Thursday, May 26, 2016

Please return your overdue books

Now that exams are finished please return your overdue books. The library needs the books back for future library users to borrow them…

You can check which books are overdue on your account using “My Library Account”.

If there are any inconsistencies, please call us on 091-742785 or email

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Art and Architecture of Ireland now available in JSTOR

The Royal Irish Academy’s Art and Architecture of Ireland is now freely available to download exclusively through JSTOR.

Art and Architecture of Ireland is an authoritative, fully illustrated account of art and architecture in Ireland from the early middle ages to the end of the twentieth-century. The five volumes explore all aspects of Irish art and architecture – from high crosses to installation art, from Georgian houses to illuminated manuscripts, from watercolours and sculptures to photography, oil paintings, video art and tapestries. 

Visit here for more information and view an introductory video about this 1600-year history of Irish art and architecture visit. 

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Monday, May 16, 2016

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Ten search engines that go beyond Google

 Using search engines effectively is now a key skill for researchers.

Free Trial to CINAHL Plus

Our latest free online resources trial is CINAHL Plus, this comprehensive research database provides full text for nursing and allied health journals indexed in CINAHL Plus. Additional materials include full-text evidence-based care sheets, quick lessons and continuing education modules.
CINAHL Plus with Full Text includes publications from the National League for Nursing and the American Nurses Association. Many of the most popular full-text journals are available with no embargo. In addition, this resource offers access to health care books, nursing dissertations, selected conference proceedings, standards of practice, audiovisuals, book chapters and more.

CINAHL Plus with Full Text covers a wide range of topics including nursing, biomedicine, health sciences librarianship, alternative/complementary medicine, consumer health and 17 allied health disciplines.

Access this trial until the end of June 2016 from,uid&profile=ehost&defaultdb=rzh or view the coverage list.

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Reading rooms now available

Reading Rooms are now available to use until the end of the exam period. They will be open Monday to Thursday 6pm to 12pm.

The rooms that are being used are 152 to 164. 

Focus On... Emerald

Emerald is a scholarly publisher of academic journals and books in the fields of management, business, education, library studies, health care, and engineering.

Emerald manages a portfolio of almost 300 journals; here’s some of our most popular titles: 

  • Construction Innovation
  • Corporate Communications: An International Journal 
  • Employee Relations
  • Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management
  • European Journal of Innovation Management
  • International Journal of Event and Festival Management
  • International Journal of Intelligent Computing and Cybernetics
  • International Journal of Retail & Distribution Management
  • Journal of Services Marketing
  • Nutrition & Food Science

Emerald's LearningZone:
Includes a selection of useful resources to complement learners at all levels.

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Good Luck with your Exams!

Wishing all our students the very best of luck with their exams starting today.