Resources

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 Footwear Trends!

Tweet   Arsutoria Magazine footwear trends book is now available for viewing and can be found in the First Floor Fashion Trendbooks cupboard. Arsutoria covers the footwear industry and reports on the latest shoe trends, focusing on special topics as sport, soles or technology. It includes news, interviews, new designers and fashion reports. read more

LEGO can be serious and playful at the same time!

Tweet Today I attended a Lego Serious Play (LSP) workshop run by Julia Reeve, part of the CELT team in Library and Learning Services. Lego Serious Play is a way of looking at things differently and it can be used as a tool for storytelling.  Most importantly, it is not about the bricks but the dialogue that occurs as a result of the activities. LSP is underpinned by learning and teaching pedagogies, such as Social Constructivism (Piaget 1951), Flow Theory (Csikszentmihalyi 1993), and Thinking with the hands – Constructionism (Papert 1996). Using LSP ... read more