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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.


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.


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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WIT Libraries is delighted to share our newly redesigned website, WITCat & MultiSearch online services.

WIT Libraries has unveiled a redesigned and restructured website to support its services, collections and functions, both in-print and online. The redesign provides accessible and logical access to the library’s collection of online resources and database, as well as details on all our services and support points for our users.

ImageThe library homepage and been dramatically redesigned, to allow our users quick access to our search facilities and other important, widely used services. You can access the new library website from http://library.wit.ie.

WITCat has also been improved and revised. Users searching for books, journals, dissertations and other materials in our collections will see a streamlined look to the WITcat. The new look WITCat is designed to make it easier to identify and locate items in our ebook and physical book collections. You can start your WITCard search right from the library homepage.

ImageAnd with our website and WITCat redesign comes the brand new MultiSearch search option. Right from the library homepage, by choosing the MultiSearch option, you can simultaneously search through WITCat, Library Databases, the Institutional Repository and more. The MultiSearch provides one single, simple search box to search and discover WIT Libraries collections of ebooks, books, journals, articles, dissertations and more.


Check back on the blog over the coming days for more highlights from the new website, WITCat and MultiSearch facilities. In the meantime, we’d love to hear your thoughts on the new services. Leave us a comment, or email libinfo@wit.ie.

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JSTOR LogoThe Library has recently added the JSTOR database to our suite of electronic research databases.

JSTOR is a highly regarded archive of over one thousand academic journals and monographs in the area of Social Sciences, Sciences and Health Sciences. If you’re doing research on areas like law, languages, art or architecture, as well as many more, JSTOR will be an invaluable research tool for you.

To begin searching JSTOR, while on-campus, choose JSTOR from the library’s databases page.

JSTOR is co-funded by the library and multiple academic schools and departments within WIT. If you have any queries about JSTOR, please contact libinfo@wit.ie.

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