Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Help increase our Facebook 'Likes'

Spread the word: We need your help increase our 'Likes'...

Like us at

... and remember 'sharing is caring'! 

Extended Opening Hours - Dublin Rd. Library

Starting this weekend the library will be open until 9.00pm on Friday and 10.00am - 1.00pm on Saturday.

Our opening hour until December 21st are:

 Monday  9am – 10pm
Tuesday   9am – 10pm
Wednesday   9am – 10pm
Thursday  9am – 10pm
Friday  9am – 9pm
Saturday  10am – 1pm

Monday, November 23, 2015

PhD on Track

Checkout PhD on Track - a resource for PhD students who are beginning their research career, and who want to learn more about information, the literature for research purposes and about how to get published.

DawsonEra eBooks update

 In line with industry best practice security measures, Dawson eBooks would like to notify you that they have enabled the reCAPTCHA functionality on the dawsonera Reader platform today. This is being implemented as part of their ongoing effort to maximise the security of content and accounts.

Most users will be completely familiar with this feature as it is a common occurrence on websites and therefore we are confident that it should not impact the user experience on the platform.

Find out more

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Congratulations, Graduates!

Well done & congratulations to all who are graduating today and tomorrow.

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Today's Lunctime Talk - Wed. 18 Nov.

We are delighted to welcome Professor Gearóid Ó Tuathaigh to give the lunchtime talk to in GMIT today.

Putting History on TV : An Historian’s Perspective

by Professor Gearóid Ó Tuathaigh 

1pm – 2pm in the Dublin Road Library Training Room (973)

Tea/Coffee served - All are welcome!


Tuesday, November 17, 2015

‘The Irish Times’ unveils new third-level student service

‘The Irish Times’ unveils new third-level student service

Today's Lunchtime Talk - Tues. 17 Nov.

Join us today for a lunchtime poetry reading by Seán Lysaght
Seán, recently retired from the Mayo campus, has published several books of poetry. 
We are delighted to welcome Sean to the library today at 1.00pm in the Training Room.

Tea/coffee available - All welcome.

Monday, November 16, 2015

Fines Amnesty this week for Library Ireland Week

It's Library Ireland Week... clear your conscience at the Dublin Road and CCAM campus libraries. Any overdue books returned to us this week, 16th-20th November, are exempt from fines!

Today's Lunchtime Talk - Mon. 16 Nov.

CCAM lecturer, Blaise Drummond, was commissioned by Louis Vuitton to create a travel book based on his journey to the Arctic. Blaise will give a talk in the library on his experience of this project.

Date : 1.00pm on Monday 16th Nov

Venue : Training Room, Library, Dublin Road

All welcome
Tea/coffee available

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Library Ireland Week starts Monday

The following are the library lunchtime events:

The Arctic: Creating the Louis Vuitton Travel Book
by Blaise Drummond
Mon 16th November at 13.00

Poetry Reading
by Seán Lysaght 
Tue 17th November at 13.00

Putting History on TV : An Historian’s Perspective
by Prof Gearóid Ó Tuathaigh 
Wed 18th November at 13.00

Venue – Dublin Road Library – Training Room (973)

All are welcome - Tea/Coffee will be served.

We look forward to seeing you!

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Film & Performing Arts - Free Trial

Check out the Film & Performing Arts Discipline Collection from JSTOR.

This collection provides a diverse set of high-quality journals that serve researchers and scholars in fields that rely on film and performing arts titles to support their work.

Title List:
Black Camera 1536-3155
Film History: An International Journal 0892-2160
Framework 0306-7661
Jewish Film & New Media 2169-0324
Journal of Film and Video 0742-4671
The Eugene O'Neill Review 1040-9483
The Moving Image 1532-3978

Go to: until 16 November 2015.

Monday, November 2, 2015

Cite them Right Online

... for all your referencing requirements!


This site will help you to reference just about any source, and understand how to avoid plagiarism. Visit for more guidance.

Free trial on campus until 15 December 2015.

Free Trial to Education Source

The Most Authoritative Resource for the Study of Education. - Please contact the library login details.

Full text for more than 1,900 journals
Indexing and abstracts for more than 3,500 journals
Full text for more than 550 books and monographs
Full text for numerous education-related conference papers
And much more…

Check out ERIC, the Education Resource Information Center.

Providing access to education literature and resources. The database provides access to information from journals included in the Current Index of Journals in Education and Resources in Education Index. The database contains more than 1.3 million records and links to more than 323,000 full-text documents dating back to 1966.

To access go to the library database page or access directly from