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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 3 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 10 plays 0  

UG How To Develop your Academic Language and Literacy Skills

Introducing one of a series of Transition courses, Successful Academic Communication: Building confidence in your use of academic English for all undergraduate home, EU and international students.

From  Ravinder Panesar on September 15th, 2020 0 likes 45 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 5 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 1 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 2 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 10 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  

Introduction to SCDE digital literacies framework

Derek Robertson from the University of Dundee presents an introduction to the national digital literacies framework for student teachers in Scotland.

From  Judy Robertson on August 26th, 2020 0 likes 2 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 10 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 19 plays 0  

Promoting Reading for Pleasure Webinar

This webinar explores the benefits of book reading for children with Dr Sarah McGeown, and how teachers can create contexts in the class, school and home to encourage and inspire children to choose…

From  Sarah McGeown on July 31st, 2020 0 likes 42 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 4 plays 0  

Part 1: L&T 2020 Critical approaches to hidden curriculum with hybrid learning

Part 1: What is the hidden curriculum in Music? Conference session recording (Collaborate), Edinburgh University Learning and Teaching Conference 2020. 'Critical approaches to the hidden…

From  Nicola Moran on June 29th, 2020 0 likes 6 plays 0