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Databases

Full List of databases that are available to De Chastelain Library, DkIT members.

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.

Access to all online material supplied by De Chastelain Library, DkIT should be available on and off campus. Please report all access problems to library@dkit.ie.

How to Access the 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 Library Guides

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.

Once you sign in to a database you are agreeing to abide by Copyright Legislation & Licence Agreement Terms and Conditions.  Databases may be accessed only by Authorised Users e.g. registered staff and students. Under our License Agreement Terms and Conditions all databases are for private individual study and research only.  They must not be used for commercial purposes.   Users may not reproduce, distribute, display, modify, transfer or transmit, in any form, or by any means, any Database or Service or any portion thereof.

For more information about trial and new databases, please see the A-Z Database List on Library Guides.

 

 

Academic Search Complete

Multi-disciplinary full-text database.

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Artstor

Trial database. Access ends 31 December 2020.

Artstor provides faculty and students with a complete image resource in a wide array of subjects with the breadth and depth to add context beyond the confines of your discipline.If you want to download images you must create an account.

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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.

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Bloomsbury Professional Online

Trial database. Access ends 28 November 2020.

Bloomsbury Professional provide a range of online products covering UK tax, financial reporting and law; plus Irish tax and law. Covered in this trial subscription: Irish Company Law; Irish Employment Law; Irish Tax; Murdoch and Hunt Encyclopedia of Irish Law.

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British Standards Online

Access to British, adopted European and international standards. From December 19, 2020, the FileOpen plugin will be required to access BSOL documents, find out more here

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Business Source Complete

Business related database.

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Cinahl Plus with Full Text

Nursing and allied health literature.

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Dictionary of Irish Biography

Biographical dictionary for Ireland. Not currently searchable using MultiSearch.

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Digital Theatre+

Digital Theatre+ enables students to access an ever-growing collection of classical, contemporary and international theatre as well as archive collections, covering a breadth of genres, periods and forms, and interviews with current leading practitioners. 

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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.

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EBSCOhost Web

Search across all or selected EBSCO databases including MultiSearch. 

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Emerald

General management and engineering/facilities management.

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GreenFILE

Covers human impact to the environment.

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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.

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IHS

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.

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Irish Newspaper Archives

Irish Newspaper Archives is the world’s largest and oldest online database of Irish newspapers. A fast and easy way to access newspapers from 1738 all the way up to the current day.

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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.

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isurv

isurv is the definitive way of locating and accessing built environment information. Created by RICS, the online subscription service gives insight from industry practitioners and legal experts. It is designed to help you effectively put theory into practice, increase your knowledge and potentially help to resolve workplace issues.

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JoVE Education

A video library dedicated to teaching the practice and theory of scientific experiments through engaging and easy-to-understand visual demonstrations. See here for information on DkIT’s access to JoVE.

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JSTOR

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

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Mintel

Mintel is the expert in what consumers want and why. The world’s leading market intelligence agency, Mintel provides analysis of consumers, markets, new products and competitive landscapes for a unique perspective on global and local economies.

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MultiSearch

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

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Naxos Music Library

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

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NSAI Standards and ISO Standards Collection

NSAI (National Standards Authority of Ireland) is Ireland’s official standards body. Operating under the National Standards Authority of Ireland Act (1996), they are accountable to the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation. As Ireland’s Official standards body, NSAI aims to inspire consumer confidence and create the infrastructure for products and services to be recognized and relied on, all over the world. The full collection of NSAI standards and ISO standards collection via NSAI are available. 

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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.

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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.

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RILM Abstracts of Music Literature (Epnet)

Music and music-related disciplines from 1967. Limited to 4 simultaneous users.

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Royal Marsden Manual Online

This manual draws together up‐to‐date procedures and practices, providing an essential resource of current knowledge against which nurses can critically analyse the judgements they exercise in a variety of clinical settings.

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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.

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Scopus

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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