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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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Archives at Risk

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

Our Customer Service Excellence gets Plus awards

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

“Temporary Access Card Kiosk” – New Service

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

Prospective visitors should be aware that there will be no walk-in access for visitors at De Montfort University’s Kimberlin Library from Monday 3rd April – Friday 12th May inclusive.

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