Library Hours from Monday 4th December 2017.....

MONDAY - THURSDAY    0800 - 20:00
FRIDAY    08:00 - 17:00
SATURDAY 9th and 16th December  CLOSED

MONDAY 18th December - Thursday 21st  December
09:15 - 17:00
Friday 22nd December  09:15 - 15:30

For full details of all library hours, exhibitions and events go to:
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Exam Revision Workshop Saturday 9th December 10-12pm

Worried about the upcoming exams?
Go to the Exam Revision Workshop on 9th December at 10 am.
Register at the Department of Lifelong Learning Office on the ground floor of the Main Building.
The workshop will cover:
 Tips and approaches to your exam revision
 Managing your workload
 Helpful memory techniques
 Exam timetables and how to access them
 Transport to the Basketball Arena and what to expect when you get there
 Managing yourself on the day of the exam
 How your exams will be marked
 Demystifying GPA calculations
 Appeals and resits

Please contact the Part-time Office by phone at 01 404 2101 or by e-mail at if you have any questions.

LibraryReads top ten list Winter 2017

LibraryReads has announced its top ten list for Winter 2017.
The list includes new titles from some well known authors including Andy Weir, Elizabeth Berg, Felicity Hayes-McCoy, Mary Balogh, Lee Child, Louise Erdrich, Matthew Weiner, Caroline Fraser, Arnaldur Indridason and S. A. Chakraborty.

To see the full list go to:

Check your local library for the titles:  Irish Public Libraries
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Library open Saturdays from November 11th...

The Library will open on Saturdays from 10am - 5pm starting on Saturday 11th November 2017

Library Hours
Monday -Thursday 8am - 8pm
Friday - 8am - 5pm
Saturday 10am - 5pm
Closed on Sundays and Bank Holidays
For full details of library hours, exhibitions and events go to:
 Library Opening Hours 
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ITT Short Story Competition 2017 - Winners Announced.

The top three stories in the 2017 Short Story Competition were announced at a ceremony in the Civic Theatre on the 12th of October. The results were:

1st Prize: Tony Devlin - 'Coronary Care'

2nd Prize: Jennifer Moore - 'Game Over'

3rd Prize: Ursula Brunetti - 'A History of Art and Sex'

Many thanks to competition judge Colm Keegan and especially to the writers who came to read on the day.

Here's Colm with Pat Nolan reading from the wryly funny 'Plighting Eddie's Troth'.

And Dee Roycroft with the wondrous, heartrending 'I Sent A Pray To God'.

Look out for the 2017 anthology - available soon!

Reading Week - Library open normal hours except closed on Monday 30 Oct Bank Holiday...

Monday 30th October 2017 - Friday 3rd November 2017

Monday 30 October - Closed for October Bank Holiday

Tuesday 31st October  - Thursday 2nd November       8am - 8pm
Friday 3rd November       8am - 5pm

Saturday 4th November  - Closed
For full details of library opening hours, exhibitions and events go to:

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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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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:

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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’

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
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...

 9:15am - 7pm

 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.


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

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