Monday, 17 November 2014

Library Week- Assignment Focus

 Endnote WebThis week is National Library Week and the theme this year is 'Open for Business'. Yeats Library is 'open for business' with the focus this week on  resources to help you through your assignments such as Summon searching,  Endnote Web and assignment support guides available on Yeats Library Moodle page.

Drop-in labs for Endnote Web will be available from Mon-Wed at lunchtimes, 1.10-1.50pm,
in room B1041 and there will be a pop-desk on the corridor with guides on getting started with your assignment.

Tuesday, 11 November 2014

Science Week 9th-16th Nov

Science Week takes place this week promoting how we use science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) in our everyday lives.
The schedule of lectures for Science Week is as follows:

Tuesday 11th November
1pm, Ireland’s Weather: A Journey through Time -Evelyn Cusack, Deputy Head of Forecasting, Met Éireann and Radio/TV weather broadcaster
7.30pm, Botox: One of the World’s Most Versatile Medicines-Carmel Keane, Allergan Ltd

Wednesday 12th November
1-2pm, Nature Walk at IT Sligo Campus – Michael Casey, IT Sligo and Michael Bell, BirdWatch Ireland (the Fish Monument at 1pm)
7.30pm, Accident, Suicide or Homicide – Dr Michael Curtis, Deputy State Pathologist

Thursday 13th November
7.30pm Infomar: Mapping our Marine to Manage Our Future -Thomas Furey, Joint Infomar Programme Manager, Marine Institute

Friday 14th November
7.30pm, The Reintroduction of Birds of Prey in Ireland - Lorcan O’Toole, Golden Eagle Trust and BirdWatch Ireland.

Thursday, 6 November 2014

Literature Review Week - Now Available

Please click HERE to view the talks listed below from Literature Review Week which took place from Oct 20th-23rd.

Topics covered included:
Plagiarism in Lit Reviews: a tricky path by Perry Share Head of School of Business & Social Sciences
Turnitin by Brian Coll, Lecturer in School of Engineering & Design
Tidy your wardrobe! Writing your Literature Review by Louis Mc Manus, Lecturer in Art from School of Engineering & Design
Tools & tips for your study life by Fiona Fox & Áine Meehan, Yeats Library