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A guide to subject guides TAGS: | | | One of the key parts of our role as librarians is to help staff and students find the things they need to complete their work. One way in which we …Continue reading →

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Dissertation Festival Blog: Engineering Village resources for dissertations TAGS: | | | | | | | Introduction The day has finally arrived, the end of my Dissertation Festival Blog series. To recap, the Library’s Dissertation Festival is a collaborative effort from the Library, Digital Skills department …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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Dissertation Festival Blog: So… what is a systematic review? TAGS: | | | | | | Introduction Welcome to the first of three blogs, where I document my Dissertation Festival Experience. For those who don’t know, the Library’s Dissertation Festival is a collaborative effort from the Library, …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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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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New Resources TAGS: | | | | | | | Throughout the year the Law Librarians purchase new materials – sometimes following requests, and other times to ensure that new editions of established and key texts are available to staff …Continue reading →

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Dissertation Festival 2021 TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | From 8 – 19 March the Library is running an online Dissertation Festival. The events taking place during this two week period will highlight what the Library can do for …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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