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Introduction to the library PG (campus)

Short video introducing library resources, help and training. The first of three videos with others covering searching DiscoverEd and using legal databases.

From  Donna Watson on September 21st, 2021 0 likes 2 plays 0  

Introduction to the Library for BA Childhood Practice

An introduction to library services for BA Childhood Practice students. Presentation slides available in the 'Attachments' tab (below the recording).

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

Finding Research Literature for MSc Education (All Pathways) (2021-22)

A presentation for MSc Education students (all pathways) on how to find and access research literature. Presentation slides are available in 'Attachments' (below the recording).

From  Ishbel Leggat on September 15th, 2021 0 likes 2 plays

PG Online- Introduction to the library (PART1)

Brief overview of the University Library for PG Online students from the School of Law.

From  Donna Watson on September 13th, 2021 0 likes 10 plays 0  

Finding sources for Wikipedia (medical-related articles)

Information about appropriate information sources for writing a medical-related Wikipedia article, and some techniques and sources for searching for information.

From  Ruth Jenkins on September 13th, 2021 0 likes 18 plays 0  

Reviewing and searching the literature 2

Recorded on 10th September 2021 for Research Methods in Health (PgCert, Health in Social Science) on the library aspects of Reviewing & Searching the Literature: •Academic literature…

From  Heather Stewart on September 10th, 2021 0 likes 1 plays

Reviewing and searching the literature 1

Recorded on 10th September 2021 for Research Methods in Health (PgCert, Health in Social Science) on the library aspects of Reviewing & Searching the Literature: •Self help introductory…

From  Heather Stewart on September 10th, 2021 0 likes 4 plays

Clinical Education - Literature Searching

Building keywords and search terms, using informaiton sources such as Google Scholar and databases, and managing literature.

From  Ruth Jenkins on September 10th, 2021 0 likes 25 plays 0  

(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 141 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 6 plays 0  

Reimagining Social Anthropology - Introduction to literature searching (part 2)

Second video looking at the literature search process. Covers: Using advanced search techniques in databases, Refining searches, What to do when the library does not have what you need Managing…

From  Donna Watson on September 7th, 2021 0 likes 3 plays 0  

Library Resources and Services - Introduction

Prepared with postgraduate students joining the Schools of Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics & Astronomy in mind, this presentation is relevant for anyone new to the University of Edinburgh who…

From  Heather Stewart on September 3rd, 2021 0 likes 5 plays

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 45 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 133 plays 0  

All levels - Using Legal Databases

Introductory session on how to use legal databases (Westlaw, LexisLibrary and HeinOnline). By the end of this session, you should be able to: select the appropriate database for your needs, and…

From  SarahLouise McDonald on August 26th, 2021 0 likes 83 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 24 plays 0