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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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Tech’ top tips – #2. HELP! is at hand

Tweet Number two in the series of tech’ top tips draws your attention to the StaffGuide and UserGuide links in Blackboard. For colleagues, the StaffGuide link will take you to the CELT Hub where you can read about all the important things you need to do in Blackboard as well as how to create content and collaborative tools. Use this information in conjunction with the Blackboard Module Shell policy to ensure your shell is accessible and consistent with other shells that your students will engage with. For students, the UserGuide link will take ... read more

Tech’ top tips – #1. The Continue page

Tweet Hello and welcome to the new tech’ top tips series. This is the first in a weekly series of blog posts for students and staff members relating to technology. This week, have you noticed the Continue page when logging in to Blackboard? If not, it’s worth pausing on this page as it provides a wealth of information and links to important tools.     Along with the permanent link to Out Of Hours support information, other important information will appear here as and when appropriate.   This might include details of planned ... read more

Making #SpaceForSuccess – Kimberlin Study Spaces Project

Tweet   This summer the Library is making more space for you to study – more space for you to succeed – and carrying out exciting, transformative improvement works in readiness for the 2018/19 academic year. Under the project banner of #SpaceForSuccess, we’re doing this to create extra room for you to study, to increase the number of 24/7 study spaces available in Kimberlin Library and to give you some new and inspiring spaces to work. During the summer months of 2018 we are: Replacing furniture and increasing the capacity of the ... read more

New DMU Library online resource: Mass Observation Online

Tweet DMU Library has added a major new online resource to its portfolio of e-resources. DMU students and staff can now access the Mass Observation Online resource on and off campus. This product is managed by the publisher Adam Matthew. Mass Observation Online provides electronic access to thousands of documents generated by the Mass Observation social research organisation. This organisation was founded in 1937 (by anthropologist Tom Harrisson, film-maker Humphrey Jennings and poet Charles Madge) and ran until the late 1960s. Mass Observation Online ... read more

‘Fake News’, ‘Filter bubbles’- what’s it all about?

Tweet ‘Fake News’ – now many of us may have heard about this in the media, and it’s an important area not only when evaluating, researching and filtering the mass amount of information/news online but also if we share it too (e.g. social media – re post or re tweeting the news).  This online news can be global, national, local and even in your ‘personal circle’ and interests.  As information consumers we also are curators and how such information/news develops can have an impact in many respects especially if ... read more