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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 14th 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.

The new Library NewsLetter can be downloaded here

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Google Scholar

The Library at LyIT has partnered with Google Scholar to facilitate direct access to electronic journals and other electronic content that we have subscribed to on your behalf. This service is supplemental and is not a replacement for LOLA or the library catalogue you need to search subject specific and interdisciplinary academic databases for in-depth, comprehensive academic research. More information can be found here.

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Joint Institutional Repository

The libraries of LyIT, IT Sligo and GMIT recently launched an Institutional Research Repository in February of this year. The Repository provides a platform for scholarly output and research for staff and students at LyIT, preserving a permanent record of the research output of the Institute and increasing the visibility of CUA research. The Repository will contain research theses including PhDs, Doctorates and Master degrees, in addition under the National Principles for Open Access Policy Statement, the Repository will also gather other research outputs such as journal articles, monographs, books and book chapters, conference papers and working papers. A full range of policies covering Open Access (OA), copyright, licensing, deposit and content will comply with internationally accepted standards used by national and international repositories. In the near future we will have archives held in the Repository harvestable by RIAN which would showcase our research to a national and international audience.

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eRentals can provide a cost effective/instant alternative to borrowing hard copy titles through our interlibrary loan service, you can access Dawsonera here then browse through the eBook collection. Once you find the title you can select it to rent by clicking on the small rental icon beneath the book.

Please email the library if you would like a one-to-one demonstration on accessing eRentals.

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.

An Ghaeilge

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» 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.
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»Cuirtear turas thart ar an leabharlann ar fáil gach bliain trí mheán na Gaeilge.


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