Irish Newspaper Archives-trial until 30th April 2015..

The library has arranged a trial to Irish Newspaper Archive until 30 April 2015.
Irish Newspaper Archive is the world's largest online archive of Irish national, regional, out-of date newspapers, journals and other documents of historical interest.
The content is updated daily with both legacy newspapers and current newspapers.
You will be able to search, retrieve, print and save information from more than 30 titles dating from 1738 to the present day, including the Irish Independent, the Irish Press, the Irish Farmers Journal, The Freemans Journal and many more.

To access please go to: Irish Newspaper Archives and enter your library PIN details

Retrieve and view Ireland's past exactly as it was originally published!
                                           Irish Independent April 26 1916 

    Freemans Journal January 2 1924
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EMERALD Database Downtime...

Due to upcoming maintenance the database Emerald Insight, is scheduled for downtime to take place on Friday 20 February 2015, between 23:00 GMT and 03:00 GMT. During this maintenance window, Emerald Insight will be unavailable for up to 1 hour. If you access the website during this time you will receive a 'connection timeout', or similar message, within your browser. Please note that this may also affect some functionality on

The website maintenance updates are part of Emerald's customer focused development initiative, which aims to deliver an enhanced user experience.
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E-TEXTBOOKS on library shelf for you to download....

The library shelves now host a growing collection of free peer-reviewed electronic textbooks to view from the comfort of your smart phone ,device, pc or laptop. 
If you see a box on the library shelf like the ones in the picture above all you have to do is capture the QR code on the box to download the book. You will need a QR scanning app. on your smart phone to do this, or visit the URL beneath the code on the box.

Listed below are some of the books with class number that you can download straight from the shelf:
301     Introduction to Sociology 
330     Principles of Economics 
338.5  Principles of Micro-Economics  
339     Principles of Macro-Economics  
515     Pre-calculus 
519.5. Introductory Statistics 
530     College Physics 
570     Biology 
570     Concepts of Biology 
571     Anatomy and Physiology 
973     U.S. History
You can also access these books in other ways:
Search for title of book on the library catalogue and click on link to download the book.
Go to: Databases A-Z and select OpenStax e-books and click on the cover of the book you want.
Open Stax College is a not for profit organisation committed to improving student access to quality learning materials.

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Free trial to Science Reference Modules on ScienceDirect until 15th March ..

Reference Modules contain trusted peer-reviewed content from Elsevier reference works as curated by a world class editorial board

It is designed for faster, more relevant browsing with a subject area with "featured articles" for quick, clear overviews, subject hierarchies and guidance which brings researchers to related knowledge.

The current trial provides access to three modules:

Chemistry, Molecular Sciences and Chemical Engineering - Editor in chief - Jan Reedijk

Biomedical Sciences - Editor in chief - Michael Caplan

Earth Systems and Environmental Sciences - Editor in chief - Scott A. Elias

For more information click here

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