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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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Hip Hop: Art, Music and Fashion

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Tweet Yo what’s up? Check out the hip hop displays by MC Ann of the Kimberlin crew. Hip hop is not just music, it’s a way of life, straight up. The bling, the threads, the beats. Breakdancing, street art, urban style. Hip hop became popular in the 80s and early 90s but its roots go back a long way. The music grew out of genres such as reggae, jazz and gospel, fusing with New York’s black youth culture. Unique fashion styles and graffiti art combined with rap and turntables to create the hip hop phenomenon. Have a look at these books ... read more

Academic Writing Day for Postgraduate Researchers: Develop your confidence as a writer

Tweet This Academic Writing Day, held on 14 February 2018, provided participants with  a theoretical and practical overview of alternative techniques that can enhance various stages of thesis writing process, from pre-writing to drafting and editing.  The event opened with a talk from our guest speaker, dr. Adrian Wallbank (the Centre for the Development of Academic Skills (CeDAS) at Royal Holloway, University of London), including insights from his most recent volume, Academic Writing and Dyslexia: A Visual Guide to Writing at University (2018). The ... read more

How far can you travel with Kimberlin books?

Tweet A celebration of World Book night as part of the DMU Festival of Teaching and Learning 2018 On Wednesday 25th April, 2018 Library and Learning Services staff offered DMU and the local community the opportunity to explore and engage with different worlds through a display of books from other times, other places and other worlds. Attendees soon found themselves engrossed in the wide range of books on offer demonstrating the power of books to transport individuals to other worlds, to gain insight into other lives lived, real and imagined. Those ... read more

The Mentors Guide to …Managing Pressure

Tweet CLaSS Lecturer Beverley Hancock-Smith provides and overview of this session as well as future developments related to this topic.   Twenty staff mentors and students took part in our inaugural “The Mentors’ Guide to….” Session on Tuesday 10th April 2018. With overwhelmingly positive feedback from both staff and students, the session will now become a regular feature in our Library and Learning Services (LLS) Open Programme Workshops. The session With exam season upon us and final assessment dates looming, the summer term can be a ... read more