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September 2017

New Library System

New Library System

 DkIT Library is pleased to announce the implementation of our new Library system. We’re in the process of ironing out the last few glitches, but here are some of the new features to look out for:

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March 2017

MultiSearch has changed

MultiSearch has changed

MultiSearch, DkIT Library’s search engine, has a new look and feel. You run searches in the same way as before, using the limiters on the left hand side to narrow your search.

What’s different:

Busy Library

Busy Library

It's really busy in the Library at the moment and we are asking everyone to remember that "Sharing is Caring!" with approximately 1 pc/laptop for every 45 students and 1 seat for every 10 students.  So free up your pcs/seats when you can and share! 

February 2017

Help with your assignments

Help with your assignments

Need help finding material to support your arguments? Want to know how to access journal articles? What’s the best way to keep records of your reading, create good bibliographies, and use the DkIT style of Harvard Referencing?

Old Books, New Books

Old Books, New Books

DkIT Library's print book collection is expanding!

We have received donations of hundreds of books to complement our main collection. The new (well, new to us!) books are in the areas of social care, drama, alternative therapies, literature, languages and mythology.

January 2017

December 2016

November 2016

BOOkIT

BOOkIT

Finding it hard to get a space or resource? Book a room or PC here. Request the book you want if it's not available - look out for the Request button at the top of the catalogue record.

October 2016

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December 2015

November 2015

IEEE Workshops

IEEE Workshops
The IEEE will be hosting IEEE Xplore sessions in DkIT on Wednesday 11th November 2015. The sessions will provide an overview of the IEEE Xplore platform, including search tips and tricks, what's new, personalisation options and much more.

October 2015

September 2015

Spot checks for ID

Spot checks for ID
Starting this week there will be periodic ID checks in the Library, so please make sure to bring your student ID card with you to the Library and show it if asked.

August 2015

National Heritage Week

National Heritage Week
Did you or anyone you know work in industry in Dundalk? Have you or they a story to share about Carroll's, Harp or Connolly's, or do you have any old work photos stored away? If so, we’d like to hear from you.

July 2015

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April 2015

The Cost of Rubbish

The Cost of Rubbish
Every day a huge amount of waste is generated by users and services in the Library. This impacts on other users and the environment. We would like to reduce the waste.

The Reading Group

The Reading Group

The Reading Group based in DkIT Library is an open forum for discussion of current and classic literature. All are welcome. It meets every Monday at 1pm for an hour and is an ideal way to catch up on your reading while relaxing in a friendly environment. 

March 2015

February 2015

MendelDay

MendelDay
The Library is holding afternoon sessions on how to manage your references using Mendeley on Tuesday 24 February and Wednesday 4 March.

Copyright

Copyright
Keeping in line with copyright law when using online and print library material.

January 2015

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