Resources

Monday 4/3/19 Leisure reading for all: Gems of the Kimberlin

Tweet As part of the DMU Festival of Teaching events students, staff and members of the public were invited to come and explore the wealth of reading available through Kimberlin Library. Refreshments were offered and the chance to chat about books, share thoughts favourite reads. Kaye Towlson and Carol Keddie staffed the event and Ann Collick created the display with books selected by herself, Carol Keddie, Gareth Glover, Chris Peach, Cress Burston and Dips Patel. Students attending commented that they had never thought of the library as a place to ... read more

Society Digimap

Tweet DMU Library has set up trial access to a new online collection via its subscription to EDINA’s Digimap service. The new collection is called Society Digimap. Society Digimap allows you to explore a range of demographic data, providing a wealth of census and socio-economic information for Great Britain. The processing required to visualise census and other demographic datasets can be a barrier to use for many people interested in the value of the datasets. By providing these datasets as layers to visualise along with high quality Ordnance ... read more

Library Access browser extension

Tweet Have you ever been looking for journal articles while researching for an assignment, found the ideal article and then been blocked by the hefty charge that the website is asking before you can view the article? That can be frustrating, but it is even worse when you discover that you could have viewed the article for free all along. DMU Library has subscriptions covering hundreds of journals where the article is available, just not from the publisher’s own website. You can find these articles through Library Search if you are starting from ... read more

New to Library Search – Citation Trails

Tweet A brand new feature has been added to our Library Search service for February 2019. Citation Trails allow you to explore a topic and collect material by following a chain of articles that cite each other. This new search feature enhances serendipitous discovery and will hopefully help you to better understand the academic context of your sources. Citation trails work in two directions: Cites – Articles that this article cites. Cited by – Articles that cite this article. Citation trails can be found by clicking on the Cites or Cited ... read more

Literature Online (LION) site migration

Tweet The electronic resource Literature Online (LION) has recently migrated publisher websites. The database is now part of the portfolio of online databases that are accessed from the main ProQuest publishing platform. Literature Online provides coverage to online articles from over 400 scholarly journals, as well as content from critical guides such as Cambridge Companions to Literature and New Essays on the American Novel. Database coverage is also extended by the Annual Bibliography of English Language and Literature (ABELL), one of the most ... read more