Special Collections staff would like to wish all our readers a happy Easter. To celebrate here are a few Easter related items from the collection. Firstly, Easter baking in a time of rationing meant Simnel Cake was off … Continue reading →read more
Disasters often strike archive services: the collapse of the building that housed the Historical Archive of the City of Cologne, for example, burying 90% of their holdings; or the fire that ravaged Glasgow School of Art including their library. In … Continue reading →read more
Tweet March 8th saw LLS’ annual Customer Service Excellence assessment visit. We are delighted to share that not only do we continue to meet the Customer Service Excellence Standard, we have retained our Compliance Plus award and been awarded five additional Compliance Pluses for our development in the following areas: Our customer insight, in particular: The work on #futurelibrary to identify what library users would like from their future library, which is helping us to develop plans for either a refurbished or new library. Our insight in ... read more
Tweet Forgotten your DMU ID card? No problem! We listened to your feedback and have developed a new solution for accessing Kimberlin Library when this happens. Although it’s a university requirement to carry your DMU ID card at all times, we know that sometimes it’s possible to forget. In the past we had a means of signing in during “staffed” service hours by showing alternative ID. Our new kiosk is available 24/7 to print a Kimberlin Library Temporary Access Card. Log into the kiosk using your single sign-on credentials, accept ... read more
Additionally, no membership cards will be created for any new external library users from Monday 3rd April – Friday 12th 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 already have a library card 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 student body, ... read more