Category Archives for e-resources

A warm welcome to all our new students and returning students, from ECA and A&A libraries!

Happy Welcome Week and Week 1 to all our new students and returning students! You can find lots of information about ECA Library, Evolution House, West Port, and the Art&Architecture Library, Minto House, Chambers Street, here If you’d like a … Continue reading

15. September 2021 by jfurnes1
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New resource alert!

We now have access to the complete digitised archive of Rolling Stone magazine, through our ProQuest 350 subscription. From the first issue in 1967 to the present day, The Rolling Stone magazine has served as a critical source of news, … Continue reading

13. September 2021 by jfurnes1
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Improve your library search skills with our LibSmart series 1 and 2!

The Academic Support Librarian team and colleagues across the Library services have produced a series of modules which students can work through at their own pace, via our VLE (virtual learning environment), Learn. LibSmart 1 launched last September and helped … Continue reading

06. September 2021 by jfurnes1
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New library orientation guides for the start of Semester 1, September 2021

We have put together a suite of library orientation guides online, which you might find useful to view before you return to campus to use our libraries, or if you are coming to campus for the first time. There is … Continue reading

17. August 2021 by jfurnes1
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Useful resources for EFI course organisers

Are you a course organiser looking for library resources for your new Edinburgh Futures Institute (EFI) course? You might find these resources useful! For links to our library databases, including image databases, primary sources, and newspaper archives etc: https://www.ed.ac.uk/information-services/library-museum-gallery/finding-resources/library-databases/databases-subject-a-z   … Continue reading

29. April 2021 by jfurnes1
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Digital Skills Festival this May

The ISG Digital Skills & Training team will be hosting an online Digital Skills Festival from 24 to 28 May 2021. The week will be divided into 5 themes: Monday – Information, Data and Media Literacies Tuesday – Digital Creation, … Continue reading

06. April 2021 by jfurnes1
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Click & Collect service extended to ECA library collection

UPDATE: THE CLICK AND COLLECT SERVICE ENDED ON 26TH APRIL WHEN ALL UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES REOPENED. We are pleased to be able to let all ECA students and staff know that the Click & Collect service has now been expanded to … Continue reading

22. March 2021 by jfurnes1
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Dissertation Festival March 2021

Dissertation Festival : Mon 8 March – Fri 19 March 2021 Do you want to find out more about the library resources available to support your dissertation question? Are you interested in learning how to manage the bibliographic and research … Continue reading

01. February 2021 by jfurnes1
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Webinars for your dissertation research!

Discovering ProQuest Primary Sources: The Library is excited to offer you the opportunity to join the ProQuest training team for a series of seminars exploring our extensive Primary Source collection. In each 30-min tutorial, you will take a deep dive … Continue reading

21. January 2021 by jfurnes1
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Not every book can be an ebook

It is a sad fact universally acknowledged that unfortunately, not every print book in our collections or out there in the world is actually available as an ebook! So what can you do to source a digital copy of an … Continue reading

21. January 2021 by jfurnes1
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