Thursday, 29 December 2016

How to access past exam papers for the January 2017 exams

Need to find past exam papers in a hurry for the New Year exams?
  • 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 2016 etc
  • Click on your course code e.g DT228. 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 01-402-4894 or email us if you need the passwords. Or grab a 'How to Find Past Exam Papers' printed guide at the library information desk.

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.


Friday, 16 December 2016

Off campus study resources for January exam prep

When studying off campus for the January exams keep the following in mind:


Tip: make sure you have your DIT Library passwords and exam paper passwords before you leave!

Wednesday, 14 December 2016

Scopus adds CIteScore metrics to it's database



Scopus has just added CiteScore™ metrics to it's resource.

The CiteScore advantages are:

  • Comprehensive.
    CiteScore metrics are calculated using Scopus data for over 22,000 serial titles ― peer-reviewed journals, book series, conference proceedings and trade journals ― in 330 disciplines
  • Transparent. Using Scopus data, CiteScore metrics calculations are straightforward and easy to replicate.
  • Current. CiteScore Tracker shows how the current year’s CiteScore builds up each month.
  • Free. Anyone can access serial-level metrics functionality on Scopus and download the complete CiteScore metrics data from JournalMetrics.Scopus.com without cost.

Learn more about CiteScore metrics

Tuesday, 13 December 2016

Textbooks all checked out for the exams? Try the Library eBook collection


If copies of your textbooks are all checked out for pre-exam study, try the eBook collection which contains many of the most popular science textbooks.

  1. Start at the Library website
  2. Click on eBooks
  3. Choose the MyiLibrary collection and search or browse as usual
If accessing off campus please enter your Library PIN to open the full-text

Saturday, 10 December 2016

Printing, Scanning or Top-Up Queries in the Library? Use the new Datapac direct student phone

Printing, copying, scanning problems or top-up queries for Datapac? The Library has recently installed a student phone in the copy/print room with a direct line to the Datapac Help Desk to help you resolve your issues faster. A line to the ICT Support Help Desk is also available.

The phone is located on the table beside the student desktop. Just follow the instructions on the poster.


Thursday, 1 December 2016

How to find past exam papers for the winter exams

 Need to find past exam papers in a hurry for the December and January exams?
  • 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 01-402-4894 or email us if you need the passwords. Or grab a 'How to Find Past Exam Papers' printed guide at the library information desk.

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.