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What is LibSmart I? TAGS: | | | | | | | | LibSmart I is designed to give you an introduction to library resources for your study and research! The course enables you to take control of your learning as you self-enrol …Continue reading →

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Library Bitesize Session Review TAGS: | | | | | | | | | Introduction Despite being in my fourth and final year, I am still constantly discovering resources offered to students by the University! Most recently, I attended a Library Bitesize course for …Continue reading →

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Dissertation Festival Blog: How to use the library remotely for your dissertation TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | Introduction It’s time for the second blog! These dissertation festival blogs are an opportunity for me to share my thoughts on the Dissertation Festival Events I have attended. For those …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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Using the Library remotely – accessing material you need TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | With many of you currently not in Edinburgh and access to our Library’s print collections severely restricted, knowing the options for accessing material that isn’t available online or that the …Continue reading →

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Using the Library remotely – DiscoverEd TAGS: | | | | | | With many of you currently not in Edinburgh and access to our Library’s print collections severely restricted, being able to access books, journals and other materials online has become even …Continue reading →

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How to…read your reading list and search for readings in the Library TAGS: | | | | | | | Got your reading list but not sure what you’re being asked to read (is it a book, is it an article, is it a bird, is it a plane…)? Or …Continue reading →

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5 things to remember if using the Library this summer, 2017 TAGS: | | | | | | | I wrote a “5 things to remember if using the Library this summer” post last year and it is the second most viewed post on this site. So shamelessly clinging …Continue reading →

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Beginner’s guide to finding a book in DiscoverEd TAGS: | | | | Got a book you need to find in the Library but not sure how to search for it in DiscoverEd? This beginner’s guide should help. If searching for a known …Continue reading →

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Reading your reading list and recognising references TAGS: | | | | Got your reading list but not sure what you’re being asked to read (is it a book, is it an article, is it a bird, is it a plane…)? Or …Continue reading →

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