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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 9 plays 0  

Library Bitesize - How to reference and avoid plagiarism - March 2021

Presented on 23rd March 2021 as part of the Library Bitesize programme, The session provides an overview and sources of help on plagiarism and referencing. The aims of the session…

From  Heather Stewart on March 24th, 2021 0 likes 9 plays

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 3 plays 0  

Finding Digitised Special Collections (Dissertation Festival 2021)

This online presentation discuss the different ways you can find digitised rare books, archives and manuscripts online.

From  Francesca Baseby on March 19th, 2021 0 likes 3 plays 0  

JoVE

JoVE, the Journal of Visualised Experiments (https://www-jove-com.ezproxy.is.ed.ac.uk/) is an online educational resource, available to students and staff in the University of Edinburgh. JoVE…

From  Fiona Brown on March 18th, 2021 0 likes 15 plays 0  

Library Bitesize : Finding Theses

Learn about · How to find out about theses and dissertations written on your topic · How to view theses online, and in print

From  Christine Love-Rodgers on March 17th, 2021 0 likes 4 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 7 plays

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 16th, 2021 0 likes 20 plays 0  

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 8 plays

#EdLitSearchTips 2 - Keywords.

Work out the keywords, alternative words, phrases, synonyms & variant spellings. Be methodical and keep a note of all the different combinations you have used in each search so you’re not…

From  Angela Nicholson on March 12th, 2021 0 likes 3 plays 0  

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 25 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 27 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 44 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 21 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 37 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 0 likes 48 plays 0