The library believes in a customised library service and that each and every person who comes inside our door or clicks into our website deserves the best possible service.
The AIT Library provides the learning resources that you need to complete your studies as well as a range of different services and facilities to support all AIT’s Learners, Lecturers, Staff and Researchers. These include:
The library is your starting point for information and academic assignment support. Our mission is to provide quality information and learning resources, and to meet the needs of learning, teaching and research within the AIT and the local community with services of the highest quality.
Athlone Institute of Technology’s library spans the institute's two campuses with the principal library located in the Main Campus (beside the Main Canteen) and the Health Science Library in the East Campus (Nursing Building).
During Termtime we are open Monday to Thursday 9.15am to 9.45pm & Fridays 9.15am to 5.00pm. Saturday openings usually begin in October each year and the opening hours are from 9.15 to 4pm. The online library is open 24/7 on campus or from home at https://library.ait.ie/. Check out the website for current library opening hours and many other library services.
The main library desk will answer most of your library queries.
For more detailed & assignment related queries contact your Subject/Liaison Librarians.
The library opens all year except for public holidays. The library helps you find, evaluate and use information effectively and ethically. It is available for study, borrowing, returning library material, accessing computers and electronic resources. You may also bring your own laptop and connect to the college wireless network.
There are over 175,000 books (e-books and print) available. Also there are over 50,000 journals (academic magazines) in fulltext accessible to students and staff online both on and off campus. The library also hosts a very popular Positive Living section.
There are 4 group study rooms which are bookable and over 32 bookable PCs for use throughout the library.
|Una O’Connor||+353 90 644 firstname.lastname@example.org||Acting Librarian|
|Assumpta Byrne||+353 90 644 email@example.com||Systems Librarian|
|Michael Doheny||+353 90 648 firstname.lastname@example.org||Assistant Librarian: Health Sciences & Reader Services|
|Rosarii Dunne||+353 90 647 email@example.com||Assistant Librarian: Technical Services & Inter-Library Loans|
|Anne Conway||+353 90 644 firstname.lastname@example.org||Senior Library Assistant: Reader Services|
|Tania Marsh||+353 90 644 email@example.com||Senior Library Assistant: Technical Services & Acquisitions|
|Joanne Gillivan||+353 90 648 firstname.lastname@example.org||Library Assistant: Technical Services & Acquisitions|
|Mary Mulryan||+353 90 647 email@example.com||Library Assistant: Reader Services & Disability Liaison|
|Celine Peignen||+353 90 648 firstname.lastname@example.org||Library Assistant: Reader Services & International Liaison|
|Adrienne Nuttall||+353 90 644 email@example.com||Library Assistant|
|Veronica Coughlan||+353 90 644 firstname.lastname@example.org||Library Assistant|
|Annette Moran||+353 90 644 email@example.com||Library Attendant|
|Noel Samuels||+353 90 644 firstname.lastname@example.org||Library Attendant|
Your college ID card is also your Library ID card. Do note though that you may have two ID numbers if you were previously an undergraduate in the college. Check with you Subject Librarian to ensure that your Library record is updated.