Wednesday 14 March 2018


Just a gentle reminder of our closing dates for
                  St. Patrick's Day

Monday 5 March 2018


DIT in top 10% for most sustainable universities in the UI GreenMetric World University Rankings, with an amazing 93% of DIT students using sustainable methods of transport to get to class, mostly walking or cycling.

Friday 2 March 2018


Due to wearher conditions Cathal Brugha Library will remain closed until Monday 5th of March. We hope everyone is staying safe and warm.

Wednesday 28 February 2018


The library is now closed Thursday, March 1st and Friday, March 2nd due to the Beast from the East. We will keep staff and students updated on opening times.


Cathal Brugha St Library regrets to announce that due to the "Beast from the East" and associated problems, the building, and with it the library, will be CLOSED from late morning on Wednesday 28th February, and will stay closed all day on Thursday 1st March.

It is hoped that normal opening will resume on Friday 2nd March, but readers are asked to keep an eye on the main DIT website and on DIT e-mails to keep up to date with the evolving situation.

Friday 23 February 2018


The library has expanded its Mintel Food Reports to include the UK and European Food & Drink Report and Mintel Consumer Data. “Mintel Consumer Data Charts provide information on consumers by category, country or market. Behavioural and attitudinal questions cover over 50 product categories for the Food and Drink, Household, Beauty and Personal Care and Lifestyles markets.” See databases for links to Journals.

Thursday 22 February 2018


Michelin star chef, Tom Kitchin, presents a look at traditional game recipes with “a focus on seasonality and the very best produce”

“Full of practical advice and visual examples…. Give you all the essential knowledge and ideas” to help you study.

This book provides foundational food science information and integrates it with practical applications. The book covers food chemistry to ingredients, whole foods, and baked and mixed foods. It also includes a comprehensive food science glossary.

“Critical reviews of issues in food and beverage management addressing variety of managerial dilemmas of a more complex nature such as how important is the meal experience and is food an art form?”

“This huge and beautiful book is a River Cottage encyclopedia of ingredients.”

This book examines, in thirteen essays, why 842 million people around the world are not meeting their dietary needs “and why food insecurity is not simply a matter of insufficient supply”