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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 name and student number. You will be blocked if your library fines are €3 or greater. For information on how to search some databases, see our Libguides

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 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@dkit.ie.

Library Databases

Academic Search Complete (We are changing Library Management Systems. Please use your network username and password to log in).
Multi-disciplinary full-text database. Click here for a tutorial.
Walk-in access available.


Bibliography of British and Irish History (Click the 'login' button and enter your network username and password).
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.
Walk-in access available. 


British Standards Online (Click the 'login button and enter your network username and password).
Access to British, adopted European and international standards. Not currently searchable using MultiSearch.
[Attention: If when you click on the link you see a security warning, it is safe to use the options provided to navigate through to British Standards. The security warning is due to an ongoing technical issue.]


Business Source Complete (We are changing Library Management Systems. Please use your network username and password to log in).
Business related database. Click here for a tutorial.
Walk-in access available.


Cinahl Plus with Full Text (We are changing Library Management Systems. Please use your network username and password to log in).
Nursing and allied health literature.
Walk-in access available.


Dictionary of Irish Biography (Click the 'login' button and enter your network username and password).
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.


Emerald (We are changing Library Management Systems. Please use your network username and password to log in).
General management and engineering/facilities management.
Walk-in access available.


GreenFILE
Covers human impact to the environment.


IEEE/IET Electronic Library (We are changing Library Management Systems. Please use your network username and password to log in).
Access to IEEE Journals, IEEE Conferences, IET Journals, IET Conferences, IEEE Active, Withdrawn & Archived Standards 20+ VDE Conferences and INSPEC Citation & Abstract Records.
Walk-in access available.


IHS (We are changing Library Management Systems. Please use your network username and password to log in).
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 (Click the 'login' button and enter your network username and password).
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.


JSTOR (We are changing Library Management Systems. Please use your network username and password to log in).
Access to JSTOR Ireland Collection, Music, Life Sciences, 19th Century British Pamphlets and Arts & Sciences II. 
Click here for JSTOR tutorials.


MultiSearch (Use your network username and password to log in and choose EDS from the list).
Find e-books, journal articles and more with one search.  


Naxos (Click the 'login' button and enter your network username and password).
Online musical library. Requires Adobe Flash Player. Limited to 3 simultaneous users.


Oxford Music Online (We are changing Library Management Systems. Please use your network username and password to log in).
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 (We are changing Library Management Systems. Please use your network username and password to log in).
Includes MEDLINE, the Health and Medical Collection, databases of material on family health and psychology. and more. Click here for a tutorial.
Walk-in access available.


Regional Business News (Epnet) (We are changing Library Management Systems. Please use your network username and password to log in).
Business journals, newspapers and newswires from all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.
Walk-in access available.


RILM Abstracts of Music Literature (Epnet) We are changing Library Management Systems. Please use your network username and password to log in).
Music and music-related disciplines from 1967. Limited to 4 simultaneous users.
Walk-in access available.


Science Direct (We are changing Library Management Systems. Please use your network username and password to log in).
Includes physical, life, health and social sciences, engineering and humanities subjects. Click here for a tutorial. Please note that additional features such as online help and registration are not available via the link above but directly at www.sciencedirect.com.
Walk-in access available.


Scopus (We are changing Library Management Systems. Please use your network username and password to log in).
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 Tutorials link for help.
Scopus will cease support of Windows 8 from October 1 2015. More details are available here.
Walk-in access available.
[Attention: If when you click on the link you see a security warning, it is safe to use the options provided to navigate through to Scopus. The security warning is due to an ongoing technical issue.]


Taxfind (Click the 'login' button and enter your network username and password)
Irish database covering tax and tax related issues. Not currently searchable using MultiSearch.
Walk-in access available.

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