The Mentors Guide to …Managing Pressure

Tweet CLaSS Lecturer Beverley Hancock-Smith provides and overview of this session as well as future developments related to this topic.   Twenty staff mentors and students took part in our inaugural “The Mentors’ Guide to….” Session on Tuesday 10th April 2018. With overwhelmingly positive feedback from both staff and students, the session will now become a regular feature in our Library and Learning Services (LLS) Open Programme Workshops. The session With exam season upon us and final assessment dates looming, the summer term can be a ... read more

Find your space for success

Tweet We know how busy it gets in library spaces at this time of year when everyone is working on final assignments and revising for exams. We’ve extra measures in place to support you, and with some thought and planning we can help you find the study space you need: Kimberlin Library is 24/7 and visitor access is presently suspended so that DMU students, staff and registered members have priority in finding study space. With support from Estates, we have additional cleaning staff working overnight and at weekends to keep the Library looking shipshape. ... read more

Migration of MyiLibrary e-books to ProQuest Ebook Central

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 an entire page A bookshelf ... read more

Library Website Evaluation – Have your say!

Library website evaulation
Tweet Were currently evaluating our Library website for usability. Briefly – website usability refers to how easy and efficient a website is to use and how you can find what your looking for. It’s important for us to assess whether our current library website usability supports your search for resources (e.g. books, information) and further support in your course of study. Leave your feedback in this short online survey.   read more

Prospective visitors should be aware that there will be no walk-in access for visitors at De Montfort University’s Kimberlin Library from Friday 30th March – Friday 11th May inclusive.

Additionally, no membership cards will be created for new external library users from Friday 30th March – Friday 11th May inclusive. This will restrict access to this library from members of the public, students from local colleges / 6th Forms and SCONUL users from other universities. Library access by external members who have already had a library card made up is unaffected. Access to the Archives is also unaffected. This restriction is intended to cap external use of our Kimberlin Library during a time of peak demand by our own ... read more