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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  

Library Bitesize: Check Your Source (Digital Skills Festival - May 2021)

This Library Bitesize presentation provides a short introduction to finding and evaluating academic or scholarly sources of information for study and research purposes. A copy of presentation slides…

From  Ishbel Leggat on May 26th, 2021 0 likes 13 plays

PG - Sources, Materials and Bibliographies - Jan 2021

This session looks at: The literature searching process Accessing library resources Referencing Help and training A PDF copy of the slides are available as an attachment. Presenters: Donna Watson,…

From  SarahLouise McDonald on January 27th, 2021 0 likes 9 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 3 plays 0  

Neuropolitics: Biometrics and Cognitive Science Part 2

Part two of an introduction to cognitive science and the use of biometrics in neuropolitics.

From  Robin Hill on January 25th, 2021 0 likes 15 plays 0  

Neuropolitics: Biometrics and Cognitive Science Part 1

First part of an introduction to cognitive science and the use of biometrics in neuropolitics.

From  Robin Hill on January 25th, 2021 0 likes 22 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 14 plays 0  

SPS How to use the library

This session gives an overview of accessing library resources. PDF version of the slides are included in the attachments section.

From  Donna Watson on September 30th, 2020 0 likes 8 plays 0  

PG- Using the University Library for Finding Academic Resources, Sept 2020

Presentation on how to use the library for postgraduate students. Includes a demo of using DiscoverEd to search. By the end of this session, you should be able to find and access items in the…

From  SarahLouise McDonald on September 25th, 2020 0 likes 117 plays 0  

How To Keep Your Mobile Device Secure

This talk provides a high level overview of mobile phones and the security landscape they operate within. The attack surface along with examples of threats are highlighted along with top ten security…

From  Ravinder Panesar on September 18th, 2020 0 likes 16 plays 0  

How to keep physical information secure

A number of real world ploys are discussed along with advice on how to protect yourself from compromise.

From  Ravinder Panesar on September 18th, 2020 0 likes 24 plays 0  

How To Understand Risk

Why do we get so worried about being secure online? Are we worried enough? Do we worry too much? In this session we take a look at what information security risk is and how we can handle it…

From  Ravinder Panesar on September 18th, 2020 0 likes 10 plays 0  

How to Critique Cybercrime in the Movies

This presentation explores how the media has portrayed hacking and cybersecurity, featuring some classic films and the elements they get right... and so very, very wrong.

From  Ravinder Panesar on September 18th, 2020 0 likes 10 plays 0  

How to avoid Scams and Social Engineering

How do we get tricked into handing over our details or clicking on suspicious links? In this session we look at how criminals game human behaviour and how to avoid common scams, from money laundering…

From  Ravinder Panesar on September 18th, 2020 0 likes 15 plays 0  

Searching DiscoverEd (PG Online SPS) Sept 2020- Session 2

This 10 minute video demonstrates some of the searching functionality in DiscoverEd. This is the second short video in a series of four aimed at introducing SPS Online students to the library…

From  Donna Watson on September 17th, 2020 0 likes 6 plays 0