Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Mayo Campus - Extended Opening Hours

Mayo Campus Library open until 8pm, 
Mon - Thurs from this week until Thurs Dec 19th. 
Open Sat mornings 10am-1pm, 
Sat 30th Nov, Sat 7th & 14th Dec.

Monday, November 25, 2013

Free Trial to Very Short Introductions

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Since the series was launched it has continued to offer new books each year for students and scholars, and the avidly curious, offering a bridge between reference content and higher academic work. All titles provide intelligent and serious introductions to a huge range of subjects, written by experts in the field who combine facts, analysis, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make challenging topics highly readable.
Your trial provides access to an exciting new online resource, offering scholars and students OUP's premier publishing series in an easily discoverable, fully cross-searchable, and highly accessible format.

To begin using Very Short Introductions, visit

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Free trial access available on campus until 31st December 2013.

Friday, November 15, 2013

The Self Issue is Back!

The self-issue machine at the Dublin Rd. library is back up and running...
You can issue & return your own books again!!!!

Thursday, November 14, 2013

EndNote Upcoming Training Sessions

EndNote Online is a bibliographic service which will help you to store and organise your references.

Schedule for the remainder of the year... All welcome!

Tuesday 19th November    12:00 - 1:00pm 
Monday 25th November    2:30 - 3:30pm 
Wednesday 4th December 11:00 - 12:00pm 
Thursday 12th December   4:00 - 5:00pm 

Please join us to find out how to collect references quickly and easily from online sources (databases, library catalogues & web pages) and insert them into a Word document instantly using 'Cite While You Write'.

Sessions will be held in the Library IT room (Ground Floor). 

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Information on Eduroam (Wireless Network)

Eduroam (education roaming) is the secure, world-wide roaming access service developed for the international research and education community.

Eduroam allows students, researchers and staff from participating institutions to obtain Internet connectivity across campus and when visiting other participating institutions by simply opening their laptop.

For more information go to:

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Access to British Standards Online has been restored!

Irish Newspaper Archives - New Search!

The Irish Newspaper Archives has launched their New APA5 Search!

With increased searching and browsing speeds and an incredibly smooth and fluid User Interface, APA5 aims to make life that little bit easier.

Add to this increased functionality such as Share With Facebook & Twitter, Save As Pdf, Text View for Scanned Articles APA5 will create a new and exciting user experience. 

Connect to the archive using the same url:
The archive is compatible with the following Browsers, please ensure where possible to have the latest versions of the browser downloaded.
  • Google Chrome
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Internet Explorer 9
  • Safari
The new interface is much more modern looking!