Service announcements

Library Search – new features!

Tweet Two new features have recently been added to our online Library Search system. Saving Library Search searches between sessions You can now permanently save searches and filters you run, between Library Search sessions, to the cloud by using either a Microsoft OneDrive or Google Drive account. Previously Library Search would only allow you to temporarily save items from a results page during a single session, although RefWorks can be used to export citation results from the service. You can save a search, including any filters or facets you have ... read more

FREE Laptop Loans – study ANYWHERE on campus

Tweet As we open up even more spaces across campus in the run up to exams, don’t forget our FREE laptop lending service from Kimberlin Library. Our three self service units on the Ground Floor of Kimberlin Library can issue you with one of our 92 laptops, 24/7. Laptops are issued for 2 hours at a time and can be used anywhere on campus that you choose to study – not just in Kimberlin. Just follow the instructions on-screen and your’re away. At the end of two hours you can return and take out another charged laptop, although this may ... read more

More TIME More SPACE More SHUSH

Tweet Longer Hours? More Space? More Talk-Free Space? #YourLibrary has it covered. From Monday 12th March until the end of May, Kimberlin 00:11 Lecture Theatre will be a ‘Pop Up Library’ 24/7 Silent Revision Room From 3rd April Eric Wood Learning Zone will be open 24/7 until mid May to help with completing those end of term submissions and revision From 3rd April we’ll be opening additional ‘Pop Up Library’ Revision Rooms on the Second Floor of Eric Wood Building Tell us what you think read more

“Library fines slashed to cut financial burden on DMU students”

Tweet Thanks to DSU for highlighting the changes that we introduced to our fines and lending policies from 1st February.  You can read DSU’s article here and our original blog post from January here To recap, from 1st February 2018 our fines policies on ‘normal’ loans changed. If you renew or return a Normal loan book, DVD or CD that is overdue and NOT reserved by someone else, we will no longer be charging penalty fines. Fines will only be charged on items that are in demand and reserved by others, or short/special category loans. Fines will ... read more

Refreshing announcements from the VC

Tweet We applaud weekend announcements from the Vice Chancellor, Dominic Shellard, about initiatives to reduce plastic use on campus through the introduction of re-usable cups and a network of water stations on campus. We know how much you value our hot tap and drinking fountains in Kimberlin Library and we’re looking forward to supporting these initiatives in LLS spaces, adding to our existing provision.   You’ll find water fountains on the first and second floors of Kimberlin Library by the lift and on the Lower Ground Floor in the ... read more