IEEE Xplore ALERT: downtime on Friday 20 October from 9pm for 3 hours.....

Dear IEEE Xplore User,

Due to scheduled maintenance, IEEE Xplore will be unavailable from 9:00 PM - 12:00 midnight EDT on Friday, 20 October.

IEEE is committed to making business improvements to ensure our customers always have the best technical architecture available.
This maintenance involves upgrades to the IEEE Xplore file storage environment.
These upgrades will provide greater scalability and increased capacity for IEEE Xplore, and will enable us to better ensure system reliability and performance now and in the future.
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ITT Short Story Competition 2017 Shortlist Announced

THE SHORTLIST



The winners of the ITT Short Story Competition will be announced at a presentation ceremony in the Loose End, at the Civic Theatre Tallaght on Thursday 12th October 2017 at 6pm

There were 193 entries from 36 countries.

This year's judge is Colm Keegan, writer and performance poet.

All are welcome to come along to the ceremony but please let us know by booking at: http://bit.ly/2xXmFpJ

The shortlisted entries for 2017 are:

Fred Canavan - 'Lost and Found'

Hilary Boyd - 'Searching for Seuss'

Jennifer Moore - 'Game Over'

Rodney Oglesby - 'Triptych'

Melanie Napthine - 'Kind'

Pat Nolan - 'Plighting Eddie's Troth'

Dee Roycroft - 'I Sent A Pray To God'

Tony Devlin - 'Coronary Care'

Thomas Nicholson - 'Deals With Dad'

Ursula Brunetti - 'A History of Art and Sex'

The 2016 collection is available now: Together: an anthology: 10 Short listed stories from the IT Tallaght Short Story Competition, 2016: Volume 1 (IT Tallaght Short Story Competition Short List) 





Longer Opening Hours from Monday 2 October...

Monday - Thursday 8am - 8pm
(Desk service 10am - 8pm)
No borrowing before 10am

Friday 8am- 5pm
(Desk service 10am - 5pm)
No borrowing before 10am

Saturday and Sunday Closed
Bank Holiday Mondays Closed

For full details of library opening hours, exhibitions and events go to:
LIBRARY HOURS

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ALERT for users of Emerald database....



Upcoming maintenance on Emerald’s research platform, Emerald Insight, is scheduled to take place on Tuesday 26 September 2017 beginning at 08:00 GMT - lasting for up to 12 hours.
During this time, the site will be placed into ‘read-only’ mode, making the following functionality unavailable for the duration of the upgrade:
Activating access tokens
Adding publications as favourites
Alert subscriptions
Any changes to ‘My Account’ and ‘Institutional Account’
E-commerce
Registration
Search.

Should you access the website during this time, you will receive a notification that the site functionality is temporary unavailable within your browser. Please note that this may also affect some functionality on emeraldpublishing.com.
This essential website maintenance is part of Emerald’s customer focused development initiative, which aims to deliver an enhanced user experience to our customers.
Many thanks for your patience and continued support.

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Library Hours until end of September 2017...

MONDAY - THURSDAY
 9:15am - 7pm

FRIDAY
 9:15am - 5pm

Borrowing facilities not available after 5pm

Due to the unavailability of our self-service machine,  borrowing is unavailable during the following hours 17:00 – 19:00 until the 2nd October 2017.

Please accept our apologies for the inconvenience.

SATURDAY and SUNDAY CLOSED.



For full details of library opening hours, exhibitions and events go to:

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Library Hours from Monday 28th August 2017...

 From Monday 28th August - Sunday 10th September 2017
Out of  Term Hours

Monday - Friday 9.15am - 5pm

Saturday and Sunday Closed

For full details of library opening hours, exhibitions and events go to:


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AUGUST EXAMS - XTRA LIBRARY HOURS!..

Tuesday 8th - Friday 25th August 2016


Monday - Friday 9.15am - 7pm

(Borrowing facilities not available after 5pm)
Please accept our apologies

Saturday 12th and 19th August 10am - 5pm

Closed Saturday 26th August

Closed Sunday
For full details of library opening hours, exhibitions and events go to:
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August 2017 Library Reads..


LibraryReads has announced its top ten list for August 2017.
The list includes new titles from some well known authors including Veronica Henry, Louise Penny, Daniel H. Wilson, Michael Poore, Ann Hood, Leah Weiss, Fiona Davis, Wendy Walker, and Claire Messud.

To see the full list go to:  http://libraryreads.org/

Check your local library for the titles:  Irish Public Libraries

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ITT Short Story Competition 2017



The ITT Short Story Competition is run by the Institute of Technology Tallaght, in conjunction with South Dublin County Council, and in association with the Red Line Book Festival, and is free to enter.

Get your entries in between between 14.00 GMT (Irish Time), on July 24th, 2017 and 12.00 GMT (Irish Time) on August 21st, 2017.!!

Contest Prizes:
First Prize:        €500
Second Prize:  €250
Third Prize:       €150

Further information and the submission form are now available online at: http://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/3520629/a052a65a67b8