Tuesday, 3 January 2012

Past Exam Papers

As you are all aware, now is the busy time in the run up to exams. It is during this time that we get some FAQs concerning access to past exam papers. Below are a few tips for you:

  • The exam papers are password protected. NOTE: it is a different password to your Student Number and Library PIN. A list of all passwords for remote access to exam papers and databases can be accessed via the exam papers page. Click on the 'usernames and passwords list' link and input your student number and Library PIN when prompted. http://library.dit.ie/screens/exams.html
Search Tips for Aungier Street Students:
  1. Ignore the search box when searching for exam papers. Instead, click on the Recent Exam Papers link which is located just below the search box.
  2. Click on the relevant college link e.g. if you are studying a business subject scroll down to the 'College of Business, Aungier St.: examination papers' record and click on the link.
  3. Here you see the past papers are sorted by year. Choose the year you wish to look at.
  4. Here you will see the past papers sorted by course code. Scroll down to find your course code and click on the link.
  5. Exam Papers are then sorted by sessional (Christmas and Summer exams) and supplemental (repeat). Click on the relevant link.
  6. Here you will see the subjects available in pdf form for each class year e.g. 'DT341 1 Acc-Jan.pdf' is for 1st year, 'DT341 2 French-May.pdf' is for 2nd year.
  7. Click on the relevant subject and print or save the pdf.

If you experience any problems accessing past exam papers please contact the library on (01) 402 3068 or through our Ask a Librarian service.

Good luck to all our students in their forthcoming exams!