Tag: resources

Library Search – new features!

Tweet Two new features have recently been added to our online Library Search system. Saving Library Search searches between sessions You can now permanently save searches and filters you run, between Library Search sessions, to the cloud by using either a Microsoft OneDrive or Google Drive account. Previously Library Search would only allow you to temporarily save items from a results page during a single session, although RefWorks can be used to export citation results from the service. You can save a search, including any filters or facets you have ... read more

Cambridge Companions to Literature

Tweet Over the past year, the online database Literature Online (LION) from ProQuest has added more than 300 full text volumes of encyclopedias, dictionaries and companions to contextualise LION’s primary works and their authors.     DMU students and staff can access the Literature Online (LION) online database via the following access link http://literature.proquest.com/marketing/shibbolethWAYFLess.do?entityId=https://login.library.dmu.ac.uk/oala/metadata. Students and staff will be asked to log into the resource by using their DMU ... 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

Celebrating the diversity of photographers past and present

Tweet Photography helps us to see the world as it really is. Capturing images on film or digital cameras is an opportunity to record unique moments in history. Culture, politics, society and human nature are viewed through the lens. This is highlighted by a new display in the Learning Zone of the Kimberlin Library. Curated by Ann Collick in the Library’s Displays Team, the Photography display is the latest in a series which celebrates diversity in the arts. Previous themes include Bollywood, Harlem Renaissance, BAME fashion designers and BAME figures ... read more

Can you guess the most popular subject guides?

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Tweet Subject guides are brilliant resources. They’re information hubs for each subject, with links to databases, e-journals, new books, useful websites, company information and more. Subject guides are created by your librarians to help you succeed in your studies. The guides are getting more popular every year. Read on to find out just how popular…     From September 2017 to May 2018, the subject guides were viewed an amazing 188,565 times! That’s an average of 20,951 views per month! And it’s the equivalent of every ... read more