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Ten ways students can save money and time by using the library TAGS: | | | Everyone’s noticing the cost of living at the moment. And when you’re a student juggling your studies with a job, time is money. Here’s ten tips to help save money …Continue reading →

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LILAC 2022 : Student transitions in information literacy :  from school to HE, from learners to researchers TAGS: | | | | | | | The LILAC 2022 conference in Manchester this April was a challenge and a pleasure to attend :  my first real life, in person conference for two years! I put aside …Continue reading →

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Making library data work for us TAGS: | | | On 2-4 November I attended the LibPMC Conference (International Conference on Performance Measurement in Libraries). The conference content was really varied, including a focus on the needs of stakeholders and …Continue reading →

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Decoloniality and the library (CILIPS Conference 2021) TAGS: | | | | On 7 June I attended a CILIPS conference session on Decoloniality and the library: the case at Goldsmiths, University of London, by Marilyn Clarke, Director of Library Services at Goldsmiths, University …Continue reading →

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New College marks its 175th Anniversary with online exhibition  TAGS: | | | |   It all began with The Disruption. Not 2020’s lockdown but The Disruption of 1843 when ministers and elders left the Church of Scotland to set up the Free Church of Scotland. …Continue reading →

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Critical Approaches to Libraries 2021(CALC) Day 1 TAGS: | | | | | | | | On Monday 5 May I attended the Critical Approaches to Libraries 2021 conference, a really interesting and dynamic gathering exploring all aspects of critical practice in libraries. My first session …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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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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Default utility Image Edinburgh Research Archive: March 2021 Edinburgh Research Archive: March 2021 • https://era.ed.ac.uk March saw a record number of downloads for ERA,...
Default utility Image Edinburgh Research Explorer: March 2021 Edinburgh Research Explorer: March 2021 • www.research.ed.ac.uk The dip in download numbers which seemed to inflict...

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Default utility Image Glazy in Love: Rehousing the Emma Gillies Collection Today we have the first instalment of a two-part series from Collections Care Assistant, Sarah...
Default utility Image Homes for Rocks – Rehousing the Lyell Geological Specimen Collection Today we have the first installment of a two-part series from Joanne Fulton. Joanne is...

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