Learning and Library Services

Access to vital information, support during your course and a great place to study whether you are working alone or with friends. DMU’s library services is always rated highly in the National Student Survey.

Kimberlin Library

The main Kimberlin Library is open 24 hours a day from Sunday to Friday and 9am until 8pm on Saturdays during term time, so you can study when it suits you. This library gives students access to more than half a million publications and a wide range of DVDs as well as e-resources and thousands of electronic journals.

Our virtual library provides access to an extensive range of e-resources on and off campus, and our "Just Ask" service provides support to users of our services off-campus. In addition to the broad range of helpful support you would expect from a quality academic library,dedicated staff are also on hand to offer support to students with:

  • Approaches to academic writing
  • Literature searching and reference management
  • Research strategies
  • Mathematical skills (for non-maths students)
  • Support to students with disabilities in making use of our services, including dedicated study facilities with assistive technology.

The @ccess anywhere facility means you can use the library online 24 hours a day, no matter where you are.

Learning Zones

The Learning Zones in the Kimberlin Library and Eric Wood Building provide space for group and individual work. They feature workstations with power supplies for laptops, plus syndicate rooms with interactive whiteboards and DVD. Rehearse presentations or work in privacy, the choice is yours!

Law Library

The £35m Hugh Aston building houses a dedicated Law Library and Legal Practice library adjacent to the School of Law. We are one of only a few universities to offer this to our students.

Investing in you

DMU's continuing investment in learning resources sees the opening in October 2011 of our new 200 seat Greenhouse facility for group and individual study, plus a refurbishment of Kimberlin Library's Lower Ground Floor with four new bookable syndicate rooms and a dedicated Postgraduate Room.

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Alumni scholarships

DMU graduates can qualify for a £2,000 alumni scholarship when applying to study a postgraduate qualification in 2013/14.