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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 25 plays 0  

#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 4 plays 0  

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 Bitesize - Using the online library

This is a recording of the session from 13th January 2021. In it we discuss how to discover and access library resources and support online, and get updates on services available. Slides available…

From  SarahLouise McDonald on January 13th, 2021 0 likes 18 plays 0  

PG How to use the Centre for Research Collections

Discover more about how to use the Centre for Research Collections

From  Ravinder Panesar on September 14th, 2020 0 likes 59 plays 0  

Introduction to New College Library @ 40 George Square

Find out what library services and collections are available at New College Library @ 40 George Square in 2020, and what processes we have in place for safe use of the library.

From  Christine Love-Rodgers on September 11th, 2020 0 likes 99 plays 0  

Not for Gain by Daisy Lafarge (2016), EU3998

Lafarge’s interest in ecological and social relationships are a recurrent theme in her work, the two often merging so as to become indistinguishable from each other. Plant hunting and the…

From  Malcolm Brown on May 1st, 2020 0 likes 11 plays 0  

Getting Started with Special Collections

Special Collections (archives, manuscripts and rare books) can be a rich source of material for your dissertation but can sometimes feel daunting to use. This Dissertation Week session will show you…

From  Angela Nicholson on March 30th, 2020 0 likes 11 plays 0  

Bitesize - Ten top tips for finding academic literature

In this short talk, you will learn about how to start your literature search, tips and techniques for searching, managing your search results.

From  Angela Nicholson on March 26th, 2020 0 likes 75 plays 0  

Notes on a Historical Hall - British Sign Language version.

St Cecilia's Hall is Scotland's oldest purpose built concert hall and home to the University of Edinburgh's musical instrument collection. Learn about the building's interesting…

From  Malcolm Brown on March 18th, 2020 0 likes 33 plays 0  

Scientific Analysis of Heritage Collections

Scientific Analysis of Heritage Collections Using XRF Spectrometry – Employ.ed Internship 2019. Egyptian ushabtis, found under Medals 121, were analysed using X-Ray Fluorescence (XRF) analysis…

From  Malcolm Brown on February 20th, 2020 0 likes 33 plays 0  

Notes on a Historical Hall

St Cecilia's Hall is Scotland's oldest purpose built concert hall and home to the University of Edinburgh's musical instrument collection. Learn about the building's interesting…

From  Malcolm Brown on February 19th, 2020 0 likes 50 plays 0  

David Forsyth

University of Edinburgh public art officer, Liv Laumenech provides site-specific context while artist Davy Forsyth recounts the process and inspiration of his public artwork, Byte, as he also reads…

From  Malcolm Brown on February 13th, 2020 0 likes 16 plays 0  

ISG Festive Video 2019

A look back at some of the highlights across ISG in 2019.

From  Tim Gray on December 9th, 2019 1 likes 374 plays 0  

Visiting University of Edinburgh Libraries

Find out how to use University of Edinburgh Libraries

From  Angela Nicholson on September 6th, 2019 0 likes 249 plays 0  

Preview Opening for Body Language Exhibition

Footage of performance of Dancers from Danns-Ed the EUSA Postgraduate Dance company and MSc Dance Science & Education students during the opening preview of the Wellcome Trust funded Exhibition,…

From  Rachel Hosker on July 26th, 2019 0 likes 109 plays 0