Category Archives for e-resources

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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RIPM Jazz Periodicals online archive trial goes live!

We are delighted to announce that our trial access to RIPM Jazz Periodicals online archive is now active. RIPM Jazz is a fully searchable rich and extensive collection of American Jazz Periodicals, a key primary source reference and research tool … Continue reading

30. January 2020 by jfurnes1
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Digital resource trials for ECA students

ECA Library has organised a couple of digital resource trials which are open to all ECA and UoE students and staff. Our current trials are for: 1: Yale A&A E-Portal. This gives access to Yale press ebooks and a very … Continue reading

24. January 2020 by jfurnes1
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Berg Fashion Library

Have you heard about Berg Fashion Library? We subscribe to this fantastic e-resource from Bloomsbury Publishing. It has been described as “the authority on world dress”, and is an extensive online portal which offers fully cross-searchable access to a large … Continue reading

16. October 2019 by jfurnes1
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Update your digital skills

The Digital Skills team provide training and guidance on developing your digital and information literacy, desktop and IT productivity skills, to help you work, research and study more effectively, and to support continuing professional development. Find out more here: https://www.ed.ac.uk/information-services/help-consultancy/is-skills

14. October 2019 by jfurnes1
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Guidance on referencing and bibliographies

The Library has created a handy Libguide giving advice on referencing and compiling bibliographies. You can access it here: https://edinburgh-uk.libguides.com/referencing It includes tips on avoiding plagiarism, and links to further resources such as a workshop on how to choose which … Continue reading

07. October 2019 by jfurnes1
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