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Five things ASLs have been doing to help students since lockdown 2020 TAGS: | | | | | | When coronavirus restrictions began in March 2020, the University of Edinburgh had to close some libraries and change some library services. But Academic Support Librarians haven’t gone away. We may …Continue reading →

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What should I do when I can’t get the print book I need from my UoE library? TAGS: | | | | | | | Unfortunately, not every print book in our collections is available as an e-book. So what can you do to source a digital copy of an essential book, when the library …Continue reading →

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Welcome to the Academic Support Librarians blog! Welcome to the Academic Support Librarians blog! You can find out more about the Library Academic Support team here. We’ll be using this blog to highlight our generic information literacy …Continue reading →

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Reflecting on New College Library at DHT A guest post from Gina Headden, New College Library Helpdesk Team New College Library on the Mound is a grand and imposing building but like many historic locations it occasionally …Continue reading →

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Caring for the New College Library Torah Scroll TAGS: | | | | A guest post by Valentina Flex, New College Library & Archive Assistant. In order to ensure the safe and successful decant of collections at New College Library, myself and my …Continue reading →

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New College Library Project Update by the Library & Archive Assistants TAGS: | | | Post by Jamie Sutherland, New College Library Project Assistant New College Library moved to its temporary home in David Hume Tower in January 2020. This new space will allow continued …Continue reading →

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Library Update for Divinity : Answering Your Questions Here are some of the questions Divinity staff and students have been asking me over the last few weeks, and some answers. As the Covid-19 situation can change quickly, the …Continue reading →

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February 2020 Journal Club : AI and Metadata TAGS: | | | | What do cataloguing and cars have in common? One answer is that developments in artificial intelligence are changing both of them. Our February Journal Club discussed three recent articles about …Continue reading →

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January Journal Club : Supporting systematic review for researchers TAGS: | | | The first Journal Club of 2020 met on 8 January to talk about : Dalton, M., 2019. How individual consultations with a librarian can support systematic reviews in the social …Continue reading →

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New College Library is moving! TAGS: | Outside the David Hume Tower A major Estates project means that we must move the New College Library collections and services. What this means for you • New College Library …Continue reading →

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Collections

Default utility Image Art and The Playfair: Speaking to Absent Volumes, or How to Find Books in the Library, Old Style During the academic year 2019-20 Rare Books worked with a group of third year students...
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Projects

Default utility Image Semply the Best: A Collection in Need of Some Love This week’s blog comes from Project Collections Assistants Anna O’Regan, Winona O’Connor and Max Chesnokov...
Default utility Image The Battle of Life: A look at the Dumfriesshire mental health survey “worried, dull and anxious, not quite up to the battle of life.” Widowed female, 45-54...

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