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Library resources refresher - HCA

A brief refresher session for students in School of History, Classics and Archaeology on Library resources and services (February 2021). A PDF version of the slides can be downloaded from the…

From  Caroline Stirling on February 11th, 2021 0 likes 8 plays 0  

How to interpret and apply the PRESS checklist for peer review of database searches (UNCOVER Workshop)

The PRESS checklist is designed to facilitate peer review of comprehensive database searches for systematic reviews. This workshop covered how to interpret and apply checklist items, and offered some…

From  Marshall Dozier on February 2nd, 2021 0 likes 16 plays 0  

Library Refresher - Law

An update on Library Services for all students in the School of Law. Recorded: 27th January 2021 Presenter: SarahLouise McDonald Moderator: Donna Watson Contact information: law.librarian@ed.ac.uk

From  SarahLouise McDonald on January 27th, 2021 0 likes 2 plays 0  

Literature searching for your dissertation - BSc Social Work

This is an introductory session on literature searching for your dissertation for BSc (Hons) Social Work students. A PDF version of slides can be downloaded from Attachments tab. - Introduction -…

From  Caroline Stirling on January 22nd, 2021 0 likes 4 plays 0  

Library Bitesize : Building complex searches for systematic reviews

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

From  Marshall Dozier on January 21st, 2021 0 likes 38 plays 0  

BSc (Hons) Sport and Recreation Management - Advanced Research Methods: Finding information for your literature review

The overall aim of this presentation is to look at some of the resources available to help you find information sources for literature reviews, particularly databases relevant to Sport and Recreation…

From  Ishbel Leggat on January 20th, 2021 0 likes 35 plays 0  

Introduction to Library resources for Engineering - Part 2: Literature searching

An introduction to literature searching for Engineering students, with a demonstration of using Engineering Village.

From  Jenny Lauder on January 14th, 2021 0 likes 109 plays 0  

Introduction to Library resources for Engineering students - Part 1 Getting started

Overview of Library resources available at the University of Edinburgh to support undergraduate Engineering students with their studies.

From  Jenny Lauder on January 13th, 2021 0 likes 232 plays 0  

Library Bitesize: Introduction to Ovid Medline

Recording of a Library Bitesize session on an introduction to searching for literature on Medline using the Ovid interface. Medline is a database of over 26 million records of medical literature…

From  Ruth Jenkins on January 13th, 2021 0 likes 40 plays 0  

Searching for literature: Historical Skills and Methods II

This is an introductory session on literature searching for students on Historical Skills and Methods II. A PDF version of slides can be downloaded from Attachments tab. - Introduction - Your…

From  Caroline Stirling on January 6th, 2021 0 likes 184 plays 0  

REBM Literature searching - beyond the basics

Guidance on identifying literature to support evidence-based medicine, including point of care tools, library databases, and search techniques.

From  Ruth Jenkins on December 17th, 2020 0 likes 214 plays 0  

Beyond Reading Lists- Law

A short video looking at how to find other material for your studeis and manage the results.

From  Donna Watson on November 30th, 2020 0 likes 19 plays 0  

Library Bitesize - Choosing a Reference Manager

This short session provides an introduction to three popular reference managers currently in use at the University: Endnote, Zotero and Mendeley. By the end of this session, you should be familiar…

From  SarahLouise McDonald on November 26th, 2020 0 likes 33 plays 0  

Effective literature searching in neurosciences

Advice and resources for effective literature searching in neurosciences. This video covers the following topics; Turning a research question into something searchable [0:46] How to do an…

From  Ruth Jenkins on November 20th, 2020 0 likes 40 plays 0  

Get the Best From Web of Science - Dissertation Festival Nov 2020

Do you need help to start with a research topic or literature review? This session introduces Web of Science as a tool for undergraduate and postgraduate students. It is aimed at beginners and…

From  Angela Nicholson on November 5th, 2020 0 likes 15 plays 0  

Using the Library for creative dissertations : digital resources in art, music and drama

Are you planning your dissertation in a creative subject? Find out more about the rich range of digital library resources available to you in the visual arts, music and drama. Led by the Academic…

From  Christine Love-Rodgers on November 4th, 2020 0 likes 12 plays 0