Websites are good for keeping up to date.
But... ! Anyone can publish on the web, so it's important to evaluate the information you find by looking at:
Check our Evaluating Your Sources Guide for more tips.
In addition to our subscription databases there are plenty of online sources that provide useful information to support your research.
See ConnectENG for a list of terms or tags that will direct you to online sources of information for engineering subjects.
Remember to check on http://courses.dkit.ie to see the websites that lecturers recommend for specific modules
Google Scholar searches scholarly papers instead of general websites.
You can set up Google scholar so that it will let you know when an item is available in DkIT Library. In Google Scholar: