The library has access to a number of ebook collections.

Database Trial
ClinicalKey Student Nursing

ClinicalKey Student Nursing will help you discover fast clinical answers, deep evidence and specialty-specific clinical content. 

We currently have access to ClinicalKey Student Nursing

To login click here then choose ‘Login via your Institute’ link on the right of the screen. Type in Athlone Institute of Technology and click the link that appears and sign in as normal.

After AIT single sign-on, this database currently requires the entry of name and email before access is granted to the search interface.  Please enter the following to bypass this:
First name: AIT
Second name: Library
Email: library@ait.ie.

To change your details when logged in, click on My Account – Settings on the top right and edit the fields.

Choose from the collections listed below to search an individual collection or use Discover@AIT and type in your keywords or book title then tick ‘eBooks’ on the source types on the left of the results screen.

Search across eBook Central, Books@Ovid, Gale Virtual Reference Library, Dawson Era, EBSCO, ScienceDirect and MyiLibrary using Discover@AIT.


Books@Ovid – 76 Nursing titles.

Dawson Era

eBook Central (formerly Ebrary) – Over 80,000 titles. eBook Central training videos.

EBSCO eBooks

Encyclopaedia Britannica Academic Edition – Including full text journals and periodicals from EBSCO and ProQuest, dictionary and thesaurus, quotations and atlas.

Gale Virtual Reference Library – Search encyclopaedias of Sciences, Business, History and Biography.

Medicines Complete – Provides online access to some of the world’s leading drug and healthcare reference eBooks.

ScienceDirect e-books – Offshore engineering titles.