Get the Best from the Library Week for SPS TAGS: | | | | | | | | | 27th-31st October Drop-in sessions on the 1st floor at Pop-up Library Get the Best from the Library Week is all about helping you find out more about how the Library can …Continue reading →

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Need help with using the Library? Help is available. TAGS: | | | Having problems finding material from your reading list? Not sure how to reference or cite properly in your work? Need to work on a systematic review but not sure where …Continue reading →

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New online resource for SPS: Media Education Foundation digital films TAGS: | | | | | | | | The Library has recently subscribed to the Media Education Foundation (MEF) digital films service via the Kanopy streaming service. MEF produce and provide documentary films and other educational resources to inspire …Continue reading →

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New books for SPS – July TAGS: | | | | | This month we’re featuring a small selection of new titles purchased to support the area of Politics and International Relations in the School of Social and Political Science. Democracy and …Continue reading →

Sport and social sciences: A Commonwealth Games inspired reading list TAGS: | | | | | | The 2014 Commonwealth Games start today and we’ve had a look through the wealth of e-books currently available to University staff and students at the Library, to pull together just …Continue reading →

Top 5 women’s studies library resources TAGS: | | | | | | | Emmeline Pankhurst, leader of the British suffragette movement and one of the most important feminist public figures of all time, was born today (15th July) in 1858. To celebrate her …Continue reading →

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New books for SPS – June TAGS: | | | | This month we’re featuring a small selection of new titles purchased to support the area of Social Work in the School of Social and Political Science. Language practices in social …Continue reading →

50 Years of Sociology at Edinburgh: Professor Tom Burns TAGS: | | | | In 1964 the Sociology department at University of Edinburgh was founded by Tom Burns. A prominent sociologist and one of the first sociologists to be elected to a Fellowship of …Continue reading →

Fitba’ crazy, fitba’ mad? A football inspired reading list TAGS: | | | The World Cup kicks off tomorrow in Brazil and we’ve pulled together just a small number of the e-books currently available to staff and students of the University in the …Continue reading →

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Better together or better apart? Some useful resources on the Scottish referendum. TAGS: | | | | On the 18th September 2014 Scotland will vote yes or no to independence. There are a wealth of online resources available that can help with your research or help to …Continue reading →

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