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Secure charging stations - NEW for Kimberlin Library users

Charge your mobile device securely

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Fine or not fine? You'll like our fine policy changes from 1st Feb

Money saving changes in our new fines policies

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To make space for more study seating on the First Floor in 2018, we've moved more books to the Second Floor

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We've introduced more laptops for loan for 2018

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Student focus group for e-self assessment

Tweet The CLaSS team are looking for student volunteers to take part in a focus group to review and discuss the e-self assessment exercise. Ideally we are looking for 1st year students, as you will have completed the self-assessment most recently. The e-self assessment forms part of the university student induction and helps new students to reflect on existing skills, recognise areas for further development and plan how to develop skills. It looks at 8 skills areas, including academic writing, reading, numeracy, digital literacy. On completion students ... read more

Tech’ top tips – #13. (Blackboard) Home is where the heart is

Tweet This tip is provided by the Centre for Enhancing Learning through Technology (CELT). The Blackboard Home page provides links to services and help for students and staff at DMU. As well as the Module shells that we are enrolled on we can use the Add Resource button to add and remove widgets from this page. For example, the Organisation Catalogue widget enables us to find open shells that cover topics we may be interested in. Along the top of the page, the StaffGuide and UserGuide links provide access to staff and student help for using the ... read more

An afternoon of #DMUShelfies: Promoting our leisure reading collection

Tweet We have had a great time talking to our DMU students about reading for pleasure and well-being, showing them our collection of leisure reading books, extolling the virtues of the wide range of genres: adventure, fantasy, murder mystery, thriller, romance and modern fiction written by authors from around the globe (Kimberlin Colour Full reads).  We enjoyed some great conversations with them about what they liked to read, if they had any favourite authors and if they found time to read during their studies. One student recommended leisure reading ... read more

Tech’ top tips – #12. Making the computer work for you

Tweet This tip is provided by the Centre for Enhancing Learning through Technology (CELT). Whether on campus or when using Windows 10 at home, a number of accessibility options are available for colleagues and students to tailor the PC for specific needs. To open the Windows 10 Ease of Access centre click on the Start button and type ‘Ease’ or use the Windows key + I keyboard shortcut and click on Ease of Access. In here you will find a number of options that relate to the PC reading screen content, a built in magnifier and the option to select one of ... read more