Free bedtime story book for all children, 4 years of age and under. On joining the library children will receive a bedtime story book to take home and keep, together with a wallet and library membership card.
Are business databases all they're cracked up to be?
Please Note: Printouts from our subscription databases cost 20 cent per page for A4 black and white.A database is an electronic collection of information containing full text documents, citations or abstracts of articles. May also contain newswires, blogs and press releases.Periodicals and Newspaper Research DatabasesEuropean Business ASAP Online (INFOTRAC): Abstracts and full text international business management and economic journals. Coverage 1992 - present; printouts available.*Irish Times Archive Online: Newspaper Articles (1859 - present). Keyword searching available. Births and Deaths searches - November 2004 to present; printouts available.*Irish Newspaper Archive: Available online for Internet users at all branches of Dublin City Public Libraries.*Dictionary of Irish Biography: Available online for Internet users at all branches of Dublin City Public Libraries.Emerald Online: Publishes the world's widest range of management and library information journals. Printouts available from 58,000 articles.Company Research DatabasesVision - NET Online: Provides access to documents filed in the Irish Companies Registration Office. Information available includes Irish Company & Business addresses, activities, directors, profit & loss, assets etc., updated daily; printouts available.*Business.ie: Information on over 140,000 Irish companies. Search all businesses in Ireland by location, sector, employee size, type or product.*MarketLine Advantage: Company, industry, financial, city and country business data, case studies, data and statistics for every major marketplace in the world.Consumer Research DatabasesMINTEL (Ireland) online: MINTEL is the Irish Lending Consumer Market Analyst. It contains a vast amount of corporate and individual expertise in monitoring all aspects of consumers' economy. Mintel publishes an extensive range of reports covering the following sectors: automotive, beauty, personal goods and toiletries, clothing footwear and accessories, consumer lifestyles, marketing, promotion, drink and tobacco, electrical goods, household/house and home, health and wellbeing, holidays and travel, industrial, leisure time, media, books and stationery, miscellaneous, personal finances, retail and technology/telecoms. Printouts available*Euromonitor International - Passport Markets: brings together Euromonitor International’s intelligence on 115 million industries, countries and consumers in just one information system. The database covers Europe, Australasia, Asia Pacific, Middle East, Africa, North America and the world. Printouts available.MarketLine Advantage: Company, industry, financial, city and country business data, case studies, data and statistics for every major marketplace in the world.Consumer Choice Online. The online version of the hugely popular consumer magazine.** Available on computers in the Business Information Centre via our Business Information Gateway.For more informationBusiness Information Centre.Business Information Gateway.Electronic Journals available via the various business databases (selection).Dublin City Public Libraries' eResourcesTel. 01 8734333. Email [email protected]
Walk away the Winter blues!Have you overindulged over the festive season. Do you feel lethargic and tired? Are you afraid to step up on the scales. Has Operation Transformation (TV Programme) frightened you into keeping fit? If the answer to any of these questions is yes, fear not! Dublin Public Libraries can help!Dublin City Public Libraries have a very comprehensive collection of maps and guides with interesting walks, hikes, and trails contained within: encouraged yet to venture out in the fresh air, and explore and enjoy the countryside?Suss out any of our 21 library service points spread across the city and checkout these walks. Included are: Best Walks in Ireland by David Marshall (2006)Glasnevin Cemetery: A historic Walk (1997)Leisure Walks Near Dublin by Joss Lynam (2004)Literary Walking Tours of Gothic Dublin by Brian J Showers (2006)Lonely Planet Hill Walking in Ireland (2010)Secret Dublin. 25 original walks exploring the hidden city by Pat Liddy (2001)Walks Around Medieval Dublin by Dublin City Council (2004)A Walk Across Ireland from Coast to Coast including the Royal Canal Way by John Mulligan (2006)Also, there are a number of very useful websites available with downloadable maps attached. Look up:Coillte OutdoorsDiscover Ireland Route PlannerDublin Mountains WayHeritage Ireland MapsDublin Discovery Trails: Self-guided walking tours of DublinNational Parks and Wildlife ServiceIrish Trails - DublinCommit to be fit in 2012. Beir bua!
The Business Information Centre holds a core collection of law books and journals. The main focus of the collection is on Irish Law but it also includes a selection of books on European and International Law. Please note: This is a reference collection, items may not be borrowed.