Author: Mitchell Dunkley

I work in the Content Delivery Team at De Montfort University Library. I manage DMU Library's e-resources portfolio and I am involved in library systems admin, collating resource usage statistics and troubleshooting. All comments are my own.

Cambridge Companions to Literature

Tweet Over the past year, the online database Literature Online (LION) from ProQuest has added more than 300 full text volumes of encyclopedias, dictionaries and companions to contextualise LION’s primary works and their authors.     DMU students and staff can access the Literature Online (LION) online database via the following access link http://literature.proquest.com/marketing/shibbolethWAYFLess.do?entityId=https://login.library.dmu.ac.uk/oala/metadata. Students and staff will be asked to log into the resource by using their DMU ... read more

New DMU Library online resource: Mass Observation Online

Tweet DMU Library has added a major new online resource to its portfolio of e-resources. DMU students and staff can now access the Mass Observation Online resource on and off campus. This product is managed by the publisher Adam Matthew. Mass Observation Online provides electronic access to thousands of documents generated by the Mass Observation social research organisation. This organisation was founded in 1937 (by anthropologist Tom Harrisson, film-maker Humphrey Jennings and poet Charles Madge) and ran until the late 1960s. Mass Observation Online ... read more

Migration of MyiLibrary e-books to ProQuest Ebook Central

Tweet         E-books currently hosted on the MyiLibrary platform will be migrating to the ProQuest Ebook Central site on Wednesday 25th April 2018. Once this migration of online book content is completed, ProQuest will be retiring the MyiLibrary service. Students and staff will see many improvements with this content migration, including: A citation tool that quickly cites books and articles in the most popular formats Highlighting in three different colours Page bookmarking The ability to create notes tied to a specific passage or ... read more

New online database: Migration to New Worlds

Tweet DMU Library & Learning Services has set up access to a new online database called Migration to New Worlds. This resource is provided via an agreement with Jisc and the publisher, Adam Matthew. Migration to New Worlds explores the movement of peoples from Great Britain, Ireland, mainland Europe and Asia to the New World and Australasia. Split across two modules, and including collections from 26 archives, libraries and museums, Migration to New Worlds brings together the movement and memories of millions across two centuries of mass migration. ... read more

EBSCO eBook Academic Collection

Tweet DMU Library & Learning Services has recently set up a new subscription to EBSCO’s eBook Academic Collection. This growing subscription package currently offers access to more than 160,000 e-books, representing a broad range of academic subjects and disciplines.   The collection includes titles from leading university presses such as Oxford University Press, Cambridge University Press and MIT Press. Additional academic publishers include Elsevier, Sage Publications, Taylor & Francis and John Wiley & Sons.   Subject coverage ... read more