Wednesday, 30 April 2014

EBSCO databases (Academic Search Complete and ASTI) require temporary off campus login

Off campus access to EBSCO databases is not working. (Access within the DIT network is working as usual). Databases temporarily affected relating to Kevin St. are:
  • Academic Search Complete
  • Applied Science and Technology Index
  • Business Source Complete

EBSCO have provided a work around for off campus access while working to resolve the problem so please use this temporary link when required:

Tuesday, 29 April 2014

Fundamentals of Biomedical Science eBook Series

Textbooks in the popular Fundamenatals of Biomedical Science series have recently become available as ebooks. Here are the ones recently added to the library collection - just in time for exam prep. Click on the image to access the textbook or browse the MyiLibrary collection. You will need your student number and Library PIN if accessing from outside the DIT network.

May Public Holiday

  • The Library will be Open as usual on Saturday 3rd May from 9.00-16.30
  • The Library will be Closed on Monday 5th May for the public holiday
  • Usual semester hours apply at all other times:
    • Monday- Thursday: 9.00-21.30
    • Fridays: 9.00-17.15
    • Saturdays: 9.00-16.30

Monday, 28 April 2014

Past exam papers : find them fast.

Welcome back everyone after the student break. Already there have been a lot of queries re. past exam papers today so here's a quick reminder re.access.

  1. At the DIT Library Website click on the Exam Papers link in the Electronic Resources Section.
  2. Next click on 'Quick Link to Recent Exam Papers' at the top of the page.
  3. Then choose your College e.g. College of Sciences and Health
  4. Select the Year(s) required
  5. Finally choose your Course Code and Module Code and open/save the pdfs.
The exam papers are currently stored on the Student Intranet - if you don't have the specific passwords please contact us at or at 01 402-4894. If an exam paper is not present please contact your module coordinator. 

Tuesday, 15 April 2014

New Computing e-textbooks

Keep an eye out for more titles after Easter including texts by Stallings and Tanenbaum.

Click on the blue title links to access the e-books or browse the full MyiLibrary collection. (For access off campus a DIT student number and DIT Library PIN is required).

Wednesday, 9 April 2014

New engineering e-books available from this week

New engineering e-texts are now available for access:

Click on the title link to access the eBook or view the full collection online at MyiLibrary.

Tuesday, 8 April 2014

Access to Library resources over Easter

Need to access DIT Library e-resources while you are away from Dublin over the student Easter break?

Follow the tips below:

  • Access e-books, e-journals and databases remotely by logging in with your IS password or Library PIN; see Off Campus Access
  • Take a look at the Science and Engineering Subject Guides for more in-depth help and specific links.
  • Link to the Exam Papers here. If you don't have the Student Intranet password for the exam papers contact the Library.
If you have any issues or queries email us at

Monday, 7 April 2014

New Biology and Physiology e-texts

New e-textbooks in biology, anatomy and physiology are now available from this week (just in time for exam prep!). Click on the title link below to access the e-book or browse the full science collection via MyiLibrary:

 More titles on the way in the next couple of weeks......

Easter Weekend Opening Hours

Thursday, 3 April 2014

How to find a journal's impact factor

There have been quite a few queries at the info desk this week about how to find a journal's impact factor. The fastest way to do this is to use the Web of Science database via the DIT Library website. Once in the WoS database click on the Journal Citation Reports tab and search by journal title (not the article title!) to obtain either the Impact factor or the Eigenfactor. Or try the short intro below:

Wednesday, 2 April 2014

Physics eBooks: new additions this week

New physics e-textbooks have been added this week. Click on the title link below to access the content or browse the full MyiLibrary science e-book collection. Remember you will need your DIT student number and Library PIN if accessing off campus.

Tuesday, 1 April 2014

New chemistry e-textbooks for April 2014

New chemistry e-books have just been added. Click on the title link to access the e-textbook or browse the full MyiLibrary collection. You will need your DIT student number and library PIN to access off campus.

Past exam papers: January 2014 to 2006

Kevin St past exam papers for January 2014 have been processed and are now available via the DIT Library Catalogue. To access use the Quick Link to Exam Papers - next select your College, choose 2014, then your course and module codes.

If you need the Student Intranet passwords contact us at 01-402-4894 or