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LIBRARIAN SUPPORT IS MOVING ONLINE!

 As all Library buildings are now closed, all our support will be online only. You can contact and connect us with us in the following ways:

  • Live chat: For quick questions, use the JustAsk LibChat function (red tab on the right of this page), available during our opening hours.  FAQs and a link to the JustAsk email service are also available from this page.
  • Online tutorials: For in depth questions, LibChat and Zoom screensharing will be used to support referencing, RefWorks and literature searching queries. Use the schedule appointment button below your librarian's profile picture on this page to sign-up. You will receive an email with a link to the online tutorial page. At the time of your tutorial, click on this link and follow the instructions on the page. Online tutorial bookings are for 30 minutes.
  • Email: You can continue to contact us via email using the email contact below your librarian's profile picture.
  • Referencing Q&A: This replaces our face to face drop-ins and will be delivered via LibChat on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 2-3pm. Enter your details in the 'Referencing Q&A' box on the left of the Referencing guide during any of these times and a librarian will be available to answer your questions.
  • Access to online resources: You can continue to access our e-resources via Library Search and other databases. Use the tabs at the top of the page to find out more. Many publishers have also opened up their content free of charge during the COVID-19 outbreak. More details and links to additional online resources are available from this page

Design films on Kanopy

Kanopy provides access to critically-acclaimed movies, inspiring documentaries, award-winning foreign films and more.

Kanopy

Kanopy provides access to critically-acclaimed movies, inspiring documentaries, award-winning foreign films and more.

When off campus, please click on the Log in to Montfort icon. You will then need to enter your DMU Single Sign On username and password to access the Kanopy site.

You can also download a Kanopy app for iOS, Android and Amazon Fire devices. You can find more information about the Kanopy app via the Kanopy support pages.

Design & Thinking is a documentary exploring the idea of

Design and thinking: a documentary on design thinking

Design & Thinking is a documentary exploring the idea of "design thinking." How do we fully engage organizations to think about the changing landscape of business, culture and society?

Inspired by design thinking, this documentary grabs businessman, designers, social change-makers and individuals to portrait what they have in common when facing this ambiguous 21st century. What is design thinking? How is it applied in business models? How are people changing the worldwith their own creative minds? It is a call to the conventional minds to change and collaborate.

 

Kanopy provides access to critically-acclaimed movies, inspiring documentaries, award-winning foreign films and more.

Kanopy

Kanopy provides access to critically-acclaimed movies, inspiring documentaries, award-winning foreign films and more.

When off campus, please click on the Log in to Montfort icon. You will then need to enter your DMU Single Sign On username and password to access the Kanopy site.

You can also download a Kanopy app for iOS, Android and Amazon Fire devices. You can find more information about the Kanopy app via the Kanopy support pages.

This documentary is about one of the most recognizable and beloved vehicles on the planet: The Volkswagen Beetle.

The Bug: the life and times of the people's car

This documentary is about one of the most recognizable and beloved vehicles on the planet: The Volkswagen Beetle. From its dark past in pre-WWII Germany, to the Summer of Love, this car captured the hearts and minds of millions of people around the world. This film explores not only the history of this automobile icon, but also the intense emotional connection it has with its owners past and present....including actor Ewan McGregor and his experience with his first VW Bug as a sixteen year old.

Kanopy provides access to critically-acclaimed movies, inspiring documentaries, award-winning foreign films and more.

Kanopy

Kanopy provides access to critically-acclaimed movies, inspiring documentaries, award-winning foreign films and more.

When off campus, please click on the Log in to Montfort icon. You will then need to enter your DMU Single Sign On username and password to access the Kanopy site.

You can also download a Kanopy app for iOS, Android and Amazon Fire devices. You can find more information about the Kanopy app via the Kanopy support pages.

Italian-born Massimo and Lella Vignelli are among the world's most influential designers.

Design is one: Designers Lella and Massimo Vignelli

Italian-born Massimo and Lella Vignelli are among the world's most influential designers. Throughout their long career, their motto has been, 'If you can't find it, design it.' The work covers such a broad spectrum that one could say the Vignellis are known by everybody, even those who don't know their names. From graphics to interiors to products and corporate identities, the film brings us into the work and everyday moments of the Vignellis' world, capturing their intelligence and creativity, as well as their humanity, warmth, and humor.

Kanopy provides access to critically-acclaimed movies, inspiring documentaries, award-winning foreign films and more.

Kanopy

Kanopy provides access to critically-acclaimed movies, inspiring documentaries, award-winning foreign films and more.

When off campus, please click on the Log in to Montfort icon. You will then need to enter your DMU Single Sign On username and password to access the Kanopy site.

You can also download a Kanopy app for iOS, Android and Amazon Fire devices. You can find more information about the Kanopy app via the Kanopy support pages.

Continue to spur your creative development - this time from the perspective of a designer.

Prototypes: how designers test ideas

Continue to spur your creative development - this time from the perspective of a designer. You'll learn the principles of the design-thinking process (including reframing, ideating, and user understanding); explore the benefits of foresight scenarios, prototyping, and solution enactments; and discover how best to leverage the power of design thinking's user-centered approach.

Kanopy provides access to critically-acclaimed movies, inspiring documentaries, award-winning foreign films and more.

Kanopy

Kanopy provides access to critically-acclaimed movies, inspiring documentaries, award-winning foreign films and more.

When off campus, please click on the Log in to Montfort icon. You will then need to enter your DMU Single Sign On username and password to access the Kanopy site.

You can also download a Kanopy app for iOS, Android and Amazon Fire devices. You can find more information about the Kanopy app via the Kanopy support pages.

James Stirling guides us through three of his widely famed museums.

Stirling: three museums designed by James Stirling

James Stirling takes us from Germany, to London, to Boston, guiding us through three of his widely famed museums. Though the buildings designed and created by the established architect contain some of the world's most notable works of art, Stirling reminds us that architecture serves as its very own long standing piece.

 

Kanopy provides access to critically-acclaimed movies, inspiring documentaries, award-winning foreign films and more.

Kanopy

Kanopy provides access to critically-acclaimed movies, inspiring documentaries, award-winning foreign films and more.

When off campus, please click on the Log in to Montfort icon. You will then need to enter your DMU Single Sign On username and password to access the Kanopy site.

You can also download a Kanopy app for iOS, Android and Amazon Fire devices. You can find more information about the Kanopy app via the Kanopy support pages.

Explore our complex relationship with manufactured objects and the people who design them.

Objectified: manufactured objects and their designers

Explore our complex relationship with manufactured objects and the people who design them. OBJECTIFIED is a look at the creativity at work behind everything from toothbrushes to tech gadgets. It's about the designers who re-examine, re-evaluate and re-invent our manufactured environment on a daily basis.

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