To mark Library Ireland Week 2016, the library is hosting an Exhibition of photographs by Paul Butler, which are inspired by the works of John McGahern.
The exhibition “The Deep Well of Want” is a
part of an ongoing research project visualising the role of place and ritual
within the writings of John McGahern.
Library Ireland Week 2016: Walk
in Access to Electronic Resources – Launch at Library IT Tallaght
Library Ireland Week 2016 the Library in IT Tallaght is pleased to announce the
launch of a FREE Walk in Access to Electronic Resources facility. This service
compliments the pre-existing External Reader and External Borrow Memberships
already available at the library. It is now possible to get access a selection
of the library’s electronic resources – licenses permitting. These resources cover subject areas such as science,
engineering, business and humanities. Also included is access to some newspaper
archives. Access is available to any
member of the public who wants to research on these databases, for their own
personal / private use.
To avail of
this service, just register online and book a time slot!
Why not just Google it?
Library pays a subscription to many electronic journals. The articles in these journals are not freely
available online in most cases. The information in these articles is often of
higher quality than that available openly on the web, often reviewed by other
experts in the subject before publication. To find out more about the databases
that the library provides access too, see our Databases and Electronic Resources YouTube playlist at: http://bit.ly/erplaylist
The Databases available are:
full text database. Contains full text for nearly 9000 journals, including more
than 7,700 peer-reviewed journals, PDF content dating back as far as 1887, and
searchable cited references provided for more than 1,400 journals, plus daily
oFull Text access
from 1996 to 50 journals including Journal of the American Chemical Society,
Journal of Chemical Education, Analytical Chemistry, Organic Process Research
& Development, Accounts of Chemical Research, Chemical Reviews.
Environmental Science & Technology and much more.
research database, providing full text back to 1886 for more than 2,300
journals, including more than 1,100 peer-reviewed business publications, and
searchable cited references back to 1998.
Health Library - a searchable suite of databases with access to 1,500 Cochrane
Reviews of current research and practice. Includes systematic review abstracts,
technology assessments, economic evaluations and individual clinical trials.
full text access to a collection of articles from 170 management and business
journals of the highest calibre. Online support for students, teachers,
full-text articles, many with images, in PDF and HTML format, from 1980-current
date. Updated daily. News and periodical articles on a wide range of topics:
business, computers, current events, economics, education, environmental
issues, health care, hobbies, humanities, law, literature and art, politics,
science, social science, sports, technology, and many general interest topics.
oAccess to the
JSTOR Ireland Collection. This is an interdisciplinary collection of journals
and other materials containing a minimum of 75 journals, including journals
with moving walls between 1 and 5 years and ceased journals from the 18th,
19th, and 20th centuries. Over 200 monographs and 2,500 manuscript pages
original research and review articles in an interactive, open access format.
Articles may span the full spectrum of the social and behavioural sciences and
full-text platform, Science Direct, now offers over 25% of the world's STM
(Science, Technical and Medical) full-text articles, and bibliographic book and
journal information integrated with a growing range of authoritative books,
including reference works, handbooks and book series.
(World Advertising Research Centre)
oWARC is a source
of Marketing Communications covering over 45,000 articles, 6,000 case studies,
research reports and summaries, augmented with best practice papers, practical
guides, daily news, email bulletins, statistical data and brings together
experience from industry practitioners. You must use the link above as
searching WARC results are limited when using a Find IT search.
oAccess to the
world's leading citation databases. Authoritative, multidisciplinary content
covers over 12,000 of the highest impact journals worldwide, including Open
Access journals and over 150,000 conference proceedings. Current and
retrospective coverage to 1900 in the sciences, social sciences, arts, and
oAccess to a
small selection of journals in subject areas that range from biotechnology to
strategy management and back.
the Library provides access to open access databases such as:
Introduction of the pop-out
menu (sometimes referred to as the “hamburger” icon) on the top right of
the desktop view includes the link to RefWorks Log In.
completely with Find IT Search and once logged in to Refworks via this link,
results saved to your folder save directly into your RefWorks account. (No need
to export or type up the citation)
a.Refworks accounts are available to everyone, please let your students
ii. Widget Builder:
build a search box and use the code generated to place it on your Moodle or web
Responsive design, mirroring
the interface for smartphones and tablets; Facet pane improvements—easier
include and exclude, ability to search/filter long facet lists, addressed
issues with location of Apply and Cancel)
Better integration of the
Preview Pane; now displayed underneath each result
i.The ‘Preview’ link under
results displays the citation information from Web of Knowledge and remains on
view until you click on the link again to collapse it.
New date picker, including
suggested preformatted date ranges as links
WCAG (Level AA target) /
Section 508 Accessibility Review which will include an update of our
f.Changed “Permalink” text to “Permanent Link”, added a
link icon, and added a success alert after copy; this link can now be found in
the expanded preview pane underneath each result
i.Feel free to use these
links on readings lists and on Moodle.
g.The facets / limits remain on the left hand menu allowing you to select
full text books, or book reviews, or images within a particular discipline, and
7.Room booking for students, and book a research consultation for all, have
been updated to provide reminder e-mails a few hours in advance.
a.Research consultations are available to all, and can
be booked for an hour. A librarian will go through library resources to support
your research and sources to search for your specific research query. This can
be booked at: http://it-tallaght.libcal.com/appointment/18627
We are excited to announce a free one month trial of Sage Video!
Sage Video hosts streaming video collections created to support a range of levels, from reference content for research, to pedagogical content for undergraduate teaching, to higher- level academic interest material. SAGE Video combines originally commissioned and produced material with licensed videos to provide a complete disciplinary resource for students, faculty, and researchers.
You can access the resource at the following link but you must contact the library for the username and password.