Category Archives for library information seminars

Series of lunchtime seminars on digital, networked and online information sources.

Literacies – what are they?

At University our students learn various different literacies. These include data literacy, media literacy, game literacy, health literacy, financial literacy, civic and ethical literacy, carbon literacy, digital literacy and information literacy. A definition of information literacy is: “the ability to … Continue reading

07. June 2022 by jfurnes1
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Looking for advice on your research or study topic?

Did you know that you can arrange a 1-2-1 meeting with your Academic Support Librarian, to discuss your library research needs and questions? You can find 1-2-1 bookable slots on the Events channel of MyEd, or if none of the … Continue reading

10. March 2022 by jfurnes1
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Dissertation resources and help

Planning your dissertation? The IAD Study Hub has a handy section on dissertation planning: https://www.ed.ac.uk/institute-academic-development/study-hub/learning-resources/dissertations The Academic Support Librarians have published a Dissertations LibGuide . Look out for news coming soon on the library webpages and twitter about the next … Continue reading

12. January 2021 by jfurnes1
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LibSmart on Learn

The Library have launched a new course on Learn for all students who would like to improve their library research and discovery skills. LibSmart goes live on 7th September 2020 as a self-enrol course. You can access the LibSmart course … Continue reading

07. September 2020 by jfurnes1
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Making the Most of Your Dissertation

The academic support librarian team have created a new subject guide called Making the Most of Your Dissertation, you can find it here: https://edinburgh-uk.libguides.com/dissertation This is one of the many subject guides created to help you with your studies. You … Continue reading

06. November 2019 by jfurnes1
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Beyond Google Images Part 4

This series of posts is adapted from the Library Information Seminar “Beyond Google Images”, which looks at issues and problems faced when sourcing images from the web and gives examples of a range of useful image resources available to College … Continue reading

09. December 2010 by jfurnes1
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Beyond Google Images Part 3

This series of posts is adapted from the Library Information Seminar “Beyond Google Images”, which looks at issues and problems faced when sourcing images from the web and gives examples of a range of useful image resources available to College … Continue reading

15. March 2010 by jfurnes1
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Beyond Google Images Part 2

This series of posts is adapted from the Library Information Seminar “Beyond Google Images”, which looks at issues and problems faced when sourcing images from the web and gives examples of a range of useful image resources available to College … Continue reading

12. January 2010 by jfurnes1
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Beyond Google Images Part 1

This series of posts is adapted from the ECA Library Information Seminar “Beyond Google Images”, which looks at issues and problems faced when sourcing images from the web and gives examples of a range of useful image resources available to … Continue reading

26. November 2009 by jfurnes1
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