DkIT Library >> Collections >> Databases


The Library subscribes to a collection of databases covering a vast range of subject areas. Contents may include journal and newspaper articles, books, theses, reports, bibliographic details, conference proceedings and images.

Below is a list of our databases.  Log into a database using your network username and password. For some databases, you must click on 'Click here to log in' before entering your credentials. For information on how to search some databases, see our Libguides

Please note that these databases are hosted in a non-DkIT supported environment. You should be aware of this and take the necessary precautions with regard to the security of your personal data.

All databases are for private individual study and research only, and are for DkIT staff and students only. They must not be used for commercial purposes. Data cannot be passed on to any third party by any means (including social media).

Access to all online material supplied by DkIT Library should be available on and off campus. Please report all access problems to

Library Databases

Academic Search Complete
Multi-disciplinary full-text database. Click here for a tutorial.

Bibliography of British and Irish History
Bibliographic data on historical writing concerned with the British Isles, British Empire and Commonwealth from 55BC to the present. Limited to three simultaneous users. Not currently searchable using MultiSearch.

British Standards Online
Access to British, adopted European and international standards.

Business Source Complete 
Business related database. Click here for a tutorial.

Cinahl Plus with Full Text 
Nursing and allied health literature.

Dictionary of Irish Biography
Biographical dictionary for Ireland. Not currently searchable using MultiSearch.

Documenting Ireland: Parliament, People and Migration
Online virtual archive of documents and sources relating to the history of Ireland and its migration experiences from the 18th to the late 20th centuries. Free online resource. Not currently searchable using MultiSearch.

EBSCOhost Web
Search across all or selected EBSCO databases including MultiSearch. 

General management and engineering/facilities management.

Covers human impact to the environment.

IEEE/IET Electronic Library
Access to IEEE Journals, IEEE Conferences, IET Journals, IET Conferences, IEEE Active, Withdrawn & Archived Standards 20+ VDE Conferences and INSPEC Citation & Abstract Records.

Standards, regulatory and advisory documents for the UK and Ireland covering construction, health and safety, building products, product and supplier information for engineering. For a comprehensive selection of standards visit British Standards Online. Not currently searchable using MultiSearch.

Irish Times Digital Archive
Contains the Irish Times from 1859 onwards. Editions are added seven days after publication date. Limited to 10 simultaneous users. Walk-in access available. Not currently searchable using MultiSearch.

Access to JSTOR Ireland Collection, Music, Life Sciences, 19th Century British Pamphlets and Arts & Sciences II. 
Click here for JSTOR tutorials.

Find e-books, journal articles and more with one search.  

Naxos Music Library
Online musical library. Requires Adobe Flash Player. Limited to 3 simultaneous users.

Oxford Music Online
An integrated music resource on the web, including the full text of The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, The New Grove Dictionary of Opera and The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz. Limited to 3 simultaneous users.

ProQuest Health Research Premium Collection
Includes MEDLINE, the Health and Medical Collection, databases of material on family health and psychology. and more. Click here for a tutorial.

Regional Business News (Epnet)
Business journals, newspapers and newswires from all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.

RILM Abstracts of Music Literature (Epnet)
Music and music-related disciplines from 1967. Limited to 4 simultaneous users.

Science Direct
Includes physical, life, health and social sciences, engineering and humanities subjects. Click here for a tutorial. For additional features such as online help and registration see online video tutorials under About Science Direct.

World’s largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature and quality web sources. Scopus interoperates with Reaxys, a unique chemistry workflow solution, and offers sophisticated tools to track, analyze and visualize research. Once logged in click on the Help link for tutorials.


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