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Getting the best from the Library: MSc Physical Activity for Health

A presentation for MSc Physical Activity for Health students on how to find and access research literature.

From  Ishbel Leggat on October 19th, 2020 1 likes 5 plays

HCA Using the Library for Honours research (3rd year)

In this session we'll look at going beyond your reading list and developing the research skills you require at Honours level. As you start to do your own research, this also means you may have…

From  Caroline Stirling on October 15th, 2020 0 likes 8 plays 0  

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 5 plays 0  

SPS Going beyond your reading list

There is so much information out there and so many resources.....Where do you start? What is the best way forward? What direction are you supposed to take? Once you have the right information how do…

From  Caroline Stirling on October 8th, 2020 0 likes 9 plays 0  

Getting the best from the Library: MSc Language Education

A presentation for MSc Language Education students on how to find and access research literature.

From  Ishbel Leggat on October 5th, 2020 0 likes 5 plays

Finding health information and literature searching for REBM

Introduction to finding literature to support research and evidence based medicine.

From  Ruth Jenkins on October 1st, 2020 0 likes 249 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 12 plays 0  

Finding Research Literature for Philosophy

A presentation for MSc Philosophy online students on how to find and access research literature.

From  Ishbel Leggat on September 22nd, 2020 0 likes 4 plays

PhD Law -Sources, Materials & Bibliography, Sept 2020

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.

From  Donna Watson on September 18th, 2020 0 likes 12 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 15 plays 0  

Library Bitesize: Check Your Source

This Library Bitesize presentation provides a short introduction to finding and evaluating academic or scholarly sources of information.

From  Ishbel Leggat on September 6th, 2020 0 likes 20 plays

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  

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 17 plays 0  

Introduction to CAB Abstracts

CAB Abstracts is a leading applied life sciences literature database, covering a range of subjects, including animal and crop husbandry, animal and plant breeding, plant protection, genetics,…

From  Fiona Brown on June 26th, 2020 0 likes 15 plays 0  

GPHU Introduction to literature searching - session 2

The second session on literature searching for GPHU. Slides for this session can be found in the Attachments tab.

From  Caroline Stirling on April 29th, 2020 0 likes 56 plays 0