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Possible service interruption when searching library databases & electronic journals on Sunday May 16

On Sunday May 16 2010 commencing around 4pm there may be some service interruption or downtime when accessing the library databases and electronic journals. This is due to essential maintenance and will last for up to 10 hours.
Please accept our apologies for the inconvenience this may cause.

Interested in Politics? Check out our website of the week: Political Science Resources, Politics and Government around the world

The British General Election will take place on May 6th 2010. For a gateway to many of the key sources of information, the General Election page of Politicsresources.net is very hard to beat. The site also includes some original content, as in this page about the party leaders' TV debates (the first ever in Britain).
There are five main sections:
* Parties, candidates and the election
* Polls, predictions, statistics and tactical voting
* Hung Parliament
* Newspaper and TV General Election sites
• Other election sites and information To gain a really comprehensive picture of the British General Election- its issues, the range of party policies and voters' views - would take a lot of reading of many sources. Politicsresources.net does an immense service in making this task that bit more achievable, by its channelling of the daily news and the variety of ideas being expressed.
http://www.politicsresources.net/

Tell Us What You Think - Library Survey about Find ITT Search


The Find ITT search option was introduced last year and allows users to search across several pre-selected databases and the library catalogue at the one time.

We now want to find out what you the user think of it so far, - do you find it easy to use or difficult to use - we want to know!

We would appreciate if you would take a couple of minutes to complete this survey.
Please click on Go To Survey or click in the box above and start telling us what you think!
or click http://www.surveygizmo.com/s/242957/find-itt

Want to know more about Find ITT? Click here to find out.
or visit the library website at http://library.ittdublin.ie
Thank you

Library Ireland Week 2010 @ ITT Dublin-Winners Announced!


Our thanks to everyone who participated in Library Ireland Week at the library ITT Dublin.
All those who returned items to the library between 8-12 March were entered into a draw.
The winners are:
Michael Lennon (x0006442) who won a camera sponsored by Open Book Co.
Greene's our Campus bookshop sponsored book tokens.
Elaine McNamara (x00052110)
Paul Fyffe (x00077345)
Christopher Irabor (x00071966)
Daimlola Agundbiade (x00065253)
Collins Library Supply Ltd. also sponsored book tokens.
Ngozi Igwe (x00064320)
Mehdi El Harate (x00077140)
Kempco Constuction sponsored our "Donate an item to the library". Those who donated a book or DVD entered a draw to win a fabulous book. Winners:
Trish Medcalf, Sandra Reid, Debbie Murphy and Marcella Nievas (Marcella picured above with ITT Dublin Library Ireland Week organiser Linda Bennett).

Congratulations to all of our winners
and a big thank you to our sponsors.

Library Ireland Week 2010 @ Library ITT Dublin 8-12 March

Celebrate Library Ireland Week 8-12 March
Come along to the Library @ ITT Dublin
You could win a prize!

Return an Item to the Library and be entered into a draw

From the 8th to 15:30 on 12th of March at 3.30 pm anyone returning an item to the library will be entered into a draw. Prizes include a camera and a selection of book tokens.

If you return your item at the self service centre, place you receipt into the box beside the self service centre.

LATE ITEMS should ONLY be placed in the box marked LATE ITEMS at the library desk.

Get off Scot Free at the library!

During Library Ireland week any late items returned will not incur any penalty what so ever. Late items will be removed from your account within 24 hours. So go on then dig out those books from under the bed!

Exhibition - Robert Emmet


For the month of March an exhibition on the life of Robert Emmet will be on display in ITT Dublin library.

Members of the public are welcome to come along to see this exhibition and to see what our library has to offer.

Donate an Item

Has a book ever kept you spellbound? I have found myself lucky enough to be totally absorbed by many books. Some of which I have donated to the library so I can recommend them in our monthly reads. (Send an email to library.news@ittdublin.ie to join this group).

Do you have any books or DVDs gathering dust that you would like to donate to the library? If you do so during Library Ireland Week you will be entered in to a draw for some super prizes.

There is something about words in expert hands, manipulated deftly, they take you prisoner. Wind themselves around your limbs like spider silk, and when you are so enthralled you cannot move. They pierce your skin, enter your blood, and numb your thoughts. Inside you they work their magic.” From The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield

Fill in the pink slip at the library desk and place in the item, put the item in the box marked donations at the library desk…
Prizes include a collection of books.

Library Ireland Week is brought to you by the following sponsors:
Collins Library Supply Ltd.
Emerald
Kempco. Construction

Greene’s Bookshop

The Open Book Company

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Library catatlogue updated




The library catalogue was updated over the break. Please let any member of the library staff know if you have a problem with any of our online services, like exam papers and accessing e-journals.



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Welcome Back for Spring Semester


Welcome back for the Spring semester and
a special welcome to all our new Erasmus students.
Come along and see what the library has to offer.
Our staff are looking forward to helping you.

Library Online Services


Due to essential maintenance the library’s online services will be unavailable from 6pm to 10pm on the 26th of January.

We appologize for any inconvenience.

Happy New Year & Good Luck in Exams


The Library wishes all our users a very Happy New Year

and Good Luck in the exams.