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Service Disruption

There may be some off campus access issues between 00.00 AM and 10.00 AM Saturday 30th March. This is due to upgrades on the content management system and unfortunately is outside of WIT Libraries’ control. Apologies for any inconvenience caused.

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Library Ireland Week falls next week from Nov 12th -16th.

WIT Library is celebrating with a book display at the library entrance highlighting literacy, the theme of Library Ireland Week this year.

We’ll also be running drop-in training sessions on Wed Nov 14th, Library Ireland Day. Why not come along during the morning to learn all about the library resources and referencing, or in the afternoon to learn about using Endnote ?

09.30-10.00 – Referencing my essay

10.30-11.00 – Finding articles for my essay

11.30-12.00 – Referencing my essay

12.30-13.00 – Finding articles for my essay

15.00-17.00 – Endnote for Referencing

We look forward to celebrating Library Ireland Week with our users!

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We hope everyone enjoys the mid-term break! We thought it might be fun to take a look at how our users are using ebrary, sp we have put together the top 25 most read eBooks here in the library. Ebrary is our ebooks database which provides over 80,000 ebook titles, accessible from your computer, on or off-campus. To find out more about our ebooks, visit our website.

The top 10 most read eBooks:

Beginning JavaServer Pages is currently the most read ebook in WIT Libraries.
 

If you have any queries regarding ebrary feel free to call into us in the Library, drop by the information desk or find out when the next tutorial is taking place.

Have a nice mid-term!

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We have been notified that Science Direct will be temporarily unavailable over the weekend:

ScienceDirect is expected to be offline and unavailable for approximately 19 hours beginning Saturday, August 25th, 2012 for scheduled maintenance for a new release.

Apologies for any inconvenience caused.

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WIT Libraries is delighted to hear that our interactive online EndNote tutorial has been added to PRIMO: the Peer-Reviewed Instructional Materials Online database.

PRIMO is an American Library Association (ALA) / Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL) initiative, that “promotes and shares peer-reviewed instructional materials created by librarians to teach people about discovering, accessing and evaluating information in networked environment”. You can access PRIMO and browse the range of online tutorials and instructional materials by linking the PRIMO logo below.

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If you haven’t checked out our EndNote tutorial yet, you can access it below. The tutorial is designed to bring users through the stages of creating and managing an EndNote library, importing, saving and managing references, and creating Bibliographies and using Cite While You Write. The Online tutorial is jammed with video tutorials and screen-casts, as well as interactive diagrams. You’ll also find an e-copy of WIT Libraries Getting Started with EndNote publication. The WIT Libraries online EndNote tutorial is an ideal support tool for researchers and post-grad students to help them manage their references and citations.

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The WIT Libraries EndNote Tutorial is brought to you by WIT Libraries, and was produced with kind support by WIT eLearning and NDLR funding. You can find out more about NDLR by visiting the NDLR website.

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Hi there,
Hope you are all settling in to the new term and finding your way.
Couple of updates here at WIT Libraries to fill you in –

  • The main desk has got a bit of  a facelift – we think it is much better, what do you think?
  • Like us on Facebook here or follow us on Twitter @witlibraries,  you might get lucky and win a prize before mid-term
  • Wiley Online is back up running and is a really useful resource, give it a look on our databases page 

  • MultiSearch continues to be popular – use it to search all our databases together

  • The Information Desk is open and there to help you – drop by, call 051-302840 or email libinfo@wit.ie
  • Don’t forget we are open on Saturday’s, its a great time to get work done and there are always pcs available

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