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When you find the book you want you’ll see a shelf number for print books, this will help you find it in the library. For ebooks, simply click on the 'Full Text' link to read it online or download it.
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If you know what you're looking for, then use the authors' surname and a word or two from the title: try to choose unique ones. For instance, type in Curedale design thinking.
Alternatively, you can search using subject words: try starting with product design and use the filter in the left-hand column to narrow down your search.
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Each book that ATU libraries acquire is assigned a Dewey number that identifies its subject matter. This number can be found on the spine of the book. As Dewey is a numerical system the books are arranged on the shelves in numerical order. The following is an outline of the Dewey numbers that are relevant to engineering.
153.35 Imagination, imagery, creativity
658.4 Executive management
745.4 Pure and applied design and decoration
670.285 Computer applications
001-499 & 700-999 are on the Ground Floor
500-699 are on the First Floor
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Students can borrow these books for one week. Books can be renewed twice (online or at the desk) if they have not been requested by other patrons.
For use in the library only: for a maximum of three hours. A fine of 50c per hour or part thereof is incurred if a book is not returned on time, items cannot be renewed.
Reference material is for viewing in the library only. You will find an array of language dictionaries, thesaurus and encyclopaedias in this section.
Materials in this section are for viewing in the library only. They are boxed according to their prearranged number within alphabetically labelled boxes.
We have a large number of ebooks on Design and Innovation when you find one in Search + Find simply click the link provided and log in using your ATU email address and network password.
We have thousands of books, journal articles and reports in print and online but we don't have access to everything. So, if you find that we don’t hold an item that you need, you can use our Document Supply service. This service provides access to books and journal articles which are held at other libraries in the Ireland and overseas.