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SPS Developing a research strategy

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 October 15th, 2020 0 likes 4 plays 0  

Welcome to the Library, Part 2: How to find academic literature and go beyond your reading list (MHO students)

This is the second in a 2 part presentation for students doing the Advanced Professional Studies - Mental Health Officer (MHO) Award. This session covers creating a basic search strategy, identifying…

From  Caroline Stirling on September 29th, 2020 0 likes 7 plays 0  

Saving your search methodology and result numbers

Demonstrates how to save a Search History in the Ebsco and Ovid platforms . This provides a reference for writing up a review methodology as it provides details of the databases searched, the search…

From  Heather Stewart on September 25th, 2020 0 likes 8 plays

Saving your Search History steps to run in the future

Demonstrating how to save search histories in databases on the Ebsco and Ovid platforms which are lost on leaving unless this is done

From  Heather Stewart on September 25th, 2020 0 likes 7 plays 0  

Search History to build a search

Using the Search History to build a search strategy CINAHL Plus for the Ebsco platform and MEDLINE for the Ovid platform.

From  Heather Stewart on September 25th, 2020 0 likes 10 plays 0  

Subject Heading searches in CINAHL Plus, MEDLINE and psycINFO

Demonstration of subject heading searches in CINAHL (on Ebsco platform), MEDLINE and psycINFO (both on Ovid platform). Explaining the use of subject headings for keyword searching.

From  Heather Stewart on September 25th, 2020 0 likes 12 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  

BioPOD August 2019: The 500 Year Astrobiology Experiment

Have you ever wondered how many years microorganisms can survive desiccation, in a closed environment? Well, this episode is for you. Listen to Verity from BioPOD interview Dr Toby Samuels from the…

From  Annette Caroline Georgia Peach on September 30th, 2019 0 likes 3 plays 0  

Online learning: using the library resources

Four online students talk about accessing the University's online library resources. It's not difficult and you can even connect your Google Scholar search to the University library…

From  Lauren Johnston-Smith on October 29th, 2018 1 likes 162 plays 0  

Learning Technology Showcase March 2018, Part 2

Lecture Technology Showcase (run by the Learning Teaching and Web division of Information Services, University of Edinburgh) of 29th March 2018 on the subject of lecture recording. Part 2. Speakers:…

From  Brendan Hill on April 20th, 2018 0 likes 67 plays 0  

Web Search Update - 15 March 2018

Presentation given to the University Web Publishers Community, 15 March 2018. As the University search replacement project nears completion, Stratos Filalithis details the changes you should expect…

From  Duncan MacGruer on March 15th, 2018 0 likes 25 plays 0  

Astrobiology - How do we look for extraterrestrial intelligences?

This project was created by the School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Edinburgh.

From  Lucy Kendra on July 28th, 2017 0 likes 8 plays

Astrobiology - Is there anybody out there?

This project was created by the School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Edinburgh.

From  Lucy Kendra on July 28th, 2017 0 likes 19 plays

Astrobiology - Contacting extraterrestrial civilisations

This project was created by the School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Edinburgh.

From  Lucy Kendra on July 28th, 2017 0 likes 19 plays