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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 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 purposes. Data cannot be passed on to any third party by any means (including social media). 

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.

Academic Search Complete

Multi-disciplinary full-text database.

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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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British Standards Online

Access to British, adopted European and international standards.

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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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Regional Business News (Epnet)

Business journals, newspapers and newswires from all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.

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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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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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