Wednesday, October 15, 2008

New library resources

Faculty of 1000 Medicine and Faculty of 1000 Biology are two major new online services designed to help medics keep abreast of the most important new research in medicine and biology.

Run by a teams of over 2000 of the world's leading researchers and clinicians, Faculty of 1000 Medicine and Biology provide a consensus view of important articles and trends across medicine and the biological sciences. Faculty Members select the most significant articles and contribute short evaluations, providing a guide to key articles in your field, together with an expert's interpretation of what each article adds to our clinical knowledge.

Key features
  • Continuously updated selections of key articles across medicine and biology

  • Authoritative, timely and concise evaluations by leading clinicians and researchers.

  • Systematic organisation of only the most important medical literature.

  • Articles highlighted on the basis of their scientific merit and clinical relevance, rather than the reputation of the journal in which they appear.

Connect to the Faculty of 1000 Medicine

Faculty of 1000 is funded by the Science Foundation Ireland and access is via IReL


Friday, October 3, 2008

Do we have the right email address for you?

The Library can communicate with all Library users via email about book hold requests, book overdues, etc. However we can only email you if we have a current and correct email address for you.

The Library receives student address details from the college's student database, so if you need to update your email (or other contact) details:

  • Undergraduate students - you can send an update of your term time address/email details to Student Services by filling in the Student Change of Address Form on Moodle. You can also go to the Exams Office or Student Services and ask to update your term-time details. The Fees Office can amend your permanent/home address details.
  • Postgraduate students - should go to their Course Coordinator to advise of change of address/updated details.

Staff/Alumni/Surgical Training students
The Library can update email addresses for staff, alumni, associate members and for students from Surgical Training - email us( or call to the Service Desks to advise us of your address/email updates.

Students - please make sure in particular that there is a current email address in your term-time address.

Note: To check what email address we currently have for you, go to and click on "Sign in". Sign in using your ID number and your Library account password (available from the Library Service Desk). Click on "My Library Account". Scroll down the page to the address information section and you can see the email address that the Library has for you. Click "End session" to log off.