Tuesday, 30 September 2014

FAO DT223 dietetics students: McCance & Widdowson Composition of Foods 2014 now available

After many publication delays over the past year, copies of the new edition of McCance and Widdowson's The Composition of Foods (7th Summary edition, IFR, 2014) are finally available for use from the Short Loan Collection at the Library info desk. More copies are on the way for the Lending Collection.

Friday, 26 September 2014

Discover Research Night Dublin

50 science-themed events take place in central Dublin this evening as part of Discover Research night. The free annual Europe wide event aims to open up the work of scientists and researchers in the capital.

Events taking place around the city centre will include 3D visualisations of the brain, a chance to tour lab facilities and an opportunity to help astrophysicists rank solar eruptions seen in the sun. There are also  research debates and /workshops. So if Culture Night wasn't your thing last Friday, give Research Night a go!

For a full program of events, starting at 4pm, see Discover Research Dublin or @ResearchDublin

Tuesday, 23 September 2014

Find it faster

Need to find an e-dissertation, a program doc or an exam paper in a hurry? One quick search by course code will now bring you to the lists for your course:.

  • Start at the DIT Library Catalogue
  • Select Title Search from the drop down menu
  • Input your course code e.g. DT299
  • Click on the required information links
NB you may need your Library PIN to open pdf documents.
Need help? Contact us at 01-402-4894 or @KevinStLibrary

Monday, 22 September 2014

Finding exam papers: quick start guide

It's never too early to start downloading exam papers as we've discovered this week at the library desk. As there have been so many inquiries here's a quick guide to getting started:
  • Start at the Library Website. Under the E-Resources heading select the 'Exam Papers' link.
  • Choose College of Sciences and Health or College of Engineering (Kevin St) and then 2014 etc
  • Click on your course code e.g DT299. Select your module code and download the pdfs as required
Please note the Student Intranet password is required to access the exam papers off campus. Contact us at 01-4024894 or email us if needed.

To print exam papers see ditprint.ie for more info.

NB.The Library scans and uploads every paper received from the Kevin St Exams Office. If a paper is missing please contact your module coordinator.

Wednesday, 17 September 2014

Printing and copying: Datapac queries

At this time of the year the most common inquiry at the Library information desk is how and where can students print and copy. All the information you need re. locations, top-ups,  video guides and pricing is available at ditprint.ie.  A useful list of How to guides and FAQs  is also available.

A DATAPAC technician will be in Kevin St Library at lunchtime this week to assist students.

Any problems with your account contact DATAPAC at helpdesk@ditprint.ie or at 087-6243514


Monday, 15 September 2014

Need help getting started with printing and copying?

FAO: All new students. A DATAPAC technician will be in Kevin St Library from midday to 1pm every day this week to assist students starting Monday 15th September.

If you can't make it in person you can sort any problems with your account by contacting DATAPAC at helpdesk@ditprint.ie or at 087-6243514.

Semester Opening Hours begin today

From today (Monday 15th September) Kevin St Library's opening hours are as follows:

  • Monday -  Thursday: 9am - 9.30pm
  • Fridays: 9am - 5.15pm
  • Saturdays: 9am - 4.30pm.
    See also http://www.dit.ie/library/a-z/hours/

    Tuesday, 9 September 2014

    Welcome to new Kevin St Students

    A warm welcome to all the new students in DIT Kevin St for orientation this week. Looking forward to meeting you during the new semester as you settle in..

    Stay up-to-date with DIT Library Kevin St opening hours and new resources using the following links:

    http://ditlibrary-scienceblog.blogspot.ie/ https://www.facebook.com/DitLibraryKevinSthttp://www.pinterest.com/KevinStLibrary/https://delicious.com/kevinstlibraryhttps://twitter.com/KevinStLibrary

    Have a specific query? Give us a call at 01-402-4894, email us or talk to us at the library information desk..

    As your course gets underway check out our Subject Guides for help with accessing and using assignment resources.  Subject resources are listed for both undergraduates and postgraduates.