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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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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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Dissertation Week 2020

UPDATE: 16th March 2020: due to the current pandemic the Dissertation Fair has been cancelled. Some of the online dissertation support sessions will still go ahead. Please see the Main Library twitter feed for details, or go to https://twitter.com/EdUniLibraries The … Continue reading

17. February 2020 by jfurnes1
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