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New online resource for SPS: Media Education Foundation digital films TAGS: | | | | | | | | The Library has recently subscribed to the Media Education Foundation (MEF) digital films service via the Kanopy streaming service. MEF produce and provide documentary films and other educational resources to inspire …Continue reading →

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New books for SPS – July TAGS: | | | | | This month we’re featuring a small selection of new titles purchased to support the area of Politics and International Relations in the School of Social and Political Science. Democracy and …Continue reading →

Sport and social sciences: A Commonwealth Games inspired reading list TAGS: | | | | | | The 2014 Commonwealth Games start today and we’ve had a look through the wealth of e-books currently available to University staff and students at the Library, to pull together just …Continue reading →

Top 5 women’s studies library resources TAGS: | | | | | | | Emmeline Pankhurst, leader of the British suffragette movement and one of the most important feminist public figures of all time, was born today (15th July) in 1858. To celebrate her …Continue reading →

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New books for SPS – June TAGS: | | | | This month we’re featuring a small selection of new titles purchased to support the area of Social Work in the School of Social and Political Science. Language practices in social …Continue reading →

50 Years of Sociology at Edinburgh: Professor Tom Burns TAGS: | | | | In 1964 the Sociology department at University of Edinburgh was founded by Tom Burns. A prominent sociologist and one of the first sociologists to be elected to a Fellowship of …Continue reading →

Fitba’ crazy, fitba’ mad? A football inspired reading list TAGS: | | | The World Cup kicks off tomorrow in Brazil and we’ve pulled together just a small number of the e-books currently available to staff and students of the University in the …Continue reading →

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Better together or better apart? Some useful resources on the Scottish referendum. TAGS: | | | | On the 18th September 2014 Scotland will vote yes or no to independence. There are a wealth of online resources available that can help with your research or help to …Continue reading →

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European Parliament elections 2014 – suggested resources for your research TAGS: | | | | | Voting will take place in the UK on Thursday 24th May for the European Parliament elections 2014. If you are thinking of voting or interested in doing research in this area …Continue reading →

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New e-resources trials available TAGS: | | | | | | The Library has set up trial access to a number of online resources that may be useful for those studying politics and international relations. These include: Declassified Documents Reference System …Continue reading →

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