DMU Special Collections is situated in room 00.21, which is on the lower ground floor of the Kimberlin Library (near the journals).
Our opening hours are 9.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. Tuesday to Friday. Staff and students are welcome to pop in within these hours. If you would like to visit on a Monday, please contact us for an appointment.
If you have any questions please contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0116 366 4200.
Please look at the Special Collections blog for more information about our activities and holdings.
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Here are some examples of how students have used DMU Special Collections in their work:
Case study on a set of Victorian photographs
Inspiration from a collection of 1920s fashion illustrations
Using prospectuses and committee minutes for a study of the history of graphic design teaching
Studying postcards of historic Leicester for a history project
Copying maps and plans to inspire patterns on textiles
For more case studies see the LibGuide on 'Using Archives'.