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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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LibSmart: All students now automatically enrolled! TAGS: | | | | | | | | We’re very excited to let you know that from this year onwards all students at Undergraduate and Postgraduate level will automatically be enrolled in our LibSmart online information literacy course! …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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Have you heard about LibSmart? TAGS: | | | | | | | We’re midway through the first semester now, and many students will have settled into the routine of lectures, seminars and practical class preparation. You may even be thinking ahead to …Continue reading →

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Welcome! Key library resources for 2022/23 TAGS: | | | | | | | | It’s been a bit quiet here on the ASL blog for the past couple of months and that’s because August and September are always spent preparing for the start of …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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LibSmart: Popular modules TAGS: | | | | By now we hope the name LibSmart is familiar to you. Whether you’ve seen a slide in a presentation from an Academic Support Librarian, a page on the display screens …Continue reading →

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What is LibSmart II? TAGS: | | | You may have read our recent article about LibSmart I, the foundation of our online information literacy course hosted on Learn. If you haven’t, check it out here. Where LibSmart …Continue reading →

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Things I Wish I’d Known: Graduate Reflections on using the Library TAGS: | | | As a recent graduate from Edinburgh, you can imagine I’ve spent the summer reminiscing and reflecting on my time at university. Over my four years studying Geography I spent a …Continue reading →

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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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