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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

Extended Opening Hours – final assignment and revision period

Tweet Longer ‘pop-up’ opening hours in Eric Wood Learning Zone and the Law Library With the end of the teaching calendar in sight, exams looming after Easter and dissertation deadlines, we know that this is a busy time for everyone. It’s great news that IT labs in Gateway House, Vijay Patel and Queens Buildings are open until midnight and at weekends, but we’re also ensuring that more spaces are available to you 24/7 at this critical time. We’ve added another 20 PCs to Eric Wood Learning Zone to increase capacity and Eric Wood Learning Zone is ... read more

Tech’ top tips – #24. Excel when it comes to data

Tweet This tip is provided by the Centre for Enhancing Learning through Technology (CELT). Currently, my two favourite tools in Microsoft Excel are ‘Text to Columns’ and the ‘Concatenate’ function. Both of these tools really help when we have long lists of data and we need to either sort them or maybe merge data from different cells into one string. Text to Columns enables us to split long strings into individual cells for sorting. For example, a database export containing addresses produces one string per address. By using Data>Text to Columns we ... read more

Liberate your skills with #DMUWritingpad Swollage

Tweet #DMUwritingpad DMU Faculty placement officers enjoyed the opportunity to explore their skills, attributes and aspirations using the #DMUwritingpad technique Swollage. This creative visual technique allows people to approach a topic or area for reflection through the free association collage.  This mode of “SWOT” analysis uses visual materials and metaphor to enable the identification of personal strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats. This is something placement students are encouraged to do both prior, during after a placement. ... 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