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Secure charging stations - NEW for Kimberlin Library users

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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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Tech’ top tips – #20. MS Word tip – Add a landscape page

Tweet This tip is provided by the Centre for Enhancing Learning through Technology (CELT). You have a MS Word document and you need to add some information or data that won’t ‘fit’ in the ‘portrait page layout in your long document. You can insert this content in the landscape layout keeping all you other page layouts as portrait. Follow the simple steps below to do this! First to help you see ‘markers’ in your pages, under the Home tab select ‘Show/Hide paragraph marks’ button  – this will help you ... read more

Literature Online (LION) site migration

Tweet The electronic resource Literature Online (LION) has recently migrated publisher websites. The database is now part of the portfolio of online databases that are accessed from the main ProQuest publishing platform. Literature Online provides coverage to online articles from over 400 scholarly journals, as well as content from critical guides such as Cambridge Companions to Literature and New Essays on the American Novel. Database coverage is also extended by the Annual Bibliography of English Language and Literature (ABELL), one of the most ... read more

Tech’ top tips – #19. We’re back – and a day late!

Tweet This tip is provided by the Centre for Enhancing Learning through Technology (CELT). Following last week’s digital detox the CELT team thought it would wait a day to publish the next Tech’ Top Tip. It was certainly an interesting time taking a break from social media from the 16th to the 21st and this gave the team plenty of opportunity to engage with the wellbeing sessions that DMU provided during the detox. To ease us back in to Tech’ Top Tips, today’s tip is just a reminder to colleagues and students that regular breaks from social media ... read more

New updated Library website pages!

Tweet The new updated library website pages are complete, and we are pleased to say that the website is ready for you to use and familarise yourself with. There are a few tweaks that we are still working on which will be complete very soon. Both the current library website and these new updated pages will be running in parallel at this point to give you the opportunity to become familiar with the new layout and structure. We plan to switch over to the updated library web pages in summer 2019 with these pages becoming the default library web pages. You ... read more

Tech’ top tips – #18. Digital Detox – we’re having a break

Tweet This tip is provided by the Centre for Enhancing Learning through Technology (CELT). De Montfort University Leicester is taking the unprecedented step of turning off its social media channels in order to draw attention to the impact of unrestrained social media use on mental health. The digital detox will run from Wednesday 16th to Monday 21st January inclusive. To support this initiative, we at CELT will also be taking a break from social media and there will be no Tech’ Top Tip on the 21st. The digital detox is part of the #HealthyDMU ... read more