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International Women’s Day 2019

Tweet To celebrate #IWD2019, in collaboration with the DMU’s Equality and Diversity Team, we have created a display to acknowledge the invaluable contributions made by female staff and students at DMU and its predecessors through their work and commitment to … Continue reading

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Special Collections catalogues

Tweet A reminder that you will find our catalogues here: https://specialcollections.catalogue.dmu.ac.uk/

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Stroud Cornock Remembered

Tweet Earlier this week, on the 26th of February, Professor Stroud Cornock passed away. Having worked for both the Leicester College of Art and Leicester Polytechnic, we felt we should share some of his achievements from his time at DMU’s … Continue reading

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FIS Skiing World Championships

Tweet The FIS Skiing World Championships are currently underway and we have already had some amazing performances from the British athletes. James Woods has walked away with a gold medal in the Men’s Freeski Slopestyle category and Charlotte Bankes has … Continue reading

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New Collection : Papers of Andrew Logan, artist

Tweet Special Collections is delighted to have acquired a collection relating to the life and work of artist Andrew Logan. To see the description and box list, please go to our catalogues: https://specialcollections.catalogue.dmu.ac.uk/records/A09 Andrew Logan was born in 1945 and studied … Continue reading

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Digital Detox 2019

Tweet From 16th – 21st January 2019 as a part of the #HealthyDMU campaign we will be closing all our social media channels in support of the #Digital Detox to promote an awareness of the impact of unrestrained social media … Continue reading

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Come and work with us!

Tweet Come and join our team! We’ve secured a Wellcome Trust Research Resources Grant to catalogue an exciting set of collections relating to sports history including skiing, boxing, football and the Special Olympics! If you have any questions or want … Continue reading

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New website for Special Collections catalogues

Tweet Special Collections is delighted to announce that we have moved to a new cataloguing system with a dedicated new website! The system, Epexio by Metadatis, will give us more behind-the-scenes functionality that will enable us to improve the catalogues … Continue reading

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World War I Centenary: Remembrance Day 2018

Tweet Events taking place across the country on Sunday 11th November will mark Armistice Day when in 1918 World War One finally ended. #DMUHeritage has a travelling pop-up display commemorating the contribution of DMU’s predecessor, the Leicester Municipal Technical and … Continue reading

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Explore Your Archive 2018

Tweet It’s November which means … it’s nearly time for Explore Your Archive! Explore Your Archive is a campaign that showcases the best of archives and archive services in the UK and Ireland. The campaign is owned by the sector … Continue reading

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