals, subject portals, ebooks and handouts for electrical, energy and electronic engineering are all available via the Library Guides links on the DIT library website. Any problems or queries contact us on

Project Resources for Science

For science students doing final year projects this month: do you need relevant academic resources for your dissertation or lit review? Have a look at the Subject Guides on the Library website to get started. Divided into Chemistry, Biological Sciences, Physics, Nutrition, Maths and Computing you'll find links to recommended databases, journals, websites and much more in your subject area. Best of luck with the project submissions and if you've any queries contact us at

Thursday, 4 April 2013

Science Direct free visual apps

The Lancet  carries multimedia items such as podcasts and video’s that are not available on ScienceDirect. This application appears alongside The Lancet articles in ScienceDirect and will list these featured multimedia items enabling users to click through and view them on the Lancet. View a ScienceDirect sample article.

Protein Viewer is a Jmol-based application for ScienceDirect which is displayed below the abstract if the article contains author-tagged protein identifiers, allowing you to browse through all protein models tagged in the article and interactively explore each of them.

The Elsevier’s 3D molecular viewer visualizes molecular structures provided by the authors next to the Science Direct article, in the right hand side panel. View the Science Direct example article


Wednesday, 3 April 2013

Sustainable energy eBooks

New eBook titles on renewable energy are now available including:

Browse the eBooks on this topic via the Library website using the MyiLibrary and Knovel collections. You will need your Library PIN to access off campus