Postgraduate Services

We support all postgraduate students with services that focus on their particular needs. We offer individual training and research assistance as well as group workshops.

The librarian can offer advice on research strategies, key resources in your particular field, postgraduate library services and training in use of reference management software.

See our guide on getting the best of of the library, tips for postgraduate students.


Bibliometrics is the study of the "impact factor" of journals, and helps you decide which journal to publish your work in. UCD have a very good guide on this subject and heve learning tools and downloadables available in the NDLR Website

How to set up search alerts and subscribe to RSS feeds

what is RSS?

How to use RSS feeds from Academic Search Complete, Business Source complete and Science Direct

Places to look for other theses-abstracts, citations and full text online


See our page on referencing

See our page on using endnote web

Videos and our online tutorial

our youtube channel

our online tutorial demo

Inter Library Loans

Our Inter Lending Webpage

Online Research tutorials

Skills training for Postgraduates

Epigeum - Online training for Higher Education

Researchers companion
Assist:  This  learning tool will assist you with the development of the knowledge and skills you require to find, use and evaluate information.

Subject support:

As post grads are doing research in various topics we recommend they meet with a member of library staff who will encourage then to avail of all available services such as Interlibrary Loans and assist them in the use of advanced database features. 

To book a subject specific tutorial please contact

Siobhan Conry and Jennifer Flynn for Engineering subjects at and

Sinead Kelly for Business and Humanities subjects at

Aine Meehan for Science subjects at