IT Carlow Library

Support & Guides

Library Guides  

A set of subject guides, useful resources and research assistance compiled by the library team at IT Carlow. Click here to access.
Included are guides giving an Introduction to IT Carlow Library, an introduction to the Search and Find : Online Resources service, and to using E-books.
There is also a comprehensive set of Subject Guides to help you find all the relevant resources in your subject. 

The PACE Programme NEW

IT Carlow Library and the Teaching and Learning Centre have developed The PACE Programme – a suite of modules to help you PlanAccessCritique, and Evaluate resources in the library that you can use for your studies and to help you in completing your assignments. Published modules in this programme are linked below and are also available on the TLC Student Hub:

Module 1: Using the library and online library. This module guides you though accessing library resources and using your library account    

Module 2: Your First assignment. This module provides support to get started with your first assignment, including locating journals and using databases  

Module 3: Citations and references. This module looks at how to include citations in your writing and how to format references using the IT Carlow Harvard Referencing system.    

The modules are available on Blackboard TLC student Hub, this short video gives an introduction.     

Access the IT Carlow referencing guide, Credit Where Credit Is Due, online through the Library Guides Click here to open.

Off-Campus Access

A guide to how to access online resources from off-campus is available. Click here to access.

A video guide is also available. Click here to access.

Consultation Service

The library staff provide an information service to all users. Most information queries can be handled at the issue desk, but in addition appointments can be made with any of the Liaison Librarians to discuss more extensive information finding queries. To book an appointment please contact the library issue desk, or the Liaison Librarians, Brigid Carey, Ronan Lynch and Simon Perry, directly. Click here for contact details

FAQs

Click here to see a list of Frequently Asked Questions »

Library Desk

The library desk is located just inside the entrance to the Learning Resource Centre. If you wish to borrow or to return library material or if you need information assistance, call to this desk. The desk is always staffed while the building is open.