Off Campus

Access online information resources off campus, so you can research and study even when you’re not in LYIT.

How to Log in / Sign in to LYIT Library off-campus

If you are a registered LYIT student, researcher or staff member, it is possible to access all LYIT Library online information resources from off-campus.

Simply follow links from the Library website and login as directed. Library resources available off-campus include electronic Journals, eBooks, Theses and past LYIT exam papers.

You must have a valid LYIT computer account to access the library’s resources from off-campus.

When you select an online resource you will be prompted to login:

  • Students sign in with your LYIT credentials (L0000XXX), your password is your computer network password (the password you use to log onto a PC on campus).
  • Staff sign in with your LYIT credentials (firstname.lastname), your password is your computer network password (the password you use to log onto a PC on campus).
  • Research & Postgraduate Students sign in with your LYIT email address (L0000XXX), your password is your computer network password (the password you use to log onto a PC on campus).
  • Exam Papers & EThesis sign in with your LYIT Student number prefixed with (LYITNET\L0000XXX), your password is your computer network password (the password you use to log onto a PC on campus).
  • External Members do not have off-campus access.

Access articles through Google Scholar off campus?

  • You will firstly need to set up LYIT as your institutional library in the settings in Google Scholar (Go to settings and then Library Links), add “Letterkenny Institute of Technology- Full Text @ Your Library”
  • Once you have set up Letterkenny Institute of Technology as your Library, when you do a search you will see ” EDS Full Text @ Your Library “, beside content LYIT libraries subscribes to.
  • Once you select this link you will be prompted to login.
  • Login with your valid LYIT computer account.