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English for Language Teacher Education Masters (ELTEM): Introduction to the Library (Summer 2021)

A light-touch introduction to Library resources and services for English for Language Teacher Education Masters (ELTEM) students (Pre-sessional English, Summer 2021)

From  Ishbel Leggat on July 2nd, 2021 0 likes 27 plays 0  

LibSmart : digital literacy skills for online library research

An introduction to the LibSmart information literacy online course, with descriptions and learning outcomes of the ten modules of the new LibSmart II course to be launched in September 2021. More…

From  Christine Love-Rodgers on June 17th, 2021 0 likes 24 plays 0  

IAD (PGT - Online) Searching Research Literature

IAD (PGT - Online) Searching Research Literature Online presentation delivered 2nd June 2021 by Academic Support Librarians (Ishbel Leggat and Christine Love-Rodgers). Session aims:To highlight the…

From  Ishbel Leggat on June 4th, 2021 0 likes 15 plays

Library Bitesize: Using Law Databases

This session introduces where to find key legal databases and highlights three of the most popular that students may come across.

From  Donna Watson on June 1st, 2021 0 likes 1 plays 0  

Library Bitesize: Patents Literature - an introduction to finding patents literature

Library Bitesize talk on finding and accessing patents literature, covering some of the various search tools available for finding patents, patent applications and prior art.

From  Jenny Lauder on March 24th, 2021 0 likes 17 plays 0  

Library Bitesize: Standards literature - an introduction to finding and accessing standards documents

Library Bitesize talk, providing an introduction to finding and accessing standards documents.

From  Jenny Lauder on March 23rd, 2021 0 likes 8 plays 0  

How to test your systematic review searches for quality and relevance (Dissertation Festival)

This session covers techniques and tools to test and refine literature database searches for systematic reviews: - Use of known and eligible publications to test for recall - Sampling intermediate…

From  Marshall Dozier on March 17th, 2021 0 likes 36 plays 0  

Building complex searches for systematic reviews (Dissertation Festival)

Systematic reviews usually require detailed, sensitive searches tailored to individual specialist databases. This session introduces techniques to develop new searches by building on prior…

From  Marshall Dozier on March 17th, 2021 0 likes 45 plays 0  

IAD Finding Academic Literature for taught postgraduate students - Dissertation Festival March 2021

Help for research students searching for material to support a literature review, presented on 16th MArch 2021 as part of the Dissertation Festival. Powerpoint slides only (no…

From  Heather Stewart on March 17th, 2021 0 likes 10 plays

Introduction to SPORTDiscus (on EBSCOhost): Dissertation Festival

This is a recording of a presentation delivered as part of the Library's online Dissertation Festival (08-19 March 2021). This session provides an introduction to searching in the SPORTDiscus…

From  Ishbel Leggat on March 15th, 2021 0 likes 19 plays

Introduction to Ovid Medline (Dissertation Festival)

This recording of a Dissertation Festival session provides an introduction to searching for literature on Medline using the Ovid interface. Medline is a database of over 25 million records of medical…

From  Ruth Jenkins on March 12th, 2021 0 likes 54 plays 0  

Dissertation Festival: Using digital historical newspaper archives

Newspapers can be an valuable resource when researching your dissertation topic. They can be useful to find out about key events, places and people. They can include opinion pieces, first hand…

From  Caroline Stirling on March 11th, 2021 0 likes 33 plays 0  

Dissertation Festival: How to use the Library remotely for your dissertation

This session aims to help you access the library resources and services you need to work on your dissertation remotely. Find out about the full range of services available to you at a distance, and…

From  Christine Love-Rodgers on March 9th, 2021 0 likes 52 plays 0  

Using Current News Sources (Dissertation Festival)

News sources can be used to answer a range of research questions. This session will introduce the online news sources available either for free or via the Library with a focus on current…

From  Angela Nicholson on March 9th, 2021 0 likes 23 plays 0  

Dissertation Festival: Improve your research skills with SAGE Research Methods

This is a live recording of an online Dissertation Festival session delivered by Chloe Turner (SAGE Library Trainer) The presentation will give you an introduction to SAGE Research Methods, a…

From  Ishbel Leggat on March 9th, 2021 0 likes 48 plays

Dissertation Festival: Introduction to literature searching for your dissertation

Being able to undertake effective literature searches is an important part of your dissertation or final year project. Knowing the strategies and tools with which to perform thorough searches to…

From  Caroline Stirling on March 8th, 2021 2 likes 72 plays 0