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LibSmart 2 – Taking your information literacy skills to the next level TAGS: Last year LibSmart 1 was launched with the aim of helping students develop their information literacy skills. The feedback has led to LibSmart 2! This new resource consists of subject specific …Continue reading →

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Training: Welcome to the Library! TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | It’s almost the start of the new academic year which means it’s one of the busiest times of year for Academic Support Librarians. We offer a range of introductory training …Continue reading →

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Supplier Help and Training TAGS: | | The university subscribes to hundreds of databases. It can be confusing how to navigate individual databases and resources, and although many can be searched in a similar way they all have …Continue reading →

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Training and dissertation support TAGS: | | | | | | | | | We know it’s that time of year where dissertation research is many students’ top priority so we have scheduled some events that we hope will help you prepare for the …Continue reading →

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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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Literature search clinics: one-to-one sessions TAGS: | | | | | | | Do you need help with your research? Have you got yourself into a muddle using legal resources online? Do you just need to know what you need to know? Book …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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Welcome back, and the Law Library during Lockdown Hello, and welcome back! This semester is set to be another strange one as we begin in ‘lockdown’ conditions in line with Scottish Government restrictions. This means that for the …Continue reading →

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Exams and revision TAGS: | | | | | It’s that time of year where everyone is focused on exams and assignment deadlines. In 2020 of course there’s the added pressure of taking a different kind of test and …Continue reading →

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Default utility Image Semply the Best: A Collection in Need of Some Love This week’s blog comes from Project Collections Assistants Anna O’Regan, Winona O’Connor and Max Chesnokov...
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