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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 33 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 23 plays 0  

Library Bitesize: Using Google and Google Scholar for finding academic literature

Recording of 4th February 2021 Library bitesize session "Using Google and Google Scholar for finding academic literature" Aims of the session: • Identify ways of performing more…

From  Heather Stewart on February 4th, 2021 0 likes 15 plays

Skills in Heritage Data Science: Meet the Dogs of 19th Century Denmark

Henriette Roued-Cunliffe (University of Copenhagen) discusses how to create a smooth learning curve for data-led research in the humanities.In the humanities and the heritage sector, Henriette has…

From  Roisin O'Brien on January 20th, 2021 0 likes 7 plays 0  

Welcome to the University of Edinburgh Library - Welcome Week session for SPS postgraduates

This video was recorded for postgraduate students in the School of Social and Political Science (SPS) for Welcome Week. As an introduction to the University Library it allows you to find out how to…

From  Caroline Stirling on September 7th, 2020 0 likes 82 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 6 plays 0  

Newspapers for historical research - HCA (online)

A video for online postgraduate students in School of History, Classics and Archaeology (HCA) demonstrating how to find and access newspaper, magazine and other news source databases and how to…

From  Caroline Stirling on August 11th, 2020 0 likes 20 plays 0  

Gale Primary Sources for your dissertation - Archives and Platform

The University of Edinburgh has access to a fantastic collection of primary source archives from Gale, covering centuries of content. Including, historical newspapers from the British Library, as…

From  Caroline Stirling on May 25th, 2020 0 likes 69 plays 0  

How to Edit Wikipedia - unabridged version

How to Edit Wikipedia - unabridged version 2018 tutorial including how to navigate your way round a page.

From  Ewan McAndrew on May 7th, 2018 0 likes 55 plays 0