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Welcome to all our new and returning students!

We wish all our new students a very happy Welcome Week, and extend a warm welcome to you and to all our returning students! If you are new on-campus you will find these library orientation guides useful. You can find … Continue reading

12. September 2022 by jfurnes1
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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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Digital Skills Festival 2022

Do you know about the Digital Skills Festival? There are still a few places left on the following workshops: Introduction to reference managers – Monday 30 May 14:30-16:00: https://digitalskillsfestival.ed.ac.uk/introduction-to-reference-managers/ Managing your references using Zotero – Tuesday 31 May 09:30-10:00: https://digitalskillsfestival.ed.ac.uk/managing-your-references-using-zotero/ … Continue reading

26. May 2022 by jfurnes1
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Dissertation Festival : Monday 7 March – Friday 18 March 2022

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 data you’ve found? Join us for two weeks of online events … Continue reading

16. March 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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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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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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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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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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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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