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On trial: London Low Life TAGS: | | | | | | | Thanks to a request from a HCA student the Library currently has trial access to the digital primary source database London Low Life from Adam Matthew. This wonderful digital collection …Continue reading →

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Dissertation Week Reflection TAGS: | It’s the final day of our very first Dissertation week at Edinburgh University Library. Here are some reflections and impressions of how it all went. What we did Our Dissertation …Continue reading →

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Top 5 tips if you’re stuck with your dissertation literature search TAGS: | | | Are you stuck with the literature search for your dissertation or final year project? Not finding as much on your topic as you hoped? Here are 5 suggestions to help …Continue reading →

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How using a reference manager can help you manage the references for your dissertation TAGS: | | | | | | | | | Finding literature and gathering references from here, there and everywhere? Don’t want to get to a few days before hand in and realise you don’t have the full details of …Continue reading →

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Centenary of Hamish Henderson TAGS: Yesterday a plaque was unveiled at the School of Scottish Studies Archives celebrating the centenary of Hamish Henderson, who was born in Blairgowrie on 11 November 1919. As a songwriter, …Continue reading →

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Getting Beyond Google Scholar – great tools to help you find information for your dissertation TAGS: | | Are you planning on consulting Google Scholar to find literature for your dissertation? While it is very easy to use and can be a good place to start, particularly since …Continue reading →

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On trial: Translations of the Peking Gazette Online TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | Thanks to a request from HCA staff the Library currently has trial access to Translations of the Peking Gazette Online from Brill. This is a comprehensive database of approximately 8,500 …Continue reading →

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Dissertation Fair 14th Nov TAGS: | | Dissertation Week starts next week (11-15th Nov).  Today we focus on the Dissertation Fair on Thursday 14th Nov. The Fair highlights the range of resources and support available across the …Continue reading →

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Halloween Highland Superstitions TAGS: | | The day of Halloween is upon us and here at the UCF we’re marking the occasion the only way we know how…with some seriously spooky books! A quick click through …Continue reading →

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