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Library Information: Support

Information Guide

Library

The Library advances the mission of AIT by supporting excellence and innovation in education and research.

We foster success by working with faculties and students in the discovery, use and management of Information resources that support teaching, learning and research.

Need Help?

Email Us:   library@ait.ie

Phone Us: 0906442513

Ask Us:       Talk to staff directly via Chat or through

                   Drop-in Clinics and Classes 

                   

Library Information Skills

 Library Information Sessions can help with:

  • 1:1 support consultations for literature searching & finding sources
  • Using databases
  • Developing Search Strategies
  • Finding books and journal articles
  • Referencing and Avoiding Plagiarism
  • Training on Research Profiling 
  • Using Library Guides
  • Digital Literacy Skills
  • Using Open Educational Resources

Sessions can be booked by academics for their modules or by Class Reps for their class or by groups or individual students or staff. 

Check out our Clinics and Classes Weekly Programmes

All sessions are delivered on Zoom at the moment. Join the Library's Zoom channel on the day and time of the programmed session. 

Academic Writing Centre

Academic writing requires a different skill set than normal writing. The Library has created a guide that will lead you through what's involved. The guide covers how to plan your assignment, How to read and evaluate information, How to paraphrase, and how to make the transition from school writing to what expected for third level. The guide is packed full of tips and hints with useful videos. Check out the guide here

There is also The Academic Writing Centre located in the main campus near the canteen it can help you with:

  • One-to-one tutorials on essay writing

  • Writing structure

  • Grammar, punctuation & spelling

  • Brainstorming your essay topic and outline

  • Structuring an argument

  • Developing your ideas/ thesis statement

  • Improving sentence structure and punctuation

  • Avoiding plagiarism

  • Using secondary sources

  • Editing and proofreading techniques

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