Wednesday, 19 October 2016

Off campus access to your DIT Library Account and eResources

Did you know that DIT students and staff have an online library account?  If you are not on-campus this week you may wish to know how to renew your books online, reserve a library book or view your reading history

You can also use your DIT Library PIN and/or DIT email password to access ebooks, databases and ejournals, (including scholarly articles, standards and conference papers) from a laptop or from home. For more information see Off Campus Access

Monday, 3 October 2016

Student Group Study Rooms

Kevin St Library has 2 group study rooms available to book for groups of  2-5 students who need a space for peer tutoring, to work on group assignments or practice presentations

Rooms A206 and A207 in the library can be booked for 1 or 2 hour slots from 9am daily. Each room has a plasma screen which can be connected to your laptop or to one of the Library student use laptops. The rooms also have whiteboards and a stationery pack with markers and erasers can be borrowed at the Library Desk.

A207 is the larger group study room and can accommodate two groups of  up to five students (separated by a screen).

Bookings are taken on a first come, first served basis at the library desk. Alternatively email, tweet or phone (01-4024894) the library to make a booking.

Thursday, 22 September 2016

Need course related infomation in a hurry? Try our Find it faster route...

Need to find an e-dissertation, a program doc or a past exam paper in a hurry? One quick search by course code will bring you to the lists for your course:
  • Start at the DIT Library Catalogue
  • Select Title Search from the drop down menu
  • Input your course code e.g. DT299
  • Click on the required information links
NB you may need your Library PIN to open pdf documents.
Need help? Contact us at 01-402-4894 or @KevinStLibrary

Wednesday, 21 September 2016

Finding first year past exam papers

It's never too early to start downloading exam papers as we've discovered this week at the library desk. As there have been so many inquiries here's a quick guide to getting started:
  • Start at the Library Website. Under the E-Resources heading select the 'Exam Papers' link.
  • Choose College of Sciences and Health or College of Engineering (Kevin St) and then 2014 etc
  • Click on your course code e.g DT299. Select your module code and download the pdfs as required
Please note the Student Intranet password is required to access the exam papers off campus. Contact us at 01-4024894 or email us if needed.

To print exam papers see for more info.

NB.The Library scans and uploads every paper received from the Kevin St Exams Office. If a paper is missing please contact your module coordinator.