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Library and Learning Services

Frequently asked questions.

Has your problem already been raised? Check the responses to these frequently asked questions to see if the answer to your problem has already been provided.

Accessing Library Services when you’ve finished your course

What services you can access in the library, and for how long, once you’ve finished your course?


FAQ on the basics of what you can and can't do without breaching copyright.


Examnet is straight-forward to use, but if you do come across any problems, you may find the answers here.

Finding Information Using Databases and Journals

Using the Library's specialist subject resources.

Find it @ DMU

Finding electronic journal articles and other resources.

Institutional Repository

These FAQs have been developed and revised by De Montfort University Library Services staff from: Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC) et al. (2005) Opening up access to research results: questions and answers.

Library Glossary

Definitions of terms that you might hear mentioned in the library.

Logging into electronic services

Passwords are needed to access many of the Library's electronic collections and services.

Single Sign On accounts

Your Single Sign On username and password allows you to log in to many of the databases to which the University subscribes.

Using Library Services at De Montfort University

Key Library services such as Lending services, Opening Times and the Library Catalogue.

Using TurnitinUK in Blackboard to submit your work

Use TurnitinUK through Blackboard as a tool to check the originality of your work.

Video Streaming (Academic Staff)

FAQ on the library video streaming service.