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Introduction to the University Library (HCA postgraduates)

This is a recorded version of a live Welcome Week session for new postgraduate students in the School of History, Classics and Archaeology (HCA), 16th September 2021. This session covers how to…

From  Caroline Stirling on September 17th, 2021 0 likes 10 plays 0  

Introduction to University of Edinburgh Library for MSc Education (2021-22)

An introduction to library services for MSc Education students (all pathways). Presentation slides available in the 'Attachments' tab (below the recording).

From  Ishbel Leggat on September 15th, 2021 0 likes 8 plays

(PG) How to find academic literature

"By the end of this session, you should be able to explore and use key library resources to research a topic for an essay or reportYou should be able to:Take the first steps to plan and…

From  Ravinder Panesar on September 10th, 2021 0 likes 137 plays 0  

Welcome to the Library - Divinity PG Students

Introduction to the Library for Divinity PG students 1.Visit the Library : New College Library 00:45 2.Visit the Library : Main Library 02:02 3.Borrow books : 03:13 4.Visit the Library :…

From  Christine Love-Rodgers on September 7th, 2021 0 likes 4 plays 0  

(PG) How to get access to resources you need that the library doesn’t hold

"By the end of this session, you should be aware of resources and services to support your research when you need library resources that the library doesn't hold. You should be able…

From  Ravinder Panesar on September 3rd, 2021 0 likes 14 plays 0  

(PG) How to use the Centre for Research Collections

Dr Fran Baseby, CRC Services Manager, will provide a practical guide for finding and accessing collections (archives, manuscripts, rare books and museum collections) at the Centre for Research…

From  Ravinder Panesar on September 3rd, 2021 0 likes 15 plays 0  

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 44 plays 0  

Introduction to the University Library - Historian's Toolkit

This video is a short introduction to the University Library and its resources, services and facilities for students on the Historian's Toolkit course. A PDF version of the slides can be…

From  Caroline Stirling on August 30th, 2021 0 likes 105 plays 0  

Leith Improvement Scheme - Pattypan upload to Wikimedia Commons

A video demonstrating the process of uploading images to Wikimedia Commons in bulk using Pattypan. In this example, images from the Tower Block Archive are uploaded. Leith Improvement Scheme…

From  Ewan McAndrew on August 27th, 2021 0 likes 1 plays 0  

(UG) How to get access to library resources you need that the library doesn't hold

By the end of this session, you should be aware of resources and services to support your research when you need library resources that the library doesn't hold. You should be able to: …

From  Ravinder Panesar on August 26th, 2021 0 likes 47 plays 0  

Finding historical documents / primary sources online (Historical Research: Skills & Sources)

This video, for students on the Historical Research: Skills & Sources (online) course, introduces the wide range of digital primary source databases available at the Library that allow you to…

From  Caroline Stirling on August 13th, 2021 0 likes 10 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 32 plays 0  

Making the most of IT - Getting started with the Library

Making the Most of IT - Getting started with the Library section

From  Jenny Lauder on July 28th, 2021 1 likes 71 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 1 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 28 plays 0