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Finding Information2018-09-20T10:03:08+00:00

Finding Information

There are a wide variety of information sources available to you, both in the library and online.

There are a wide variety of information sources available to you, both in the library and online from library subscribed sources and other rescources.

Please see below for more details:

Finding print books and other library materials

Find all print books, CDs, DVDs and other physical materials in the library.

Print books & other library material

eBooks

Search Library subscribed eBooks here:

eBooks

A to Z Online Resources

Search the databases that IT Tralee subscribes to across all subject areas. You can choose either search a specific database separately or a large number of databases simultaneously through our Multisearch option.

A to Z Online Resources

Journal articles online and e-journals

The IT Tralee Library subscribes to thousands of online journals through its database subscriptions.

Journal articles & e-journals

Exam Papers

The Library’s Exam papers database holds past exam papers in all academic subject areas in the Institute for a period of 5 years.

Exam Papers

Subject Guides

The Library’s online subject and information guides (also know as LibGuides) can help you to find the books, journals and relevant online information needed for your course.

Subject Guides

Ask library staff for help

Library staff are here to help you make the best use of our information resources. If you need assistance finding a book or have any information request or other query about services in the library, then you can always ask a member of Library staff. Staff are always available at the main library desk to offer help and assistance or you can contact us by phone or e-mail.  The library’s contact details are available at the bottom of the page or, alternatively, you might want to visit our support section.

Support

Google Scholar

Google Scholar can be a really useful resource also. Please remember to always search the Library’s subscribed databases also, either directly or through Multisearch as only a limited number of academic journals articles are made freely available through Google Scholar.

You can configure Google Scholar to allow automatic access to IT Tralee Libraries subscription. This will give you access to more full text information.

  • You will need to set up IT Tralee as your institutional library in the settings in Google Scholar. (Go to settings and then library links) add “Institute of Technology Tralee- IT Collection and Save.
  • Once you have set up IT Tralee as your Library, when you do a search you will see “IT Collection” beside content IT Tralee libraries subscibes to. 
  • Once you select this link you will be prompted to login. 
  • Login with your valid IT Tralee computer account. 
Google Scholar

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