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IAD (PGT - Online) Searching Research Literature

IAD (PGT - Online) Searching Research Literature Online presentation delivered 2nd June 2021 by Academic Support Librarians (Ishbel Leggat and Christine Love-Rodgers). Session aims:To highlight the…

From  Ishbel Leggat on June 4th, 2021 0 likes 15 plays

Library Bitesize: Check Your Source (Digital Skills Festival - May 2021)

This Library Bitesize presentation provides a short introduction to finding and evaluating academic or scholarly sources of information for study and research purposes. A copy of presentation slides…

From  Ishbel Leggat on May 26th, 2021 0 likes 15 plays

Library Bitesize: Building complex searches for systematic reviews

Systematic reviews usually require detailed, sensitive searches tailored to individual specialist databases. This session introduces techniques to develop new searches by building on prior…

From  Marshall Dozier on April 22nd, 2021 1 likes 8 plays 0  

Library Bitesize: Standards literature - an introduction to finding and accessing standards documents

Library Bitesize talk, providing an introduction to finding and accessing standards documents.

From  Jenny Lauder on March 23rd, 2021 0 likes 8 plays 0  

JoVE

JoVE, the Journal of Visualised Experiments (https://www-jove-com.ezproxy.is.ed.ac.uk/) is an online educational resource, available to students and staff in the University of Edinburgh. JoVE…

From  Fiona Brown on March 18th, 2021 0 likes 20 plays 0  

Building complex searches for systematic reviews (Dissertation Festival)

Systematic reviews usually require detailed, sensitive searches tailored to individual specialist databases. This session introduces techniques to develop new searches by building on prior…

From  Marshall Dozier on March 17th, 2021 0 likes 45 plays 0  

IAD Finding Academic Literature for taught postgraduate students - Dissertation Festival March 2021

Help for research students searching for material to support a literature review, presented on 16th MArch 2021 as part of the Dissertation Festival. Powerpoint slides only (no…

From  Heather Stewart on March 17th, 2021 0 likes 10 plays

Introduction to SPORTDiscus (on EBSCOhost): Dissertation Festival

This is a recording of a presentation delivered as part of the Library's online Dissertation Festival (08-19 March 2021). This session provides an introduction to searching in the SPORTDiscus…

From  Ishbel Leggat on March 15th, 2021 0 likes 19 plays

Introduction to Ovid Medline (Dissertation Festival)

This recording of a Dissertation Festival session provides an introduction to searching for literature on Medline using the Ovid interface. Medline is a database of over 25 million records of medical…

From  Ruth Jenkins on March 12th, 2021 0 likes 54 plays 0  

Managing the literature in systematic reviews (Dissertation Festival)

This session provides an introduction to underlying processes and techniques for finding and handling publications as part of the systematic review process. Topics include: What really lies…

From  Marshall Dozier on March 12th, 2021 0 likes 33 plays 0  

Study Resources for Literature Reviews - Dissertation Festival March 2021

Recording of the 11th March 2021 Dissertation Festival presentation of Collaborate version of "Study Resources for Literature Reviews" run under the Digital Skills and Training…

From  Heather Stewart on March 11th, 2021 0 likes 32 plays

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  

Dissertation Festival: Introduction to literature searching for your dissertation

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 March 8th, 2021 2 likes 72 plays 0  

Research Process (RP) - Week 3: Developing a search strategy and managing search results

This presentation has been developed for the Research Process (RP) course, delivered online for MSc Strength and Conditioning, MSc Performance Psychology, MSc Physical Activity for Health students…

From  Ishbel Leggat on March 7th, 2021 0 likes 70 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 16 plays

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