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Welcome to the University of Edinburgh Library - for new postgraduates students in Social and Political Science

This session is for new postgraduate students in the School of Social and Political Science (SPS) for Welcome Week, September 2021. It introduces students to the huge range of library resources,…

From  Caroline Stirling on September 2nd, 2021 0 likes 48 plays 0  

How the law library can help you (UG) Sept 2021

A short video which lists a number of ways the law library team can help students with their studies. This video covers: - Visiting the Law Library - Online resources - Training and advice -…

From  SarahLouise McDonald on August 11th, 2021 0 likes 273 plays 0  

Passport: Introduction, research and methodology

Passport is a market research database which provides key business intelligence on countries, consumers, lifestyles, markets and companies. Ashton Moses (Account Manager) introduces you to Passport,…

From  Catherine Ure on July 11th, 2021 0 likes 13 plays 0  

S&P Capital IQ: Collection and Standardization

S&P Capital IQ is global company & financial database used in industry and academia. Rachanna Haffner from Capital IQ explains how company financials are sourced, collected, processed and…

From  Catherine Ure on July 11th, 2021 0 likes 7 plays 0  

LibSmart : digital literacy skills for online library research

An introduction to the LibSmart information literacy online course, with descriptions and learning outcomes of the ten modules of the new LibSmart II course to be launched in September 2021. More…

From  Christine Love-Rodgers on June 17th, 2021 0 likes 33 plays 0  

#EdLitSearchTips 2 - Keywords.

Work out the keywords, alternative words, phrases, synonyms & variant spellings. Be methodical and keep a note of all the different combinations you have used in each search so you’re not…

From  Angela Nicholson on March 12th, 2021 0 likes 7 plays 0  

Library Bitesize - Using the online library

This is a recording of the session from 13th January 2021. In it we discuss how to discover and access library resources and support online, and get updates on services available. Slides available…

From  SarahLouise McDonald on January 13th, 2021 0 likes 62 plays 0  

PG How to use the Centre for Research Collections

Discover more about how to use the Centre for Research Collections

From  Ravinder Panesar on September 14th, 2020 0 likes 59 plays 0  

Introduction to New College Library @ 40 George Square

Find out what library services and collections are available at New College Library @ 40 George Square in 2020, and what processes we have in place for safe use of the library.

From  Christine Love-Rodgers on September 11th, 2020 0 likes 128 plays 0  

Not for Gain by Daisy Lafarge (2016), EU3998

Lafarge’s interest in ecological and social relationships are a recurrent theme in her work, the two often merging so as to become indistinguishable from each other. Plant hunting and the…

From  Malcolm Brown on May 1st, 2020 0 likes 19 plays 0  

Getting Started with Special Collections

Special Collections (archives, manuscripts and rare books) can be a rich source of material for your dissertation but can sometimes feel daunting to use. This Dissertation Week session will show you…

From  Angela Nicholson on March 30th, 2020 0 likes 15 plays 0  

Bitesize - Ten top tips for finding academic literature

In this short talk, you will learn about how to start your literature search, tips and techniques for searching, managing your search results.

From  Angela Nicholson on March 26th, 2020 0 likes 82 plays 0  

Notes on a Historical Hall - British Sign Language version.

St Cecilia's Hall is Scotland's oldest purpose built concert hall and home to the University of Edinburgh's musical instrument collection. Learn about the building's interesting…

From  Malcolm Brown on March 18th, 2020 0 likes 36 plays 0  

Scientific Analysis of Heritage Collections

Scientific Analysis of Heritage Collections Using XRF Spectrometry – Employ.ed Internship 2019. Egyptian ushabtis, found under Medals 121, were analysed using X-Ray Fluorescence (XRF) analysis…

From  Malcolm Brown on February 20th, 2020 0 likes 49 plays 0  

Notes on a Historical Hall

St Cecilia's Hall is Scotland's oldest purpose built concert hall and home to the University of Edinburgh's musical instrument collection. Learn about the building's interesting…

From  Malcolm Brown on February 19th, 2020 0 likes 56 plays 0  

David Forsyth

University of Edinburgh public art officer, Liv Laumenech provides site-specific context while artist Davy Forsyth recounts the process and inspiration of his public artwork, Byte, as he also reads…

From  Malcolm Brown on February 13th, 2020 0 likes 18 plays 0