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Advanced Skills: Developing a Research Strategy (Oct 22)

This session gives an overview of things to consider when undertaking a search, where to look for material, advanced search techniques and where to find help. This is a recording of a live session…

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Going Beyond Your Reading List (Oct 2022)

This session gives an overview of things you can do to go beyond your reading list and start doing your own independent research - it covers basic steps using items from your reading list or…

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Literature searching for your Sociology project

This is an introductory session on literature searching for your Sociology project. It covers steps to follow in a literature search including how to search and where to search, managing your search…

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Library Refresher - All levels - January 2022

This session delivered to UG and PG students in the School of Law in January 2022 reminded attendees of the main ways to access resources through Library Services. By the end of this session,…

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Literature searching for your dissertation - BSc Social Work (Jan 2022)

This is an introductory session on literature searching for your dissertation for BSc (Hons) Social Work students. It covers steps to follow in a literature search including how to search and where…

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Improve your research skills with SAGE Research Methods

This session provides an introduction to SAGE Research Methods, a database containing thousands of resources, dedicated to research methods across a range of subject areas. The session covers content…

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Welcome to the Library, Part 2: Literature searching (MHO students)

This is the second of a 2-part introduction to the University Library for students doing the PgCert Advanced Social Work Studies - Mental Health Officer (MHO) Award, 2021-22. This session covers…

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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 launched in September 2021. More…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Effective literature searching in neurosciences

Advice and resources for effective literature searching in neurosciences. This video covers the following topics; Turning a research question into something searchable [0:46] How to do an…

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Using SAGE Research Methods for Social Science Research (Dissertation Festival - October 2020)

An introduction to the SAGE Research Methods database, presented online (Thursday 29th October 2020) by Chloe Turner, SAGE Library Trainer, during the Library's Dissertation Festival 2020.

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Welcome to the University of Edinburgh Library - Welcome Week session for SPS postgraduates

This video was recorded for postgraduate students in the School of Social and Political Science (SPS) for Welcome Week. As an introduction to the University Library it allows you to find out how to…

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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…

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