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Search Techniques

A short video outlining some search techniques, including Boolean operators, phrase searching, truncation and wildcards.

From  Donna Watson on September 10th, 2020 0 likes 2 plays 0  

Finding your reading material and using the digital library - Historian's Toolkit

Introduction to the University Library for The Historian's Toolkit (HIST08032). A PDF version of slides are available in Attachments.

From  Caroline Stirling on September 9th, 2020 0 likes 11 plays 0  

Welcome to the University of Edinburgh Library - Welcome Week session for SPS postgraduates

This video was recorded for postgraduate students in the School of Social and Political Science (SPS) for Welcome Week. As an introduction to the University Library it allows you to find out how to…

From  Caroline Stirling on September 7th, 2020 0 likes 76 plays 0  

Library Bitesize: Check Your Source

This Library Bitesize presentation provides a short introduction to finding and evaluating academic or scholarly sources of information.

From  Ishbel Leggat on September 6th, 2020 0 likes 8 plays

Using the University Library: Law PG Online

Introduction to using the university library for the PG Online Law students.

From  Donna Watson on August 22nd, 2020 0 likes 28 plays 0  

Literature searching: in practice - HCA (online)

A video postgraduate students in School of History, Classcis and Archaeology (HCA) demoing search techniques and tips for literature searching. A PDF version of slides used in presentation can be…

From  Caroline Stirling on August 19th, 2020 0 likes 10 plays 0  

Literature searching guidelines - HCA (online)

A video for postgraduate students in School of History, Classics and Archaeology (HCA) looking at guidelines for literature searching. A PDF version of the slides used can be downloaded from…

From  Caroline Stirling on August 13th, 2020 0 likes 19 plays 0  

Newspapers for historical research - HCA (online)

A video for online postgraduate students in School of History, Classics and Archaeology (HCA) demonstrating how to find and access newspaper, magazine and other news source databases and how to…

From  Caroline Stirling on August 11th, 2020 0 likes 11 plays 0  

Welcome from the Library

Welcome from the Library - MBChB Year 4 induction. A transcript is available under the Attachments.

From  Ruth Jenkins on July 21st, 2020 0 likes 188 plays 0  

Library Bitesize: Using the Library for your Postgraduate Dissertation

This short presentation will help you develop a better understanding of the resources that the Library offers to help postgraduate students with their dissertations or final projects.

From  Alexander Smith on July 21st, 2020 0 likes 12 plays 0  

Medical Ontologies

Medical Ontologies

From  Dimitrios Doudesis on June 30th, 2020 0 likes 60 plays 0  

Graph Databases & RDF

Graph Databases & RDF

From  Dimitrios Doudesis on June 30th, 2020 0 likes 77 plays 0  

Introduction to CAB Abstracts

CAB Abstracts is a leading applied life sciences literature database, covering a range of subjects, including animal and crop husbandry, animal and plant breeding, plant protection, genetics,…

From  Fiona Brown on June 26th, 2020 0 likes 13 plays 0  

Using the Online Library

An overview from the Academic Support Librarians on how to discover and access library resources and support online, and get updates on services available during the period affected by COVID-19.

From  Lauren Smith on March 25th, 2020 0 likes 169 plays 0  

Literature reviews: which databases to use, and how to find them?

This presentation summarises ways of identifying which literature databases to use for your topic, and how to access databases via the Library subscriptions. Link to MyEd…

From  Marshall Dozier on October 7th, 2019 3 likes 147 plays 0  

The Wicked Findings of the Witchfinder General - Putting Scotland's accused witches on the map using linked open data

The Wicked Findings of the Witchfinder General: Using linked open data to put accused witches on the map. Seminar event hosted by the Edinburgh Centre for Data, Culture and Society on 11 September…

From  Ewan McAndrew on September 12th, 2019 0 likes 89 plays 0