Category Archives for e-resources

Finding digital resources for music and drama: webinar

Looking for digital resources in the area of Music and Drama? The webinar ‘Using ProQuest digital resources for Music & Drama’ may be just what you’re looking for! Join us on Tuesday 11th August, 13:00-13:45. Register at https://edin.ac/3gsB3sV UoE staff … Continue reading

04. August 2020 by jfurnes1
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New Digital Scholarship LibGuide published

The Academic Support Librarian team have just published a new guide to digital scholarship and digital humanities, to assist all students in understanding and navigating this area of investigation. You can access the guide here.

08. July 2020 by jfurnes1
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Primary resource databases from ProQuest: new deal!

The University Library is pleased to announce a new deal whereby we now have access to around 350 ProQuest databases for primary sources. The ProQuest Access 350 subscription gives us access to: c.300 new primary source databases from ProQuest and … Continue reading

01. July 2020 by jfurnes1
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New LibGuide launched on International Jazz Day

To celebrate International Jazz Day we have launched our new Jazz LibGuide. You can find the guide listed here: https://www.ed.ac.uk/information-services/library-museum-gallery/finding-resources/subject-guides

30. April 2020 by jfurnes1
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Improve your library search skills with LinkedIn Learning!

Did you know that you can take an online course to improve your library search skills, using LinkedIn Learning? Just go to your account on MyEd, then: Students should choose Studies > Study Tools > Build your skills > LinkedIn Learning. Staff … Continue reading

22. April 2020 by jfurnes1
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Library guide for exams and revision launched online

The University Library’s team of Academic Support Librarians has now launched a new LibGuide for Exams and Revision, to help all students over the coming weeks. It is live at https://edinburgh-uk.libguides.com/exams/

08. April 2020 by jfurnes1
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Temporary access to e-textbooks until 30 June 2020

An approved third party e-book provider – VitalSource – has arranged temporary free access to selected textbooks from participating publishers for students who are unable to borrow print course materials due to COVID-19 campus closures. Students may create a VitalSource … Continue reading

31. March 2020 by jfurnes1
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Online study resources

Every day we see more publishers and suppliers giving us free access to more and more online study and research resources! You can see our regularly updated guide here: https://www.ed.ac.uk/information-services/library-museum-gallery/covid-19 Just one example of open access material that you may … Continue reading

30. March 2020 by jfurnes1
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Support for revising from home

The University has a wide range of guidance and support for students revising for exams from home. The IAD provides an online Exam Bootcamp on Learn, which includes revision advice. See https://www.ed.ac.uk/institute-academic-development/undergraduate/exambootcamp You can also find lots of great online … Continue reading

18. March 2020 by jfurnes1
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Working online using digital library resources

All students are encouraged to access our many digital library resources to help continue their studies remotely. You can access the library journal article databases for your subject here: https://www.ed.ac.uk/information-services/library-museum-gallery/finding-resources/library-databases/databases-subject-a-z You can access your subject guides here: https://www.ed.ac.uk/information-services/library-museum-gallery/finding-resources/subject-guides You can … Continue reading

16. March 2020 by jfurnes1
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