Monday, 16 January 2017

Library is open as usual this week

Some exams are still ongoing so the library is open as usual this week for study and dissertation and project preparation.
  • Monday - Thursday : 9.00am-9.30pm
  • Fridays: 9.00am-5.15pm
  • Saturdays: 9.00am-4.30pm

Friday, 13 January 2017

Call for items LEVEL3, DIT online journal, June 2017

Level3, the DIT online journal, invites articles, reports, think pieces and book reviews for Issue Number 15, June 2017

  • Potential authors are welcome to discuss a proposal with the editors:

  • Author guidelines are available on the journal website:
  • Authors of full articles may opt for peer review or non-peer review
  • Copy-editing and formatting support is provided to all authors
  • Copyright remains with authors
  • Authors are responsible for the accuracy of their own content
  • Ethics of academic publishing apply: editors accept items at their discretion.

Items for Level3 are accepted at any time

The DEADLINE for final items for the June 2017 issue is 22 May.

Thursday, 29 December 2016

How to access past exam papers for the January 2017 exams

Need to find past exam papers in a hurry for the New Year exams?
  • 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 2016 etc
  • Click on your course code e.g DT228. 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 01-402-4894 or email us if you need the passwords. Or grab a 'How to Find Past Exam Papers' printed guide at the library information desk.

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.

Friday, 16 December 2016

Off campus study resources for January exam prep

When studying off campus for the January exams keep the following in mind:

Tip: make sure you have your DIT Library passwords and exam paper passwords before you leave!

Wednesday, 14 December 2016

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