Monday, 26 June 2017

Summer opening hours

Just a reminder that these are the current library opening hours. The DIT Kevin St college campus is open from 8am-6pm.

Thursday, 22 June 2017

Journal Citation Reports metrics database (2017 release) June webinars

Now that the new Journal Citation Reports 2017 Release (2016 data) is available. Clarivate Analytics are offering two 1 hour webinars.

Thursday 29th June at 10am.
Register at:

Friday 30th June at 10am.
Register at:

Incites Journal Citation Reports with 2016 data.

•             Introduction to JCR production and uses of data.
•             JCR data integration in Web of Science Core Collection.
•             Search for top journals in a category.
•             Explore filters to limit journals by various conditions (open access, quartile, percentile etc.).
•             Explore range of indicators to rank journals .
•             Explore Journal profile and visualisations.
•             The meaning of the Impact Factor and its appropriate use.
•             Journal suppressions.
•             Create Journal comparison report to compare a custom list of journals.
•             Download tables and custom reports.
•             JCR indicators in Incites B&A.

Friday, 9 June 2017

Need help with finding information for a literature review?

Need help with finding information for a lit review, dissertation or how to reference your sources correctly?

The library is open throughout the summer and help is available with any aspect of project prep during this time either face to face or via email. Contact us at Opening hours are Monday to Friday 9am-5.15pm from June to August incl.

Tuesday, 6 June 2017

Kevin St Library is closed on Wednesday 07 June #libraryhours

Due to a library staff training day the Library will be closed tomorrow Wednesday 07 June and will reopen at 9am on Thursday 08 June.

Apologies for any inconvenience to our users. Subject databases, eBooks, eJournals, exam papers and access to library accounts will all be available as usual on the DIT Library website. Alternative Datapac printer/copier locations are available at

Please note summer opening hours are in operation until September.

Friday, 2 June 2017

June Public Holiday Weekend opening hours

The library is closed on Monday 5th June for the public holiday weekend and will re-open on Tuesday 6th June at 9am.

Please note library summer opening hours are in operation (Monday to Friday: 9am - 5.15pm).

For opening hours updates see @KevinStLibrary or the DIT Library website.

Thursday, 1 June 2017

New isse of Health Evidence Awareness Report (HEAR May 2017) now available. #healthliteracy

The latest issue of HEAR (May 2017 volume 3 issue 3) is now available to download from  This issue deals with health literacy from both a consumer and a practitioner perspective in an Irish context. Listing comprehensive, accessible (and reliable!) evidence and sources it is well worth a look for anyone engaged in health or biomedical sciences related work. 

A full listing of the HEAR reports going back to 2015 is available on Lenus, including an excellent one on medical resources for research from mid 2016. Keep any eye out for new ones or add to your feedly current awareness updates.