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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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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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Making the Most of Your Dissertation Week TAGS: | | | | | | For the first time at the University of Edinburgh Library we are planning to hold a Dissertation Week in November 11-15 2019. This week is all about how the Library …Continue reading →

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Edinburgh hosts international IIIF event TAGS: | | | Jointly with the National Library of Scotland, the University hosted the annual IIIF Showcase and Working Meeting from December 3-6. As consortial members, it was a good opportunity for both …Continue reading →

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MyiLibrary e-book changes TAGS: | | | E-books hosted on the MyiLibrary website will transfer over to Ebook Central on the evening of Wednesday 18th April. We have been advised that bookmarks, highlights and saved notes will …Continue reading →

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Cemeteries in the 60’s TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | Iron Age burial excavated at Châlons-sur-Marne, France (Ritchie: 1968) Highlights from the PhD digitisation project Exploring the theme of cemeteries and memorials showcases some of the most visually rich and striking theses …Continue reading →

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CRC Summer School: Day 2 TAGS: | | | | | Yesterday brought a slight shift in focus, from a general introduction to an in-depth look at specific departments and museum collections. Our morning was spent discussing both current and future …Continue reading →

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