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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 5 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 112 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 5 plays 0  

Searching Web of Science (PG Online SPS) Sept 2020- Session 3

This short video demonstrates a search in Web of Science. It is the third in a set of 4 looking at accessing library resources.

From  Donna Watson on September 16th, 2020 0 likes 6 plays 0  

Using the University Library (PG Online SPS) Sept 2020- Session 1

This presentation outlines the services that new online students in SPS have access to. It is the first of 4 sessions: Session 2- Using DiscoverEd Session 3- Searching Web of Science Session 4-…

From  Donna Watson on September 16th, 2020 0 likes 14 plays 0  

Why I am editing Wikipedia by Dr. Jess Wade at Women in STEM Connect

Talk by Dr. Jess Wade at the University of Edinburgh's Women in STEM Connect edit-a-thon on Sunday 16th August 2020.

From  Ewan McAndrew on September 14th, 2020 0 likes 14 plays 0  

Teaching with Wikipedia - a practical 'how to' guide.

This online session is for any course leaders interested in learning more about Wikipedia Education assignments. The workshop showcases best practice derived from working with over a dozen course…

From  Ewan McAndrew on September 14th, 2020 0 likes 3 plays 0  

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 14 plays 0  

Literature Searching Session 2 (Social Anthropology)

This second session looks at how to apply a search in 2 databases. Also there is information on what to do if the library does not have what you need and other useful help and training resources.

From  Donna Watson on September 7th, 2020 0 likes 2 plays 0  

Literature Searching- Session 1 (Social Anthropology)

A short session looking at making a searchable question, forming a search strategy and some search techniques.

From  Donna Watson on September 7th, 2020 0 likes 11 plays 0  

Searching the Factiva Newspaper database (PG Online SPS) Sept 2020- Session 4

Short demonstration of search builder function in the Factiva News database.

From  Donna Watson on September 2nd, 2020 0 likes 4 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 18 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 30 plays 0  

Using the Simple Search in DiscoverEd

An introduction to using the simple search options in DiscoverEd

From  Donna Watson on July 6th, 2020 0 likes 10 plays 0  

GPHU Introduction to literature searching - session 2

The second session on literature searching for GPHU. Slides for this session can be found in the Attachments tab.

From  Caroline Stirling on April 29th, 2020 0 likes 56 plays 0  

GPHU Introduction to literature searching- session 3

The third session on literature searching for the GPHU.

From  Donna Watson on April 28th, 2020 0 likes 30 plays 0