Databases are large searchable collections of information made up of journals, books, magazines, newspapers, and more. They are can be multi-disciplinary covering a wide range of subjects or very focused on a single topic. What they have in common is that they contain information from reliable sources. The Library provides access to many databases for their students from their website, some of these are trusted free examples others are subscribed to by the library and will require the student to log on with a username and password.
ACCESS FROM THE LINKS BELOW: From each link you will be prompted for your student number and AIT password. Staff will be prompted for your staff username and AIT password.
A Journal also called a serial is a professional publication that generally focuses on one topic. If a journal is peer reviewed it means that a board of experts has read and approved the articles for publication.
ACCESS FROM THE LINKS BELOW: From each link, use the drop down menu to look for Irish Edugate Federation and then click on Athlone Institute of Technology.