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Academic Year 2021-22

Guide to services, spaces & supports from Sept 2021

AIT Library

Service Update September 2021: Our spaces and services will be operating as normal from Monday 6th September 2021, opening 9am. Library team available on email & Live Chat 10am-4pm Monday-Friday to answer questions and offer support. Students & Staff can get 1:1 Zoom/Teams sessions with a Librarian.

Induction & Refresher Sessions for Students: Watch out for Library induction, tours & refresher sessions for students. 

BOOK A STUDY SEAT available to book from Friday 3rd Sept with seats open from Monday 6th Sept
BOOK A COMPUTER available to book from Friday 3rd Sept with seats open from Monday 6th Sept

CLICK & COLLECT services are available with pick-up onsite, continuing throughout the semester
BOOK RETURNS available onsite outside the Main Library & Nursing Building, East Campus
LIVE CHAT from the library website

Academic Staff: In preparation for the new semester:
Preparing Reading Lists: Guide for Academics will provide you with all the information you need to review our collections and our latest book and eBook purchases in your subject area.  
Book a Library Skills Class: Guide for Academics will allow you to book in a skills class for your students, specific to a particular module, assignment or general information skills. 

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24 Hour Online Access

All electronic collections are available to students, researchers and staff through the Library website. Use the Library's Click & Collect Service to put items on hold for pick-up or contact us if you need another format of delivery. Scan & Deliver will be available again from next week. 

Onsite: When onsite, all library users must have an AIT staff or student card to enter the library, wear face-coverings and adhere to all Covid-19 safety measures. 

This guide provides updated information on our onsite and online services for Semester 2 2021. Contact with any questions.


  • All Library Users are required to wear a face-covering when in Library spaces and adhere to AIT COVID-19 safety precautions while on AIT Campus. Full details here: 

  • Staff, students or visitors experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 should not visit Library spaces. Sanitation Stations outside and throughout Library spaces should be used regularly and properly to ensure the safety of all Library Users and Staff. 

  • Library users will enter through the left hand side door in the Library foyer and follow the one-way system in place within the library.

  • Library users will need their student or staff card to enter and exit the Library space to monitor numbers and facilitate contact tracing if needed - data maintained for 4 weeks, student number only. No visitors can be welcomed onsite at this time without advance written permission from the library.

  • Sanitation Stations are available to students outside and within the library spaces for study desks, computers and hand hygiene. 

  • For the Library Print Room and the new Nursing Collection area, a maximum of 4 students can be in the space at a time. 

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