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Secure charging stations - NEW for Kimberlin Library users

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Fine or not fine? You'll like our fine policy changes from 1st Feb

Money saving changes in our new fines policies

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To make space for more study seating on the First Floor in 2018, we've moved more books to the Second Floor

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We've introduced more laptops for loan for 2018

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Tech’ top tips – #18. Digital Detox – we’re having a break

Tweet This tip is provided by the Centre for Enhancing Learning through Technology (CELT). De Montfort University Leicester is taking the unprecedented step of turning off its social media channels in order to draw attention to the impact of unrestrained social media use on mental health. The digital detox will run from Wednesday 16th to Monday 21st January inclusive. To support this initiative, we at CELT will also be taking a break from social media and there will be no Tech’ Top Tip on the 21st. The digital detox is part of the #HealthyDMU ... read more

Tech’ top tips – #17. Student uploads in DMU Replay

Tweet This tip is provided by the Centre for Enhancing Learning through Technology (CELT). Where required, students may be asked to record and submit audio or video as part of their assessed activities. The platform provided for this practise is DMU Replay and there is lots of help provided for students in the UserGuide section of Blackboard. If students are required to record or upload into DMU Replay this will be noted as part of the module handbook and/or assessment brief and steps will have been taken to provide an ‘Assignment’ folder in DMU ... read more

Tech’ top tips – #16. It’s not unCommon to share

Tweet This tip is provided by the Centre for Enhancing Learning through Technology (CELT). Did you know… DMU provides every student and member of staff with an online space on the DMU Academic Commons. ‘The Commons’ is a space where you can blog about your experiences of studying or working at DMU with an academic focus. There are also a number of project and research blogs currently being hosted on The Commons. To access your own space visit https://our.dmu.ac.uk and log in using either your student ID (pnumber) or staff username. By logging in, your ... read more

Tech’ top tips – #15. Staying safe and healthy

Tweet This tip is provided by the Centre for Enhancing Learning through Technology (CELT). Working safely on computer equipment is a good habit to get into. Frequent breaks and knowing how to exercise in-between stints at the keyboard and mouse can help to prevent Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI) and other ailments associated with using a computer. The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) provides guidance on how to check that your workstation and the associated Display Screen Equipment is set up for you. It is especially important to check this when moving ... read more

Library Search – new features!

Tweet Two new features have recently been added to our online Library Search system. Saving Library Search searches between sessions You can now permanently save searches and filters you run, between Library Search sessions, to the cloud by using either a Microsoft OneDrive or Google Drive account. Previously Library Search would only allow you to temporarily save items from a results page during a single session, although RefWorks can be used to export citation results from the service. You can save a search, including any filters or facets you have ... read more