The Library is a modern, engaging, comfortable space for studying, researching and learning. It plays a central role in supporting the Further Education and Training (FET) courses on offer at the Institute. It provides a gateway to necessary resources you will need for your chosen FET course. In addition, it offers access to print and electronic information together with books, journals, magazines – on subjects relevant to Monaghan Institute learners.
The library is specially designed to provide enhanced daylight levels, double height study space and has been acoustically treated in order to provide our learners with a modern, spacious and quiet study/research space. A breakout social area is located immediately outside the library where learners can get refreshments and access Wi-Fi in a modern setting.
Library staff are available to assist and guide you on finding the best resources and on efficiently using the managed print service which is available to learners.
Learners can access Wi-Fi on portable devices or use any of the available PC’s for research and study purposes. Access to the library is available to all registered learners and your student ID card is also your Library card. The ID card is chipped to facilitate learners borrowing/returning books, paying fines, printing and photocopying; you should have your ID card with you when you visit the library.
Referencing and Plagiarism
An introduction to the topic of Referencing and Plagiarism is available here. The presentation explains plagiarism, citation, primary research, secondary research, using sources and bibliography. The following link shows Examples of Referencing in the Harvard Style organised by the source, in-text citation and reference. For examples on how to use sources/references in direct and indirect quotations view this link. For an example of a completed Harvard Bibliography click on this link. For more detailed information DkIT have produced a detailed document entitled “Guide to Harvard Referencing” click on the link to download the attached file, or view their online introduction here.
Library Opening Hours
Monday – Thursday 9.00am – 4.45pm
Friday 9.00am – 3.45pm
Browse the Library Catalogue 24/7
The Online Library is available 24/7. Students can make book reservations, check book availability and also pay fines using this facility. It is a valuable resource to students offering on-demand, instant access to the complete text of thousands of best-in-class online books, book summaries, audiobooks, research reports and best practices. Collections represent sources in business, technology, engineering, finance and more.