About the library
The library is at the academic heart of the Institute. It is located on the ground floor of the LYIT to the left of the main entrance door. All registered students have full access to the library and services provided until September 14 of the following year. The library endeavours to support the educational and research needs of staff and students.
Students are requested to prepare to finish their studies 10 minutes before closing time. Please respect the rights of other students to a quiet area in which to study and please remain silent until you have vacated the library.
Registered students have full access to the library and services provided until the 1st of September of the following year.
To see the opening and closing times for the library for the academic year 2013/14, click here.
You can access a digital copy of the library guide by clicking here.
Click here to download a copy of the Library Newsletter
Staff and students from LYIT may visit the following libraries and borrow two items for one week from their normal borrowing collections:
• Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT)
• Institute of Technology Sligo (IT Sligo)
• Athlone Institute of Technology (AIT)
If you wish to visit and borrow books from these libraries please contact the staff at the library information desk in LYIT for an application form and further information. A full description of the terms and conditions for borrowing books within the Reciprocal Borrowing agreement can be found here. An application form can also be downloaded here.
» EBSCO eBooks
Click here from any On-Campus PC to access our current eBook and audiobook trial from EBSCO. Choose from a wide selection of titles covering a broad range of topics within a particular subject area.
» Integrated Search Application
The integrated search enables users to search the Library Catalogue and 14 Databases using a single search.
» DART-Europe E-Theses Portal
DART-Europe is a partnership of research libraries and library consortia who are working together to improve global access to European research theses.
» DOAJ - Directory of Open Access Journals DOAJ - is the Directory of Open Access Journals. The service covers free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals. As of Today 357109 articles are included in the DOAJ database.
Students will be fined for overdue books. » More Information For comprehensive information on all our services please call into the library and collect a copy of the library guide.
Tá na seirbhísí seo a leanas ar fáil go dátheangach:
» Tá ball den fhoireann ar fáil chun seirbhís duine-le-duine a chur ar fáil trí Ghaeilge ag deasc eolais na leabharlainne gach maidin Dé Máirt agus maidin Déardaoin.
»Foilsítear eolaire na leabharlainne go dátheangach.
»Feidhmíonn an leabharlann mar stór d’acmhainní foghlama na Gaeilge.
vDéantar fógraí go léir na leabharlainne a fhoilsiú i nGaeilge agus i mBéarla.
»Tá na foirmeacha leabharlainne ar fáil i nGaeilge agus i mBéarla.
»Cuirtear turas thart ar an leabharlann ar fáil gach bliain trí mheán na Gaeilge.