Distance Education Students

We have a special package of facilities available for all distance education students. These are in addition to the resources and services as listed on the relevant Aungier St site webpages.

smallarrow.jpg Book Postal Scheme: The service is for Aungier St. students
who are on distance learning/part time programmes and reside outside
Dublin. Only books available in DIT Library Aungier St. can be borrowed
through this service. Normal lending quota applies. To avail of this
service register with our Book Postal Scheme, use the online library
catalogue to identify what books you need and we will send them to
your home address. For further information contact  Ask a Librarian or
ring us at 01-4023068.

Postal Service Info and Application Form

smallarrow.jpg OnLine Reference Service: Need help with sourcing
information for your dissertation? Want to know how to use a particular
database or e-journal? Contact our Ask a Librarian service. Queries can
often be answered straight away but you are guaranteed an answer by
the next working day. Our aim is to assist you in any way we can.

smallarrow.jpg Hard-copy Journal Articles: If the article you need is not
available online but is in our hardcopy collection – we will make every
effort to get it for you.

smallarrow.jpg Electronic Resources: DIT Library Service now subscribes to
over 30,000 electronic journals and to all of the leading academic
databases. Set yourself up with an access PIN and this vast library is
available to you from your home PC. Simply login to the library website
to get started. Online guides are available for most databases. If you
need assistance in getting set up or in using any of our electronic resources please contact us via the Ask a Librarian service or by ringing us at 01-4023068.

smallarrow.jpg Inter Library Loans: If the items you need– books, journal articles, conference papers, reports - are not available in our collection, we can request them on interlibrary loan on your behalf. Requests should be sent to the InterLibrary Loans Dept., DIT Library, Aungier Street, Dublin 2. This is a fee based service and some books may only be read on the premises. Email us or ring 01-4023068 for further details.

smallarrow.jpgALCID Cards and Letters of Introduction: If you are a post-graduate student studying at Masters level or higher, we can provide you with an ALCID card. This will enable you to use any or all of the university libraries in Dublin and nation wide for study and reference purposes. We can also provide undergraduate students with letters of introduction to colleges nationwide. For further details and an ALCID application form click HERE. To request a letter of introduction contact the library at 4023068 or email via Ask a Librarian.

smallarrow.jpg SCONUL Access Scheme: DIT Staff and Research postgrads (i.e., MPhil and PhD students) can also avail of the SCONUL Access Scheme. This allows you to visit, study in, research and BORROW from 180 participating member libraries throughout Ireland and the UK. All Irish University libraries, with the exception of Trinity College Dublin, are members of the scheme. Application Forms for SCONUL Access cards are available at the Main Library Desk. Further details of the scheme are available on the SCONUL Access website, or ring the Library at 4023068.


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