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Three new things: Dissertations TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | It’s around the time where many of our students will be planning and beginning the research for their dissertations. If you’re at the start of this journey and looking for …Continue reading →

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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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New Resources TAGS: | | | | | | | Throughout the year the Law Librarians purchase new materials – sometimes following requests, and other times to ensure that new editions of established and key texts are available to staff …Continue reading →

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Dissertation Festival 2021 TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | From 8 – 19 March the Library is running an online Dissertation Festival. The events taking place during this two week period will highlight what the Library can do for …Continue reading →

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The problem with ebooks TAGS: | | | | | | | Working and studying through the Coronavirus pandemic has meant that we’re more reliant on ebooks and other electronic resources than ever before. As much as we would have liked for …Continue reading →

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Dissertation Festival: Monday 8th – Friday 19th March 2021 TAGS: | | | | | | Do you want to find out more about the library resources available to support your dissertation question? Are you interested in learning how to manage the bibliographic and research data …Continue reading →

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Dissertation Festival: 26th October – 6th November TAGS: | | | | Are you writing a dissertation this year? Do you want to find out more about the library resources available to support your dissertation? From the 26th October to the 6th …Continue reading →

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Dissertation Festival 2020 TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | From 26 October – 6 November the Library is running a virtual Dissertation Festival. The online events taking place during this two week period will highlight what the Library can …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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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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