AM Explorer – your primary source hub (trial access) TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | I’m happy to let you know that the Library currently has extended trial access to AM Explorer, your gateway to millions of pages of primary source content. AM’s collections provide …Continue reading →

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AI, Theological Libraries … and me TAGS: | | The University of Edinburgh hosted the Association of British Theological and Philosophical Libraries conference this year at New College on 21-23 March. As usual there was the opportunity for discovering …Continue reading →

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Five reasons you should use LibSmart to prep for your assignments TAGS: | | | | | | | | | Here we are midway through the first semester, and you may start to feel like you should be looking ahead to your end of semester assessments. Often students feel a …Continue reading →

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Student job opportunity! TAGS: | | | | | Interested in paid business experience with a global publisher? The Gale Ambassador Library Support Program may be just what you’re looking for! The deadline for applications has been extended, so …Continue reading →

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Artificial Intelligence : where does it fit into library strategy? TAGS: | | Everybody’s talking about AI and Chat GPT – what will they mean? I attended an event on 20.4.2023 organised by the Information School Sheffield University which explored this question for …Continue reading →

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E-Resource trial: Skills for study TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | As we’re midway through the second semester, many eyes are turning to assignments and thinking ahead to final exams. Did you know that we’ve recently secured a trial of the …Continue reading →

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Resolving to reference in 2023 TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | Whether you’re the type of person who makes New Years resolutions or not, we hope you’ll consider resolving to get comfortable with referencing this year. We have lots of resources …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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Dissertation Festival: Exploring library resources for dissertations in gender studies TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | As part of the 2022 Dissertation Festival, running from 7th-18th March and facilitated by the Academic Support Librarians, Digital Skills and IAD teams, I was invited to attend an online …Continue reading →

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Training with the ASL team TAGS: | | | | | | | | A large part of the work that the Academic Support Librarian team complete relates to training and providing Information Skills guidance, whether that’s in our individual schools or sessions which …Continue reading →

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Default utility Image Archival Provenance Project: a glimpse into the university’s history through some of its oldest manuscripts               My name is Madeleine Reynolds, a fourth year PhD candidate in History of Art....
Rediscovering the Poetry of Louisa Agnes Czarnecki, a 19th-Century Edinburgh Writer and Musician Today we are publishing a blog by Ash Mowat, a volunteer in the Civic Engagement...

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