Author: Richard Partridge

Richard Partridge is Library and Learning Spaces Manager at De Montfort University

Understanding Office 365 with Microsoft experts

Tweet Understanding Office 365 with Microsoft experts – Kimberlin roadshow event Kimberlin Library hosted a visit from Microsoft on 24th October with a roadshow event to help students understand the features, functions and benefits of Office 365 with the aim of helping to drive adoption of Office 365 and how it can help DMU students succeed in their studies.   Office 365 offers 1TB storage to all students at DMU and the option to download Office on up to five PCs, Macs or mobile devices for FREE Students who spoke to Microsoft on the day were ... read more

Libraries Week 2017 – #IamLibraryDMU

Tweet Library and Learning Services provides a wide range of services and support to ensure your academic success at DMU. For Libraries Week (9th-14th October 2017) we’d like to introduce you to some of the names and faces behind the work of @LibraryDMU and to tell you a bit more about what they do. We’ll be adding colleagues to our #IamLibraryDMU page over the course of Libraries Week and we’ll also be sharing via our Twitter and Instagram feeds Say hello  – we’re here to support your success. read more

Investment in new power for Kimberlin Library: Temporary weekend closures and alternative study location

Tweet As Kimberlin Library marks its 40th birthday this year, the Estates Directorate and Library and Learning Services (LLS) are rolling out measures over summer to renew the building’s electrical power distribution and lay the groundwork for future library improvements. This is essential electrical work which unfortunately requires a full shutdown of the building. Kimberlin Library will therefore be closed on the following dates: Sunday 18 June Saturday 22 to Sunday 23 July Saturday 29 to Sunday 30 July Alternative provision will be provided in the ... read more

‘Wear dots…raise lots’ – LLS staff supporting RNIB and accessible formats

Tweet Library staff got into the spirit of RNIB’s ‘Wear dots… raise lots’ braille awareness campaign on 6th June and wore their dots to work. LLS staff also love their cake and a staffroom bake-sale raised £101.66p for RNIB Read. The event was organised by the Library’s Accessible Formats Team who acquire texts in alternative formats as part of our support for students with disabilities. Information about the Library’s support for students with disabilities can be found at The RNIB’s ... read more