Thursday, October 31, 2013

Free Trial - Gale Artemis: Literary Sources

With over five million documents and growing, no other publisher can offer the range and depth of Gale Artemis: Literary Sources - the complete online literature subscription which brings together all of Gale's finest literature resources on one platform including:
  • Literature Resource Center
  • Literature Criticism Online
  • Scribner Writers Online 
  • Twayne's Authors Online
A free trial to Gale Artemis is available on campus until 11th November 2013 using this url:
As always we welcome your feedback.

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Competition Winners

Congratulations to our Facebook competition winners Brian Conroy (Mayo campus) and Rachel Maguire (CCAM campus) who both receive a €20 book token.

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

British Standards Online - Access Problems

We are currently experiencing access problems to British Standards Online.

Please use to access this resource (on campus only)

Apologies for the inconvenience, we are working on resolving this issue.

Monday, October 21, 2013

Library Closed - Bank Holiday Monday

Please Note: The library is closed next Monday the 28th October 2013.

 The online library is available 24/7 to:

  • Access MultiSearch the library's online search engine
  • Read over 100,000 Ebooks
  • View our Ejournals
  • Renew your Books

Friday, October 18, 2013

Main Library Open this Saturday

The Dublin Road campus library will be open this Saturday 19th Oct from 10am to 1pm for GMIT Open Day.

Regular weekend opening hours will start 22nd November (Friday 9.00 -21.00, Saturday 10.00 - 13.00

Library Ireland Week 2013

Library Ireland Week will take place from the 11th – 15th November 2013.

The week raises the profile of Irish libraries and information service professionals and showcases the resources, facilities, events, and services to be found across the Irish library landscape. Discover and celebrate the depth of resources on offer in Irish Libraries this week - just Think Outside the Book.

Visit the Library Ireland Week Website at

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

P-counter Now Accepting New €5 Notes

A new note acceptor has been put in the p-counters for topping up your printing and photocopying accounts.

The kiosk now accepts both old and new €5 notes.

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Upcoming EndNote Drop-in Training

EndNote Online is an online bibliographic service which will help you store and organise your references.

The following sessions are scheduled for October/November 2013:

  1. Thursday 17th October 3:00 - 4:00 pm
  2. Wednesday 23rd October 12:00 - 1:00 pm
  3. Friday 1st November 11:00 - 12:00 am
  4. Tuesday 5th November 12:00 - 1:00 pm
  5. Monday 11th November 3:00 - 4:00 pm

All are Welcome … Ground Floor Library IT Room

Friday, October 11, 2013

Using the keypad on the photocopiers may drive you crazy!

Tips for using the keypad:

• Use your nail  

(back of little finger) 
• Use a stylus 

(end of a pen)

Thursday, October 10, 2013

Self Service - Out of Order

Please note that the library's self service machine, for issuing and returning books, at the main campus is out of order.

If you wish to issue or return books please go to a member of staff at the issue desk. 
The desk is open from 9.30am each morning and closes at 9:30pm Monday - Wednesday, 9:00pm Thursday and 5:00pm Friday.

We hope to have the self-issue working as soon as possible.

Apologies for the inconvenience.

Interesting read from Monday's Health & Living section in the Irish Independent

Gerard O'Regan

Gift of libraries is not just about reading, it's about imagination and mental health

Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Friday, October 4, 2013

Ensure your College Registration is Up-to-date

Students, please ensure your college registration is up to date to avoid disruption of your library services and facilities.

We will be deleting expired accounts in the coming weeks and expired patrons will be unable to check out library materials or access online resources.

Thursday, October 3, 2013

EndNote Basic Drop-in Training

EndNote Basic is an online bibliographic service which will help you to store and organise your references and automatically format citations, reference lists and bibliographies in your documents.

Monday 7th October 10:00 - 11:00 am
Tuesday 8th October 2:00 - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 9th October 1:00 - 2:00 pm
Friday 11th October 10:00 - 11:00 am

Please come along to one of the sessions to find out more.

Ground Floor Library IT Training Room All are Welcome …

Places are limited and will be filled on a first come, first served basis. Group sessions can also be booked by contacting the library at