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Guide to ATU Library for Furniture Industry students

Welcome to the Library.

I'm Suzanne Rushe, your Subject Librarian for Furniture Design & Technology, if you need any help just ask in the Library or email me.

This is an introductory guide to help you find key, academic resources while studying at Letterfrack and show you how to make use of them. Hopefully, it will answer most of the questions that you have about the library resources.


The guide provides key information on engineering sources including:

  • Finding items in print and online; including books, journals & newspapers

  • Searching databases

  • Useful websites

  • Citation & referencing

  • Support & training


Top Furniture Industry Databases



Info4education provided by IHS is a huge resource for all aspects of construction and engineering. All the information found on this database is provided by reputable organisations and all the information found is in full text PDF format.


Science Direct contains over 11 million articles on science, technology and computer science. Journal coverage includes over 2,500 authoritative titles. 

Academic Search Ultimate

Featuring thousands of full-text journals, this scholarly collection offers unmatched coverage of information spanning a broad range of important areas of academic study including: anthropology, astronomy, biology, chemistry, civil engineering, engineering, ethnic & multicultural studies, geology, law, materials science, mathematics, music, pharmaceutical sciences, physics, psychology, religion & theology, veterinary science, women's studies, zoology, and many more

i2i National Standards

i2i National Standards

Designed to provide lecturers and students with accurate and up to date full text access to current NSAI Irish Standards: straight IS (Irish Standards) EN (European Norms) and ISO (International Organisation for Standardisation).

JSTOR Ireland Collection

Journals and other resources across the arts, humanities, and sciences in disciplines such as music, art, history, literature, archaeology, mathematics, and biology. Materials span from the 1780s to the present, providing a rich focus on Ireland.

►A-Z of Databases & eResources


Search our Collections

Search for books, articles, news and more in our library discovery service.


When you find the book you want you'll see its shelf number, this will help you find it in the library.

For online items, like ebooks, click on the link to read it or download it!

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