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Library Guide for Education

DCU Library Education Collections

The specialist education collections in DCU library have been designed to support the programmes offered by the DCU Institute of Education.

The print collections are located in Cregan Library on the St. Patrick's Campus and our digital resources are available to registered staff and students of DCU. 

Click on the links below to find out more about each collection.

This guide will help you search for and locate material on your reading lists as well as providing support for citing and referencing as you write up your work. Find more help and support on the DCU Library Youtube channel, in one of our classes and workshops or email your subject librarian.

Get started right away! Search here for a specific book title, journal article title, or search by keyword to find quality sources on a topic



LETS etutorial

LETS is a series of online tutorials for students that will help you to locate, evaluate and use information effectively. We recommend completing all three sections to learn how to get the most out of the library's resources and how to carry out research effectively. The modules can also be completed separately. 

The 3 main sections are: LETSbegin, LETSfind and LETScite

LETS is hosted on Loop, you will need to login to access the tutorials


LETSbegin 2 modules:


LETSfind 4 modules:


LETScite 4 modules:


LETS feedback:


Hello, my name is James Flannery and I am the Subject Librarian for the Institute of Education.

Please get in touch if you have questions about any of the information in this Guide, how to find quality sources for your assignments, or if you have citing and referencing queries. 

Got Questions?

Phone: +353 1 700 8746

DCU supports for student learning

The Student Support and Development Service provides personal, academic and professional support for all registered DCU students.

Whatever your level of study, you'll find the resources here to meet your learning, research and writing needs. Click on the links below to go straight to the services listed.

Student advice centre

Learning support

Writing Centre