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Dissertation Festival: 26th October – 6th November TAGS: | | | | Are you writing a dissertation this year? Do you want to find out more about the library resources available to support your dissertation? From the 26th October to the 6th …Continue reading →

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January Journal Club : Supporting systematic review for researchers TAGS: | | | The first Journal Club of 2020 met on 8 January to talk about : Dalton, M., 2019. How individual consultations with a librarian can support systematic reviews in the social …Continue reading →

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Top 5 tips if you’re stuck with your dissertation literature search TAGS: | | | Are you stuck with the literature search for your dissertation or final year project? Not finding as much on your topic as you hoped? Here are 5 suggestions to help …Continue reading →

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How using a reference manager can help you manage the references for your dissertation TAGS: | | | | | | | | | Finding literature and gathering references from here, there and everywhere? Don’t want to get to a few days before hand in and realise you don’t have the full details of …Continue reading →

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Making the Most of Your Dissertation Week TAGS: | | | | | | For the first time at the University of Edinburgh Library we are planning to hold a Dissertation Week in November 11-15 2019. This week is all about how the Library …Continue reading →

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New Digital Collections for Divinity in 2016 TAGS: | | We’ve been able to purchase several new digital collections to support the School of Divinity in 2016. All of the below are accessible via http://www.ed.ac.uk/is/databases-a-z and via the Divinity subject …Continue reading →

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“Sorry, Foakes Jackson, I am for real”* TAGS: | | | | | Our colleague, Patrick Murray, has begun work cataloguing the W. F. Jackson collection, initially, as part of the Funk Cataloguing Project. This collection has been at New College for many …Continue reading →

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New digital access to Divinity theses collection TAGS: | | | | I’m delighted to announced that nearly two hundred and fifty theses dating from 1921-1950 from the New College Library collection are now available online in the Edinburgh Research Archive, part of the Divinity Dissertation …Continue reading →

Unique New College theses going digital TAGS: | | | | | | Over two hundred theses from the New College Library collection will soon be available online. We’ve been successful in a small project bid to digitise 200 theses dating 1921-1950.  While later theses are held …Continue reading →

IDCC 2014 – take home thoughts TAGS: | | | A few weeks ago I attended the 9th International Digital Curation Conference in San Francisco.  The conference was spread over four days, with two days for workshops, and two for …Continue reading →

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Collections

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Default utility Image Edinburgh Research Explorer: March 2021 Edinburgh Research Explorer: March 2021 • www.research.ed.ac.uk The dip in download numbers which seemed to inflict...

Projects

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...
Default utility Image The Battle of Life: A look at the Dumfriesshire mental health survey “worried, dull and anxious, not quite up to the battle of life.” Widowed female, 45-54...

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