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Westlaw demo - October 2020

Demonstration of the Westlaw database, exploring common features and helpful tips. If you have any questions about this video please let us know by emailing law.librarian@ed.ac.uk. Presenter:…

From  SarahLouise McDonald on October 22nd, 2020 0 likes 5 plays 0  

Roundtable of Sustainable Academic Travel - Carbon Offsetting to Reach Net Zero - October 2020

Recording of webinar held by the Roundtable of Sustainable Academic Travel (https://businesstravelroundtable.ac/) with Eli Mitchell-Larson, University of Oxford talking about use of Carbon Offsetting…

From  Sion Pickering on October 9th, 2020 0 likes 2 plays 0  

Introduction to Harvard Referencing: MSc Language Education

An introduction to the Harvard referencing style and how to avoid plagiarism.

From  Ishbel Leggat on October 5th, 2020 0 likes 29 plays

Welcome to the Library, Part 2: How to find academic literature and go beyond your reading list (MHO students)

This is the second in a 2 part presentation for students doing the Advanced Professional Studies - Mental Health Officer (MHO) Award. This session covers creating a basic search strategy, identifying…

From  Caroline Stirling on September 29th, 2020 0 likes 8 plays 0  

How to get a confident start to your studies

Starting your university course or programme can be very exciting, but you may also you may also have some concerns about your studies. This session aims to help you get the best possible foundation…

From  Ravinder Panesar on September 16th, 2020 0 likes 33 plays 0  

UG How To Develop your Academic Language and Literacy Skills

Introducing one of a series of Transition courses, Successful Academic Communication: Building confidence in your use of academic English for all undergraduate home, EU and international students.

From  Ravinder Panesar on September 15th, 2020 0 likes 55 plays 0  

PGT Only How To develop your study skills

There are many different skills which will help you study effectively at university, this session offers an introduction to these.

From  Ravinder Panesar on September 14th, 2020 1 likes 33 plays 0  

PG How to find academic literature online

Get expert advice from an Academic Support Librarian on how to explore and use online library resources to research a topic for an essay or report.

From  Ravinder Panesar on September 14th, 2020 0 likes 38 plays 0  

PGR Only How to get into good writing habits

The Institute for Academic Development team share advice and resources for getting into good writing habits as a research student.

From  Ravinder Panesar on September 14th, 2020 0 likes 34 plays 0  

PGT Only How to manage your time

It is important to make effective use of your time in order to achieve a balance between your studies, work, and personal life. This session will share some hints and tips on how to achieve this.

From  Ravinder Panesar on September 14th, 2020 0 likes 23 plays 0  

PGR Only How to get off to an effective start with your research degree

The Institute for Academic Development team shares key tips and advice for making the most of your first few months.

From  Ravinder Panesar on September 14th, 2020 0 likes 41 plays 0  

PG How to find your academic community

Join your Students' Association for an introduction to academic societies, Peer Learning and Support schemes, and student representatives in your School. You'll leave feeling more confident…

From  Ravinder Panesar on September 14th, 2020 0 likes 44 plays 0  

How To improve your academic English skills for international students

English Language Support for International Students (ELSIS) Teaching Fellow Mike Garbutt explains how to sign up to get support with your academic English writing and discussion skills. Free,…

From  Ravinder Panesar on September 14th, 2020 1 likes 74 plays 0  

Year 1 PT, Academic and Student Support

This is an introduction to the academic and pastoral available to students through the School of GeoSciences and the wider University. Please do not be afraid to come forward and ask for help, there…

From  Anthony Newton on September 10th, 2020 0 likes 13 plays 0  

Year 2 PT, Academic and Student Support

This is a reminder of the academic and pastoral support available to students through the School of GeoSciences and the wider University. There have been some changes compared to last year,…

From  Anthony Newton on September 10th, 2020 0 likes 4 plays 0  

Year 3 PT, Academic and Student Support

This is a reminder of the academic and pastoral support available to students through the School of GeoSciences and the wider University. There have been some changes compared to last year,…

From  Anthony Newton on September 10th, 2020 0 likes 8 plays 0