Current Library Services during Covid-19

Current Services during Covid19.

Safety Guidelines

  • It is requested you wear a face covering and socially distance while on campus

Library Opening

  • Library Opening hours 10.00 am to 14.00 pm.


  • Only LYIT staff and students may access the services of the LYIT library.

Library Website Induction

  • Library Website Induction + Searching video CLICK HERE

Click & Collect

      • Click & Collect enables Library users to select item(s)for borrowing in advance of visiting the Library (currently no browsing shelves). Library staff will retrieve their requested items and issue them to the Library user’s account. Library users will then be contacted by email to inform them that they can collect items from the ‘Click & Collect’ point in the Library without any interactions with staff or equipment.

Returned Book

      • All books returns are quarantined for 72 hours by LYIT library, they will not be removed from your library users account until the 72 hours has expired.

Scan and Delivery

      • This service is to make accessible items in the library that are both Reference Only and 1 hour loan. Strict copyright guidelines will apply, so up to 10% of a book or journal can be printed or scanned.

Live Webchat

      • Webchat is currently activated on the library website. The purpose of this online service is to help mitigate physical interaction and the requirement for face to face contact. While the webchat will be live 24/7, unanswered queries from there will be directed to the email address

Library email

      • This service is available through the college email service

Enhanced eBook service

      • The eBook collection is now available using the Search + Find option on the library homepage By doing a keyword search you will be able to access both journal articles and eBooks on you chosen subject. There are over 200,000 eBooks now added to this collection covering the range of taught courses at LYIT. They are available to read online on and off campus with multi-user privileges, some core text law eBooks are available from Bloomsbury Professional Collection, also available in the Search + Find window. These can be accessed from the Bloomsbury Professional icon on the top right hand side of the page. These law texts in eBook format contain recommended and core texts for the law courses in LYIT. They are also available on and off campus to read online or download with multi-user access.

Computer Suite

      • Opening from 28th September with limited capacity. Access via the new computer suite entry & exit.

Study facilities

      • We have study facilities open in the library. In order to comply with governments guidelines on 2 meters social distancing our study facilities are reduced to 102 places in the library over 2 floors. The study rooms are closed to student access.

Library Inductions

    • There will be no face to face Library Inductions for classes this term due to Government Guidelines on COVID-19. We encourage staff and students to check out the helpful information on the Library Homepage under the heading Library Information Videos. Please contact Edel Hession in the library at For further assistance email or use the Webchat on the Library homepage.