Skip to Main Content


Welcome to your subject guide for engineering

ATU Support & Training banner


Training sessions are an easy way to learn about and explore the wide range of resources and services that are available to support your studies or teaching.


Examples of library training include:

  1. Library inductions & tours
  2. Information sources
  3. Using the online library
  4. Copyright and plagiarism
  5. Citing and referencing
  6. Using Database & eResources
  7. Literature searching and reviews
  8. Reference management
  9. APCs and getting published 

Training courses can be delivered using a variety of teaching methods and formats including:

  • One-to-one training
  • Group training
  • Demonstrations
  • Presentations
  • Online tutorials

We offer a timetable of scheduled training sessions.

You can arrange a session by contacting or come along to a drop-in session.

Online Tutorials

Checkout ATU library online tutorials and podcasts.

Learning & Innovation Skills Module

ATU offers a “Learning & Innovation Skills” module (formerly Learning 2 Learn, L2L) as a mandatory module in the first year of its undergraduate programmes. The module was designed to help students develop the learning skills needed to meet the demands of third-level study and to ease their transition from second to third level.

The library covers the following modules:

  • Information Sources
    Primary &secondary sources, academic books, scholarly journals, peer review, comparison of Google and Library databases, Dewey and how to locate a book on the shelves.

  • Using the Online library
    Searching the library collections using Search + Find, explaining how facets work, interbranch request forms online, brief outline of databases and evaluating resources.

  • Copyright & Plagiarism
    Definition of copyright and plagiarism, what they are, what you must do to avoid plagiarism.

  • Citation & Referencing
    Outline of the Harvard Style of Referencing the manual way.

Booking requests can be made by staff for students by contacting


Need Help?

Live Chat
DonegalGalway Mayo | Sligo 

Email us
Donegal | Galway Mayo | Sligo  

Call us:
Donegal +353 749186150
Galway Mayo +353 91742785

Twitter X Logo

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

Creative Commons License