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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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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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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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Centre for Data, Culture & Society news

The University is happy to announce the launch of the Centre for Data, Culture & Society website! The Edinburgh Centre for Data, Culture & Society (CDCS) is an initiative of the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences at the University … Continue reading

18. September 2019 by jfurnes1
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Exam revision with Lynda.com

Issue three of our Learning with Lynda.com at The University of Edinburgh newsletter, our student exam revision special* is now available to view online on your desktop computer, tablet or mobile. In this special edition you’ll learn how to: Improve … Continue reading

23. April 2018 by jfurnes1
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