Tuesday, 28 October 2014

Off campus access: eResources and more

Did you know that DIT students and staff have an online library account?  If you are not on-campus this week you may wish to know how to renew your books online, reserve a library book or view your reading history

You can also use your DIT Library PIN and/or DIT email password to access ebooks, databases and ejournals, (including scholarly articles, standards and conference papers) from a laptop or from home. For more information see Off Campus Access

Wednesday, 22 October 2014

Open Access Explained!

October holiday weekend opening hours

The Library will be closed on Saturday 25th October and Monday 27th October for the public holiday weekend. Usual semester opening hours resume on Tuesday 28th October at 9am:
  • Monday - Thursday: 09.00-21.30
  • Fridays: 09.00-17.15
  • Saturdays: 09.00-16.30
See also @KevinStLibrary or the DIT Library website.

Thursday, 16 October 2014

Manual of Dietetic Practice (5th ed) update

New for nutrition students: copies of the Manual of Dietetic Practice textbook (5th edition by Joan Gandy) are now available in the Short Loan and Lending sections of the Library. The shelf number is 615.854.
Click here for more details. An eBook version is also available.

Wednesday, 8 October 2014

Datapac on site helpdesk hours

Have a printing, copying or scanning query?  
From this week on a member of the Datapac help-desk team will be on site in Kevin St Library from 12.15 - 13.15pm, Monday to Friday to answer your printing questions and queries. Or contact Datapac outside of these hours at helpdesk@ditprint.ie. 

Monday, 6 October 2014

Scanning query? Try the Scan to Email option with Datapac Printing

There have been lots of queries about scanning at the Library Desk recently. The quickest and easiest way is to use the Datapac Printing service to scan a document or image to your DIT email account and then save or download as required. See the tutorial video below to get started. For more info on Datapac see Ditprint.ie.

 How to Scan
  1. Touch Email on the Datapac screen
  2. Enter your Student number, you can do this by typing it on the printer keypad or Touch Screen
  3. Enter your 4 digit PIN on the keypad or Touch Screen
  4. Touch “more options” tab at the end of the screen
  5. Scroll down until you find “Job Build”
  6. Change the job build option from off to on. 
  7. When you are finished scanning please log off the printer using the yellow button on the keypad.

Thursday, 2 October 2014

New science eBooks available from today


Click on the image above to access the eBook. Or browse MyiLibrary for the full textbook collection. You will need your Library Pin if accessing an e-text off campus. Any queries contact us.

Wednesday, 1 October 2014

Manual of Dietetic Practice : 5th edition: 2014

The newly published edition of the Manual of Dietetic Practice (5th edition, 2014) by Joan Gandy is now available as an eBook. Click on the book title link above to access. You will need a Library PIN if accessing the textbook outside the DIT network.

Hardcopies of the title are also on order and should arrive in to both the Short Loan and Lending collections shortly.

Library FAQs: Top ten questions and answers

Here are the ten most common inquiries at the Kevin St library information desk for September 2014 (not in any particular order) with the quick-link answers. Hope they help.

  1. How long is a textbook loan?
  2. How do I extend / renew my book loan?
  3. How do I use the Printing & Copying service?
  4. How do I get Off Campus Access to eResources?
  5. Where are the Exam Papers?
  6. What are your Opening Hours?
  7. Do you have any eBooks?
  8. How do I find these Journals?
  9. Where can I find info on my topic for a project? 
  10. How do I find dissertation lists?
 Any other questions?  Just ask us: kst.library@dit.ie or @KevinStLibrary